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KOTOVA: Smoking bans are sparking a rise in violence and disorder in UK prisons

Without such a comprehensive program of reform, a smoking ban will achieve little and may in fact prove to be dangerous. A black market in cigarettes and other nicotine products could contribute to further violence as prisoners get into greater debt. Pri
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:54
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[Europe, UK] ACS raises concerns over tobacco 'track and trace' plans

Association of Convenience Stores has raised concerns... chief executive James Lowman said: “It is important that we tackle the illicit tobacco market throughout the supply chain but these regulations would place a significant cost and time burden on reta
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:24
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[Brazil] Launching a Movement to Combat Smuggling and Illegal Trade

The Brazilian Institute of Competitive Ethics (ETCO) and the City of São Paulo launched a movement to combat smuggling and the sale of counterfeit products. The goal is to attract the largest cities in the country, where illegal trade is stronger. In Bra
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:20
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[Turkey] Police raid ‘vape party’ in Istanbul, fine over 800 guests

detaining three organizers and handing administrative fines to all attendees for “smoking indoors,” which is officially banned in Turkey. After invitations for the “unlimited vape party” were posted on Facebook, police took the location on İstiklal Avenu
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:31
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[UK] Trading Standards shuts down trade in fake and illegal cigarettes at Sheffield shop

A Sheffield shopkeeper and her husband have been fined a total of £750 and £2260 in costs for selling illicit and counterfeit cigarettes and hand-rolled tobacco in their Sheffield shop.
Sheffield City Council (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:15
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[Burma/Myanmar] High taxes, competition choke cheroot-makers

Myanmar's traditional mini cigar, the cheroot, is near extinction as manufacturers struggle with high taxes, high production costs and stiff competition from imported and local cigarettes.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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[Australia] KIM: Shopping for Illegal Cigarettes in Sydney’s Chinatown

He told me that many of his friends travel to Chinatown to buy these sexier, more colourful packets of cigarettes..."Well the plain packaging is ugly, that's the first reason. The second reason is they're cheaper."
Vice.com
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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[UK] VIDEO: Illegal Tobacco - See it, Report it, Stop it!

Students from Southampton Solent University have produced this short film highlighting the damaging consequences of the sale of illegal tobacco. Far from being a victimless crime, illegal tobacco often ends up in the hands of children and brings crime int
You Tube
added Sep 20, 2017 03:37
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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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[France] Exhibitor numbers a record

A record number of exhibitors have registered for the TFWA World Exhibition and Conference, which is due to be held at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France, on October 1-6. Five-hundred-and-fifteen companies have registered so far, up 4.7 percent on
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 23:00
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