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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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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: A triumph of the busybodies: the EU begins its crackdown on smokers and vapers

One day last summer I walked into my local e-cigarette shop and bought their entire stock of my favourite vape juice. For good measure, I also bought their entire stock of the same flavour in a higher nicotine concentration and 10 bottles of the same fla
The Spectator (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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Civil society exposes industry tax campaign in Bangladesh

As budget season nears, Bangladesh cigarette makers are attempting to enlist the government’s National Board of Revenue (NBR) in a campaign to highlight the danger of cigarette smuggling, which companies say results from raising tobacco taxes.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[New Zealand] Willie Jackson: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

we need to allow vaping to become the focus of helping smokers move away from burning tobacco as their choice of nicotine delivery. Secondly instead of just punishing the smoker with tax hikes why don't we start punishing the tobacco companies? British
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[New Zealand] Jonathan Milne: Police respond to a lucrative and increasingly dangerous contraband – cigarettes

arrested four teens over the robbery of a superette in Mangere, in which a worker was brutally punched and kicked in the head. This took his armed robbery taskforce's arrest tally to more than 70 in 12 weeks.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran Announces Contraband Cigarette Brands

Marlboro, Royal Five, Royal, Mikado, KINGDOM, Sir, Walden, MIAMI, SX, Bon, Faros, Affair, Senator, Lamborghini, MURAD, D&G, Emerald and MAC failed to secure import or production permits in Iran, IRNA reported.
Financial Tribune
added May 22, 2017 12:30
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[New York, Virginia] Fredericksburg Gas Station Owner Pleads Guilty to Cigarette Trafficking

Ekelemu opened business memberships at various wholesale clubs and with wholesale cigarette distributors in Virginia, and subsequently used those business memberships to make sales-tax-free purchases of more than $7.1 million worth of Virginia-stamped cig
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 19, 2017 21:33
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[Australia] How the Candyman Travers Beynon runs his empire, from tobacco to trademarks and lawyers

behind the party boy image are cigarette vending machines and tobacconists – Freechoice, where Beynon is managing director and majority owner. It’s a bricks and mortar business posting higher profits but battling pressure as we smoke less. It’s also a bu
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added May 19, 2017 20:59
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Slab-based tax structure for tobacco encourages tax evasion: analysts

The government should take different initiatives if it wants to make Bangladesh tobacco-free by 2040, said Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation. It is important to increase tobacco tax, as part of the efforts to tackle the
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 19, 2017 15:03
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