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[Africa, Algeria, Europe, France] Tobacco smuggling: Marseille’s illicit secret

The latest trend, seen almost everywhere in the bustling Mediterranean city, is the sale of cigarettes smuggled from North Africa. In the endless cat-and-mouse game with the police, smugglers seem to be winning, for now. The Project SUN report, an annual
EurActiv
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[New York] Dixie the Dramasaurus: Million dollar lawsuit

The beloved 70-foot-tall, fiberglass statue is now wrapped up in a million-dollar civil lawsuit based around...the property that the dismantled dino currently sits on....Dixie was the brainchild of Tobacco store tycoon John Roscoe. The 15,000-pound dinosa
WTEN TV ABC Channel 10 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 24, 2018 14:40
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[Lebanon, Mid-east] Travel Ban on 7 Suspects Involved in Forged Tobacco Case in Jordan

Citizens taking to social media, as well as MPs asked for businessman Awni Mutee to be brought back from Lebanon, and grilled the government over the way and timing of his “escape” from the Kingdom just one day before a raid at the said factory.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[California] Police Searching for Woman Accused of Stabbing Following Argument over Smoking

The two woman got into an argument about the 60-year-old woman smoking near a leaking propane tank, Sullivan said. The argument escalated then the suspect pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim on the left forearm, Sullivan said.
Times of San Diego
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[China] Vaping Industry Decries Trump's Tariffs Targeting E-Cigarettes

Chinese imports that could go into effect in a month -- includes vaping devices. Most e-cigarettes are made in China, leaving Robbins and his peers without an alternative. “It might be good for the trade deficit in the long run, but how many stores is it
Bloomberg News
added Jul 23, 2018 19:46
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[UK] Smoking ban in prison puts tobacco on most-wanted list

“With regards to the impact on the illicit economy; tobacco has become an additional currency to the current currencies relating to drug use and mobile phones within the illicit economy.” Mr Stewart also admitted that there appeared to have been a sharp
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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New York brings internal charges against officer in Garner chokehold death

Police had approached Garner on July 17, 2014 for peddling loose cigarettes, a violation of the city’s administrative code. The encounter escalated into an argument before Pantaleo began trying to restrain Garner.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 05:31
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Syndicate that tried to smuggle 1.2 tonnes of tobacco and 350,000 cigarettes into Australia from China inside children's toys is smashed by the Border Force

A 35-year-old delivery driver has been arrested after he was caught smuggling a tobacco shipment hidden inside kids' toys which was travelling from China to Sydney. The 350,000 illicit cigarettes and 1,200kg of tobacco was stashed inside children's play
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:51
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[UK] Thousands of illegal tobacco products seized in Dudley

DUDLEY Council’s trading standards team took more than 150,000 illegal cigarettes and 1,000kg of tobacco off the borough’s streets last year. The items were seized from seven shops between April 2017 and March 2018 with the assistance of specialist toba
Stourbridge News, Halesowen News & Dudley News (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[China, North Carolina] N Carolina Gov. Cooper asks Trump to pull back on tariffs

Cooper mentioned specifically pork heading to Mexico and China and tobacco going to Turkey, China and the European Union. He says North Carolina exports of these products alone to the affected regions are $550 million annually.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 20, 2018 14:05
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