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[New Zealand] Tobacco smuggling 'rivals what we're seeing for drugs', Customs official says

Nearly two million cigarettes have been seized in what is thought to be New Zealand's largest tax evasion case involving tobacco. An Auckland businessman was arrested last Wednesday while attempting to flee the country after a six-month investigation in
TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:23

Egypt to work with WHO to combat illicit tobacco trade

Egypt's cabinet approved on Wednesday measures that go in line with the World Health Organization's (WHO) protocol to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products, MENA reported. The objective of the protocol is the elimination of all forms of illicit t
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:21

[Africa, South Africa] R10 illegal cigarette pack becomes SA's top seller

Research house Ipsos said on Tuesday that South Africa has become the first country in the world to allow an illegal cigarette brand to become a top seller, after Gold Leaf Tobacco’s RG brand became the top-selling brand in the country overall, overtakin
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 28, 2018 19:04

[South Africa] Allegedly illicit cigarette brand takes pole position in SA

“In a remarkable show of defiance, manufacturers of cigarettes selling below the minimum tax have expanded ...” the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa said...Gold Leaf Tobacco’s RG brand was now the top-selling brand in SA overall, having overtaken all
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:32

E-Cig Maker Seeks ITC Probe Of Imported Cartridges

JUUL Labs Inc. has urged the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate whether the importation into the United States and the sales of certain electronic cigarette cartridges by two dozen different...
added Nov 27, 2018 03:07

FDA's Gottlieb Reaffirms Efforts to Stave Off New Youth Smokers

Gottlieb outlined the agency’s approach to those decisions at Bloomberg headquarters in New York Monday... “The two big things you’re looking at are the ability to migrate currently addicted adult smokers onto less harmful products, and the ability to pre
Bloomberg News
added Nov 27, 2018 02:25

[Uae] Countering Illicit Trade to Combat the Misuse of Free Trade Zones (FTZs) by Organized Criminal Syndicates, Corrupt Facilitators, Money Launderers, and Terrorists

Mr. Luna encouraged countries to sign and ratify the Protocol to address the cross-border challenges posed today by illicit networks and to commit to be part of a global enforcement regime to tackle the illegal tobacco trade globally.
PR Newswire
added Nov 27, 2018 02:25

[UK-Scotland] Lies, damned lies and illicit tobacco statistics

The spectre of the illicit trade is used to oppose public health measures such as standardised packaging and duty increases. Advertisements are taken out by tobacco companies promoting the possibility of an increase in criminal activity. Neither HMRC nor
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:19

[Europe] CARUANA: EU Court of Justice Upholds Ban on Snus

This morning the European Court of Justice (ECJ), announced its decision to maintain the EU ban on snus, the oral tobacco product which has helped millions of Scandinavians quit smoking.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:08

[Australia] Woman 'bashed' for smoking in carpark

Emma Martin, a disability pensioner, was in the carpark of her Southport apartment building with a female friend when the two women were approached by a fellow resident, Nine News reported. The neighbour, identified by Nine News as Rewi Borell, argued t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:44
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