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[UK-Scotland] COSTA DRAGNET Costa del Sol crooks flooding Scotland with dodgy cigs to fund lavish lifestyles in Spain

Crimebusters reveal expat gangsters with links to underworld networks here have created an explosion in supplies of black market tobacco on the streets
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:06

[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Alibaba removes fake stamp ads

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba removed the online listings that advertise the sale of fake cigarette stamps, in response to a request from Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. Alibaba in a statement assured the Philippine government that it would
Manila Standard (ph)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:05

WIRTZ: Why Counterfeit Tobacco Is Plaguing France

The cigarette tax has only helped one group of people: tobacco counterfeiters. In 2008, France banned smoking in bars, nightclubs, and restaurants, a law that failed to have any impact on overall tobacco consumption. In fact, the quantity of tobacco sold
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:04

[Washington] Feds Move To Get Agents Out Of Tribe’s Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

asked a Washington judge Thursday to dismiss the remaining defendants in litigation brought by four Native American tribes seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, saying two state agents have immunity since they a
added Apr 15, 2017 17:08

[Australia] Man charged after police find 4.8 million illegal cigarettes in Melbourne warehouse

Australian Border Force (ABF) officers raided a warehouse at Dandenong, in outer south-east Melbourne on Wednesday, after receiving information from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission. ABF said they found more than 4.8 million cigarettes hi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 14, 2017 18:10

[Illinois, Missouri] Ukrainian National Sentenced for Contraband Cigarettes

Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Ukrainian national was sentenced in federal court today for transporting thousands of cartons of cigarettes from Missouri to Chicago, Ill., in order to avoid payi
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:15

[Europe, Poland, Spain] Network Of Hashish And Counterfeit Tobacco Smugglers Dismantled

7 individuals have been arrested in a joint operation carried out by the Polish Police in cooperation with the Spanish National Police and with the support of Europol. The organised crime group (OCG) was involved in smuggling large quantities of hashish
added Apr 13, 2017 15:14

[Ireland, UK] Anderson Welcomes Ruling On Plain Packaging For Tobacco

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling on plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products. Martina Anderson said: 'This ruling from the Supreme Court on the tobacco industry's appeal over plain packaging is very welcome. '
added Apr 12, 2017 20:24

[Canada] Globe editorial: To regulate pot, look at tobacco and booze

Tax to legalize, don’t legalize to tax: The main purpose of legalization is to end criminality and illegality – not to provide a windfall...There should be taxes on pot, but they must not be so high as to achieve the unintended consequence of fostering th
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:00

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 12 cancer-causing substances found in cigarettes

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said it found nine harmful substances including some of the 12 carcinogens such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde are not currently printed on the cigarette pack label. It tested 2,000 packs of cigarettes sold
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:25
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