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[UK] ‘Dodgy’ cigarettes sold over the counter seized by Tower Hamlets trading standards officers

Confiscated cigarettes which were believed to have been smuggled into the country to sell in shops in the East End. Picture source: LBTH Confiscated cigarettes which were believed to have been smuggled into the country to sell in shops in the East End. P
East London Advertiser (uk)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:14
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[New York] Brooklyn police precinct’s cigar lounge goes up in smoke

“The party’s over,” the source added. The move followed a probe ordered Thursday by Police Commissioner James O’Neill in the wake of The Post’s report about smokers filling the 62nd Precinct station house with the stench from their stogies.
New York Post
added Jan 17, 2018 08:56
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[UK] Two smokers who were fined for dropping their cigarette butts have had the penalty reduced for a bizarre reason

But both of them secured a 50 per cent refund of their fines after successfully quitting smoking for good with support from Bexley’s free Stop Smoking programme.
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:48
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[Connecticut] Two indicted in $5.8M tobacco tax fraud scheme

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport has returned a 13-count indictment against two tobacco wholesalers who are charged with defrauding the state of approximately $5.8 million in taxes due on tobacco products imported into the state.
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Jan 16, 2018 00:23
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[Connecticut] Feds Say Tobacco Dealers Bilked State Of $5.8 Million In Taxes

Federal prosecutors said Friday they have indicted two Bridgeport tobacco wholesalers for cheating the state out of $5.8 million in taxes owed on tobacco products shipped into Connecticut. Pavan Vaswani, 39, of West Haven, and Rishi Malik, 45, of Fairfie
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 15, 2018 23:13
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[UK] Thieves steal £10,000 of illegal tobacco after working out where haul was being kept when officials posted a video boasting about their find

The video clearly shows two vehicles parked next to the container, in the distinctive red and yellow livery of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service. That may have proved to be enough of a hint for thieves cut a 3ft by 2ft hole in the side of the container at
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:25
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[Philippines] Tobacco products banned in Qatar

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reminded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar to refrain from bringing tobacco products there. This after the host country has banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment, and other mate
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:14
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[Europe] STEVENS: On public health, why is the #EC silencing NGOs?

while the EU is restricting the availability of tobacco products and launching anti-smoking campaigns, it is also ... allowing cigarette makers to play a central role in the fight against tobacco smuggling.
EU Reporter
added Jan 14, 2018 21:07
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Educate foreigners on Singapore's no-smoking rules

I have lived in two private condominiums in the past two years and have encountered four instances... Clear guidelines on Singapore's no-smoking laws should be issued when new visas and passports are issued to foreign employees and new immigrants, so the
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 20:54
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[Australia] Vic Police seize cigarettes, cars and cash

Victoria Police has confiscated cigarettes, luxury cars and $1 million in cash as part of a bust on a Melbourne tobacco ring.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:08
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