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[UK] Sniffer dogs with GoPro bodycams help uncover 30,000 fake cigarettes in Soho crackdown

London Evening Standard (uk)
added May 25, 2017 21:00
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Ombudsman: Some 40% of all tobacco products sold in Russia are counterfeit

"According to most cautious estimates, the share of illegal products has already reached 35-40 percent, which deals a serious blow to the budget of the Russian Federation, not to mention the quality of the falsified products and the scope of illegal prod
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added May 25, 2017 01:19
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[New Zealand] JACKSON: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

in our haste to hurt the smoker in the pocket, we've created an environment where tobacco is now a legitimate black market target. We can fix this and make sure our shopkeepers feel safer but it requires an open mind to find the balance between health an
Waatea News (nz)
added May 25, 2017 01:13
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[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Tobacco regulation: Perspectives on illicit trade in tobacco

It has become more imperative now to enforce the provisions of the Tobacco Control Act as Nigeria continues to grapple with the impact of illicit trade in tobacco products. Besides, old tricks are still being employed to entice people who are under the l
BusinessDAY (ng)
added May 25, 2017 01:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Over 45 manufacturers selling 145 illegal cigarette brands evading regulations

evading the fiscal and regulatory laws of the country. The price differential between tax paying and tax evading brands grew to Rs. 47. A legitimate packet sells for Rs. 72 whereas an illicit pack sells for R. 25. It is alarming to know that the minimum t
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 25, 2017 00:28
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[Canada] 1 in 3 Cigarettes Sold in Ontario are Contraband

While non-smokers don't care, perhaps they should. The Ontario government is losing out on $700 million to $1.1 billion annually in taxes. Criminal gangs are involved in cigarette distribution across the province. Organized crime treats cigarette smuggli
Gangsterism Out Blog
added May 25, 2017 00:27
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[Missouri] C-Stores Under Scrutiny After Tobacco Raid

“People walk into gas stations and you just see all the different tobacco products that they sell on top of being a kind of grocery, convenience store, going to almost a tobacco store/convenience store,” Aldridge said. Aldridge comments come in the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2017 00:15
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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
EurActiv
added May 25, 2017 00:00
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[UK] One in eight London shops selling illegal tobacco says JTI

Research conducted by JTI among smokers in the capital also revealed that more than a third (37%) have purchased illegal cigarettes, with 28% having being offered illegal tobacco products in the last year. Furthermore, over a quarter (26%) of smokers in
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added May 23, 2017 13:16
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[UK] Plain packs already boosting illicit tobacco trade, TMA survey finds

The introduction of plain packaging and the ban on small tobacco packs is already driving people to buy cheap, black market tobacco, according to a new survey by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA). The findings come one day before new tobacco
Talking Retail (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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