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[New Zealand] Could tobacco companies 'play their part' against robberies? They believe they are

"I'm not against the dispensers, but maybe some of these tobacco companies need to start talking to some of these dairy owners and perhaps play their part in it," Bennett said at the time. British American Tobacco NZ says it will look at trialling autom
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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[Asia, China] VIDEO: Shenzhen police cracked the largest case of trafficking of counterfeit cigarettes production up to 2 million cigarettes daily Gang

This is the Shenzhen police arrested the king made cigarettes Gang scene in the video scene. The police then traveled to Hubei, Jiangxi, Guangdong and other places in pursuit of arrest, the final 28 suspects were criminal detention and selling counterfeit
BestChinaNews.com (blog)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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[Massachusetts] Cigar-pricing discrepancy still has Wareham tobacconist fuming

New England Smoke Shop owner Louis Bourassa noted in May’s BOH meeting that he is required to sell single cigars for at least $2.50 and two-cigar packages for at least $5. Two minutes down the road in Bourne, a person can buy a single cigar for 79 cents
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Australia: Smoke without fire: international tobacco retailers claims held to be misleading and dece

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that the representations had the ability to mislead consumers about the health effects of non-nicotine e-cigarettes. More specifically, the ACCC argued that, by making the representations,
Mondaq
added Jun 8, 2017 18:04
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WV A.G. warns of 'Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement' scam

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning people about an online promotion that misleads consumers to believe they can receive tobacco settlement money.
WTAP-TV (Parkersburg, WV)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:36
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[New York] Members And Associates Of Russian Crime Syndicate Arrested For Racketeering, Extortion, Robbery, Murder-For-Hire Conspiracy, Fraud, Narcotics, And Firearms Offenses

ALEX FISHMAN, STEVEN FISHMAN, and MELNYK are charged in the Fishman Indictment with conspiring to transport and sell contraband cigarettes in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:12
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[California] E-cigs sail in from China

So-called e-cigarettes have been increasingly making their way into San Diego from foreign ports, according to a May 24 audit by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, raising possible dangers for unwary users. “E-cigarette liquid — which can contain
San Diego (CA) Reader
added Jun 8, 2017 03:58
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government prepares regulation for tobacco import control

The ministrys Director General for International Trade Oke Nurwan said here on Wednesday that the government has prepared the regulation following the decline in farmers selling price in the domestic market. "(Importers) must use domestic tobacco. If th
Antara News (id)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:56
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[Europe] Cigarette tracking rules risk being derailed by lobbyists

tobacco companies will be required to show that they always know where their products are in the supply chain...anti-smoking activists fear...if tobacco lobbyists succeed in convincing...the system could be controlled by the tobacco industry itself.
EUobserver.com
added Jun 7, 2017 18:01
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How to measure the black market for cigarettes

plain packs. Tobacco companies claim that the move will boost the sales of contraband cigarettes by making them trickier to spot. There is one way to tell whether this actually happens: track how black-market sales change. But how can such sales be measur
The Economist
added Jun 7, 2017 14:51
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