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[Ireland] Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s

A TOTAL OF 306 retailers around the country were targeted in sting sales operations in the first nine months of last year to see if they were selling cigarettes to minors. The ‘test’ tobacco sales to minors are carried out by the Health Service Executiv
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:44
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[China] VIDEO: Disturbing footage shows Chinese boy, four, smoking cigarettes like a pro after 'stealing them from shops'

This is the shocking moment a four-year-old boy enjoyed smoking cigarettes at home in southern China. Neighbours said they have seen the boy smoking for about one to two years already. Some said he picked up cigarettes on the floor or stole them from
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 22:22
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[Europe] EU Shelves Plan To Amend Tobacco Tax Directive

Following a review initiated in March 2016, the European Commission has recommended that no changes be made to the EU Directive governing the taxation of tobacco products. The review was started following a meeting of EU economy and finance ministers, w
Tax-News.com
added Jan 22, 2018 20:04
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[UK] Tens of thousands of illegal cigarettes found in Great Yarmouth shop raids

The cigarettes and nearly 6kg of illegal rolling tobacco were found in an operation carried out by Norfolk County Council Trading Standards on Thursday. In one shop a sniffer discovered a hatch leading to a secret compartment behind a water heater, with
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:03
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[UK] Hoxton Supermarket banned from selling booze after illegal tobacco haul seized

The haul, made up of 3.7kg of loose tobacco and 428 cigarettes, was found by town hall trading standards officers at Hoxton Supermarket, Hoxton Street, after an anonymous tip-off from a customer. In a separate operation, the store was also found to hav
Hackney Gazette (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:02
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[Africa, South Africa] Hijackers pose as police officers to hijack truck carrying tobacco products

Western Cape police have made a breakthrough in a case involving a hijacking of a truck transporting tobacco products in Mitchells Plain last week‚ by eight hijackers posing as police officers‚ with the arrest on Sunday of four suspects.
Times LIVE (za)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:43
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[Russia] After marijuana seizure from Titiev, Chechen police finds empty cigarettes in Memorial’s Grozny office

Titiev has been detained and arrested by court on charges of drug possession...two Parliament cigarettes, in which tobacco was replaced with some other substance, were also found....only one smoker – Elena Milashina...she prefers thin cigarettes by Esse1,
Crime Russia (hk)
added Jan 21, 2018 01:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Kiddy packs’ won’t cut illegal cigarette trade, says anti-smoking group

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) president Dr Molly Cheah said today there is no evidence to prove that “kiddie packs” can help fight the illicit tobacco business. “This is rubbish. Fighting the illegal cigarette market and reintroducing ‘kid
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:37
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Revealed: Husband of British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was 'exporting cannabis e-cigarettes' from Spain as footage shows police searching his office

The husband of a British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was allegedly exporting cannabis e-cigarettes from his Spanish hideaway, police say. Investigators believe that Paul Muldoon, 33, who is on the run from authorities in Britain accused of frau
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:57
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[Belarus, Europe] Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

The Baltic country’s border guard said on Friday it had found thousands of packets of cigarettes attached beneath blocks of ice on the river Neris, which runs into Lithuania from Belarus, since the ice began flowing two weeks ago. Around 1,000 packs wer
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2018 01:31
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