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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Curbing growth in cigarette sales

But even the pricing mechanism has its limitations, because the government has to consider several factors in determining the tax level. Too steep a rise in the tax could adversely hurt the industry, which directly and indirectly employs an estimated 3.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:05
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[UK-Scotland] Illegal super-strength e-cigarettes seized in crackdown as shops targeted in undercover swoops

They found illicit liquids over the maximum legal nicotine strength level of two per cent and other products which were nine months out of date. The Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force in April, regulating the sa
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:54
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[Poland] Polish police raid illegal cigarette factory

Officers detained 14 people aged 26 to 63, including 10 foreigners in a raid on the site in the Otwock region, southwest of Warsaw. Some of those in the factory tried to hide in the production hall but were found by police.
Radio Poland (pl)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:51
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[Guam, Micronesia] New laws require tobacco stamps, give peace officers more time to get fit

Within a year, the government of Guam will be required to place government stamps on all tobacco products – a change intended to better monitor and improve the collection of tobacco taxes. There currently is a sin tax of $3 per pack of cigarettes. Speak
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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[Canada] When Will There Be an Ontario Illegal Tobacco Enforcement Summit?

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco highlighted the hypocrisy evident in Ontario's Cannabis Legalization Enforcement Summit...to prepare for the legalisation of cannabis while calls for a similar approach to the province's booming contraband tob
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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[India, Pakistan] Why does ISI want Dawood Ibrahim to sell cigarettes

An Intelligence Bureau report states that Pakistan has instructed Dawood Ibrahim to step up sale of illicit cigarettes to fund operations in Kashmir....Pakistan wants the D-Gang to boost this trade in a bid to finance terror operations in Kashmir. The pro
OneIndia.com (in)
added Oct 20, 2017 18:27
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[Europe] Retailers call for ‘hard’ limit on tobacco brought into UK

Independent retailers are looking to boost their tobacco sales by backing a ‘hard Brexit’ to restrict the amount of cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco products tourists and visitors can bring into the country from Europe after the UK leaves the EU.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:35
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[Europe, UK] TRA calls for government action on illicit tobacco

Tobacco Retailer’s Alliance has called on the government to introduce a limit on the amount of tobacco that can be brought back into the UK after Brexit...Its 2018 "A Fair Deal for Small Shops" report outlines how the government can assist retailers in ta
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:33
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[Europe, UK] TRA launches Fair Deal For Small Shops

Suleman Khonat, TRA National Spokesperson, said of the report: “There have been significant changes to the tobacco market over the past year. With the introduction of plain packaging and the ban on smaller packs we are seeing a noticeable fall off in tra
Asian Trader (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:27
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[Samoa] Health tackles illicit tobacco products

The Ministry of Health emphasises, however, that Samoa has a primary legal responsibility for ensuring the public is protected from the harmful constituents of tobacco products through the elimination of illicit trade of tobacco products. The ultimate
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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