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[New Zealand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris in court over 'HEETS'

The company was originally charged with importing and selling a product called HEETS, which heats tobacco sticks, rather than burning them. However, one of the charges brought by the Ministry of Health has been dropped, and the judge-alone trial in the
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:16
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[UK] Hatfield store has licence suspended after police find ‘large amount of smuggled tobacco’

Hatfield Food & Wine in St Albans Road East has been banned from selling alcohol for three weeks – starting from Friday, March 9 – after a large amount of smuggled tobacco was found while under previous ownership. Police had requested a review of the o
Welwyn and Hatfield Times (WHTimes) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:50

[New York] Groups, States Back NY In $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty Row ($$)

A host of states and anti-tobacco groups have thrown their support behind the state and city of New York’s bid Wednesday for the Second Circuit to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes fro
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47

New York State Asks Appeals Court To Uphold $247M Tobacco Verdict ($$)

New York state on Feb. 21 urged an appellate panel to uphold a federal judge’s $247 million verdict against the United Parcel Service (UPS), saying UPS had plenty of notice of the kind of damages the plaintiffs were seeking (The State of New York, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47

[Australia] Shocking moment a 13-year-old boy is knocked to the ground by an older teenager in a sickening one-punch attack after he told him to stop smoking

The friends said they were sitting in the park with other mates when two people - an older boy and an adult - started smoking nearby. But when Kyle asked them to move further away from them, he said they became angry and allegedly threw a single punch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:46

[Canada] United States: California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

Grand River Enterprises Six Nations ("Grand River"), for failing to comply with California laws governing nonparticipating tobacco product manufacturers ("NPMs")....Grand River has asked that the court not have jurisdiction over the company, gi
added Mar 2, 2018 01:47

[Indiana] Parents found NOT GUILTY for taking their baby to the Wild Beaver Saloon bar where the mom was seen 'drinking, smoking and breastfeeding' while 'offering sex in exchange for beer'

The couple was arrested at Wild Beaver Saloon in Indianapolis, Indiana. Officers said people reported a woman 'smoking, drinking and breastfeeding her child' outside the bar ...have been found not guilty of all charges.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:46

[Australia] Final resting place: Notorious Comanchero chief Mick Hawi is buried with his beloved hookah and a TEDDY BEAR - as family claim he had 'left the bikie life behind' before gym execution

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:36

[Netherlands] ROMEO-STUPPY: The tobacco industry should be charged as criminals

This is a blow for public health around the world. Action on Smoking and Health and our partners have been working to bring a criminal case against the tobacco industry in courts around the world, including in the U.S. While the DPPS arguments are oft-h
The Hill
added Feb 26, 2018 22:39

[Pennsylvania] Prison for tobacco seller who skirted IRS on bulk sales

A Stroudsburg tobacco distributor was sentenced to prison for skirting the IRS on cash payments and helping another business evade taxes, federal prosecutors said. Kamlesh Patel, 60, was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison and two years of supervised
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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