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[Canada] O’RIORDAN: Taxing tobacco and cannabis: history learned – or forgotten?

Smoking prevalence did not decrease by anywhere near the reduction in legal tobacco sales. The huge price increase created a profit incentive for smugglers of contraband tobacco. Many smokers switched to much lower-priced contraband. In 1994, Statistics C
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:46

[Canada] BONOKOSKI: First Nations’ chief taxman wants control of the pot tax

there are more than 20 pot dispensaries and at least 30 smoke shacks selling cheap cigarettes. The population of Tyendinaga is 2,124. Do the math. At the Six Nations Mohawk Territory, however, the largest First Nations reserve in Canada with a populati
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:45

Tobacco brands need to ‘reinvent branding to ensure long term growth’

companies need to find avenues beyond packaging to ensure brand influence over a long term, according to analytics firm GlobalData.... ‘The Impact of Plain Packaging on Tobacco Products’ reveals that plain packaging may have some utility in getting regula
Packaging News (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:36
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[UK] Russian spy claims he is on hit-list of EIGHT targets he says Vladimir Putin wants dead

In a terrifying development, Karpich­kov says he has been warned to watch for weapons disguised as e-cigarettes but which conceal deadly nerve gas. He tells the Sunday People bluntly: “I’m 59. But I’m not ­optimistic about seeing 60.”
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 23:44

[UK] Off-duty, smoking white cop tackles and handcuffs a black woman after she recorded him 'harassing' a group of teens and calling them 'animals' outside a movie theater

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:42

[Dominican Republic, USA] Importer, Cigar Co. Denied Dismissal Of $3M Tax Suit At CIT ($$)

The Court of International Trade denied bids by a cigar company and an importer to dismiss claims they failed to pay more than $3 million in excise taxes on cigars imported from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, saying the federal government has suffic
added Mar 10, 2018 18:31

[Latvia] Customs officers seize record large amount of illegal cigarettes – 26.4 mln – hidden in rail cars

On March 5, based on information received from Karsava customs checkpoint, Rezekne customs officers conducted a thorough inspection of six rail cars. During inspection it was discovered that behind covering goods – bags of miner fertilizers and empty
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:26

[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27

[South Africa] ARCHIVE: SALOOJEE: Multinationals use smoke and mirrors in illicit trade

The money gave the Tobacco Institute and BAT a seat on the official Illicit Tobacco Task Team...cigarette companies have hijacked the problem of tobacco smuggling, promoting misperceptions of the size of the trade, its costs to the economy, its causes and
BusinessLive (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:10
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[UK] Quit smoking campaign aimed at sale of illicit tobacco

In North Yorkshire, the Keep it Out campaign will put emphasis on raising awareness of the implications of these cigarettes and tobacco being available in the county’s communities and encourages both smokers and non-smokers to report the sale of illicit
York Press (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46
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