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[UK] Two Ipswich men sentenced for illegal tobacco offences

Raoof was sentenced to 200 hours community service and fined £500 and also ordered to pay an £80 victim surcharge. Ibrahim was sentenced to 100 hours community service and ordered to pay an £80 victim surcharge. Raoof was arrested after 20,600 illegal ci
Suffolk County Council (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:43
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[Canada] 22-year-old man dies after being punched inside Starbucks in Burnaby, B.C.

"The woman tossed a cigarette out the window and he [Page-Vincelli] picked it up and he threw it back at her," said Michael Zimeras, who was one of the witnesses outside the coffee shop at the time. The woman went inside a nearby bank and came out with
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:37
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[Australia, Uae: Dubai] Customs officers charged over alleged tobacco smuggling ring linked to crime family

Customs official Craig Richard Eakin and former Customs employee Johayna Merhi were charged this week with corruption offences over an alleged tobacco smuggling ring. Documents obtained by the ABC suggest Eakin and Merhi are allegedly the latest in a li
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:38
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[Australia, Uae: Dubai] Border Force officer arrested over alleged drug and tobacco syndicate

An Australian Border Force officer has been nabbed over an alleged international drug and tobacco ring operating between Sydney and Dubai. The serving officer was arrested alongside a female former Customs and Border Protection Service officer.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:38
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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Police arrest 17 in Australia, Dubai, Netherlands drug raids

Police in Australia, Dubai and the Netherlands have arrested 17 people... The investigation began in mid-2016, targeting organised crime groups attempting to import large quantities of drugs and tobacco, according to authorities.
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Kentucky] LETTER: Death by smoking saves money

Smokers reduce health care costs by billions of dollars by dying younger. Chesney ignores that thousands of small farmers in Kentucky and North Carolina in the U.S
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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[Australia] Tobacco tax fueling black market crime

The illicit tobacco trade has received far less attention from police and security agencies when compared to terrorism, drug and weapons trafficking and people smuggling…Attracted by the huge revenue streams and lesser penalties applied to those caught t
MacroBusiness (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:36
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[Australia] Govt turbocharging illegal tobacco: Lib MP

A Liberal backbencher fears his government may be giving a "leg-up" to organised criminals by continuing to bump up taxes on tobacco. Outspoken MP Craig Kelly told parliament on Tuesday the retail price of a packet of cigarettes is headed toward $40 in A
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:35
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[Australia, Uae: Dubai] Ibrahim Brothers Arrested In Dubai, Homes Raided In Sydney

Australian Federal Police and NSW police reportedly raided 26 homes on Tuesday, as well as more than a dozen other homes in a separate investigations understood to be centred on the alleged importation of 50 million illegal cigarettes and the drug ice.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:35
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[Latin America] Cigarette vending to be banned; Guyana will lose billions in taxes- Demtoco

The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited (Demtoco) on Wednesday said it is too early to take take legal action to stop the enforcement of legislation that bans smoking in public places and will almost literally wipe out street-corner cigarette vending.
Demerara Waves (gy)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:56
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