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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Palace bares ‘bribe’ attempt on Duterte

Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice to conduct a full-blown investigation of Mighty Corp. for possible economic sabotage and tax evasion charges. Duterte said he has ordered the arrest of Wong Chu King for allegedly faking cigarette revenue st
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:13

[Delaware, New York] Georgetown traffic stop leads to discovery of large quantity of untaxed cigarettes

during that search a large quantity of cigarettes were discovered. We are told in total, 248 cartons of Marlboro brand cigarettes, 160 cartons of Newport brand cigarettes and 95 cartons of miscellaneous brands of cigarettes were located in the vehicle. P
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:11

[Europe] Industry involvement in EU tobacco tracking system divides stakeholders

But many issues still lie ahead and the main question is who will have responsibility for the Track and Trace system (T&T) at the EU level. One aspect suggests that the tobacco industry should be excluded from the process, while another views industry in
added Mar 6, 2017 16:00


There has been an increase in levels of violence in the prison. Though levels are not as high as in many other prisons, this is of concern. There is anecdotal evidence that the smoking ban and an increase in the use of illicit substances is a contribut
Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:39

[UK] Prison smoking ban blamed for rise in assaults and vandalism

The report by the Independent Monitoring Board said: “There is no proof of a direct link with the ban. “But the indirect consequences of the increase in ­offences such as damage to property, assaults, possession of unauthorised articles and disobeying l
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:30

[Colorado] Permanent tax break for tobacco retailers advances with help from cigar-loving lawmakers

An effort to extend a tax break for Colorado cigar retailers advanced Tuesday with the help from a couple powerful aficionados. Senate Bill 139 would allow companies that sell cigars and some tobacco products to claim a refund of the state’s 40 percent
Denver (CO) Post
added Mar 6, 2017 02:05

[Florida] Kobe’s cousin? Maybe. Cigar-importing tax cheat? Definitely.

No doubt surrounds Bryant of twice being a federal tobacco excise tax cheat regarding imported cigars and cigarettes. He’s pleaded guilty to that in two cases, the most recent of which got him sentenced to seven years in federal prison Monday. He also mu
Miami (FL) Herald
added Mar 6, 2017 02:03

[Canada] Fight Cigarette Smuggling With Better Policing, Not Higher Taxes - C.D. Howe Institute

Provinces should fight contraband cigarettes with better policing, and reforming government allocation of cigarettes to Aboriginal reserves, rather than impose higher taxes, according to new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Smokes, Smuggler
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 03:10

[New York] Sheriff's office arrests three in past week for untaxed cigarettes

New York City Sheriff's Office has arrested three people in the past week for selling untaxed cigarettes and other illegal tobacco products, according to the office's twitter page. The first two arrests happened within the confines of the NYPD's 123rd Pr
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 3, 2017 02:56
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[California] VIDEO: Health Officials Cracking Down on Rising Illegal Tobacco Sales in Kern County

A press conference was held this morning to discuss how to combat illegal tobacco sales to underage people in Kern County. In the last six months, Public Health Officials have sent out underage decoys to try and buy tobacco products. The decoys were able
KERO 23 (The Bakersfield Channel)
added Mar 3, 2017 02:55
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