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[Fiji, Oceania] WCO emphasizes priorities during Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting 2017

The delegates agreed on a Regional Strategic Plan and discussed several topics including the measures to counter tobacco smuggling, private sector involvement, including the possibility of back-to-back engagement with them at next year's regional meeting
World Customs Organization (be)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:26
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[Fiji, Oceania] High demand for illicit tobacco

Today the OCO and WHO signed a memorandum of understanding to work together in sharing information and ideas relevant to preventing and eliminating illicit tobacco trade.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:24
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[UK] Counterfeit tobacco and cigarettes sold on Facebook

The cut-price tobacco and cigarettes are being sold through Facebook's Marketplace pages Undercover reporters arranged to meet a seller in Tunbridge Wells and purchased items marketed as Mayfair cigarettes and Amber Leaf rolling tobacco. When analysed,
BBC Online
added Mar 31, 2017 03:07
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[Europe, Poland, Spain] NETWORK OF HASHISH AND COUNTERFEIT TOBACCO SMUGGLERS DISMANTLED

7 individuals have been arrested in a joint operation carried out by the Polish Police in cooperation with the Spanish National Police and with the support of Europol. The organised crime group (OCG) was involved in smuggling large quantities of hashish
Europol (nl)
added Mar 31, 2017 03:00
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[Washington] Wash. Tribes Escape Sanctions In Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

A Washington federal judge refused Wednesday to sanction attorneys for members of four Native American tribes who unsuccessfully tried to block state employees from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, finding that ar
Law360
added Mar 31, 2017 02:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Make Mighty pay to prevent heart attacks, strokes of 70,000 poorest patients

disclosed that P1 billion from unpaid taxes due the government could pay for a year’s worth of maintenance medicines, laboratory tests and medical care of around 70,000 of the poorest Filipinos who are at risk for heart attack or stroke due to tobacco use
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] IFIJEH: Flavoured Cigarettes: A Sinister Ploy to Ensnare Children

With the rising influx of flavoured cigarettes into the Nigerian market, which are mostly targeted at luring children, Martins Ifijeh writes on why the government and stakeholders must strengthen interventions against illicit tobacco trade in the country
This Day (ng)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25
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[Asia, India] Use GST to curb illegal cigarette trade, tobacco body says

Shares 1 Thu, 30 Mar 2017-02:50pm , PTI The GST is an unique opportunity for the government to address the growing illegal cigarettes trade in the country, according to Tobacco Institute of India (TII). The institute, a body representing interests of le
DNA India (in)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Price hikes won't impact smoking rates, says trade body

the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM), warned the increase could provide more fuel to the booming illegal market. It said on Thursday any further price increases would not impact smoking rates as smokers would turn to the very chea
The Star (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:49
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[France] Tabacs to launch their own cigarette brand

French tobacco shops are set to launch their own brand of cigarettes in a bid to combat the black market in tobacco. The move is aimed at "the scourge of the black market" said Pascal Montredon, president of the Confederation of Tobacconists, which incl
The Connexion (fr)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:53
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