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THOMPSON: High Taxes And Plain Packaging Fund North Korean Nukes And Terrorists

All around the world as governments intervene in the market with “plain packaging” of cigarette packs and tax hikes to discourage smoking, they are trading one evil for another. Tobacco harms the health of those who smoke and those around them, but conse
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 30, 2017 23:16
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U.S. appeals court voids part of Indiana vaping law

7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Indiana went too far by subjecting out-of-state manufacturers to detailed rules for such things as sinks, cleaning equipment and even contracts with outside security firms, and could not enforce those rules against t
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2017 22:44
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[Central America] Nicaragua tobacco thrives thanks to US consumers

Nicaragua has its own growing reputation as a tobacco producer, boasting a sector that is a big exporter and employer, thanks mainly to US demand. Esteli, a region in the north of the Central American country, has the dark soil and tropical climate propit
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 30, 2017 14:57
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Federal Judge In New York Grants Summary Judgment In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

granted summary judgment to a group of government officials and dismissed the complaints brought by two Native American nations with prejudice after finding that an amendment to a tax on Native American-made cigarettes does not violate the tribes’ right t
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 30, 2017 00:29
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[Ohio] Appeals judge Timothy Horton to plead guilty to spending campaign funds on cigars, meals

Franklin County Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Horton soon will appear in a courtroom other than his own to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Ohio Elections Commission this morning unanimously referred Horton for prosecution on three counts of fili
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 28, 2017 21:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR investigates cigarette maker for supposedly using fake tax stamps

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has ordered an investigation into allegations of counterfeit tax stamps used in the packs of cigarette maker Mighty Corp., the Department of Finance (DOF) said Wednesday.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Dominguez: BIR did the ‘right thing’ in investigating fake tax stamps on cigarettes

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Caesar Dulay did the “right thing” in ordering an investigation into the alleged use by certain tobacco manufacturers of fake tax stamps on their cigarette packs.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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[Europe] OLAF operations thwart cigarette smugglers by stopping millions of cigarettes from entering the EU black market

More than 42 million “cheap white” and counterfeit cigarettes set to debark on the European Union (EU) shores were stopped from entering the black market thanks to information and expertise provided by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). Within the co
Foreign Affairs New Zealand (nz)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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On Tap Europe: Organised Crime and Illicit Trade in Spain: Country Report

The criminal networks behind Spain’s illicit trade are sophisticated, agile and often active in other areas of criminality. In contrast to other countries studied, there does not appear to be a decisive shift away from the established high-risk activitie
Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) (uk)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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[Maryland] Chance of large profits lures some through Md. for cigarette smuggling

I-95 is a known route for contraband smugglers, transporting anything from drugs to guns to cigarettes. In the case of 53-year-old Issaam Ali Ahmed, police say one of those equaled big money.
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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