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[Asia, Israel] LITZMAN REFUSED ALL MY INITIATIVES FOR SMOKING PREVENTION, SAYS CHAIRMAN OF NGO

A four-part investigation on Channel 2 that began Monday night and shows aides to Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman taking cash in exchange for meetings between him and a fictional importer of electronic cigarettes have elicited an angry denial from Litzma
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 10, 2017 22:43
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Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update (PDF)

hiking cigarette taxes can encourage illegal casual smuggling, raise the profit motive for professional criminals to engage in commercial smuggling, create new law enforcement and court costs and introduce new violence on the public as criminals fight ove
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:58
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Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update

Our research, and that of other scholars too, suggests that smuggling is a rampant problem, particularly in states with high cigarette excise taxes. Unintended and unforeseen consequences are a frequent problem in public policy. Few politicians realize
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:20
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Government lost Rs. 13 billion in revenue from cigarettes

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that the revenue model which would have earned the government of Sri Lanka around Rs. 100 billion in 2016 is now broken. The company notes that the excise and VAT hikes in October and November last year, which led t
Colombo Gazette (lk)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:59
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[UK] Dealers selling fake goods on Facebook 'put lives at risk'

Halton Council suspects hundreds of residents are flogging dangerous fake items to their friends and families. Trading Standards officers have already seized £25,000 worth of counterfeit goods, including 25,000 cigarettes, 3.4kg of tobacco and 150 high
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 18:58
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[Europe] Philip Morris International, Inc.'s Worst Move in 2016

Failing to reach agreement with the European Union opened up the company to brand-new litigation risks.
Motley Fool
added Jan 9, 2017 18:57
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[UK] Rat droppings and human excrement: Illegal cigarettes mixed with harmful ingredients are putting Southampton's smokers at risk

Rat droppings, human excrement, dead insects and other harmful ingredients are being mixed with poor quality tobacco to be sold off as genuine branded products at a fraction of the legal price, our under-cover researchers have found. And there are fears
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 18:56
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[UK] Nearly 700 Convicted For Tax Crimes In 2016, HMRC Says ($$)

... charity donations and international tobacco smuggling.
Law360
added Jan 9, 2017 18:46
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[Europe, UK] Illicit trade could prosper over track and trace delay

A new EU report, issued just before Christmas, said it was unlikely to meet the May 2019 deadline for introduction, adding that “more time is needed to establish the integration of such systems”.
betterRetailing (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:42
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[Africa, South Africa] Cops stub out Limpopo counterfeit cigarette operation

Polokwane - A man was arrested and over 1 700 boxes of counterfeit cigarettes were confiscated when Limpopo police raided a house in Seshego on Friday. Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said on Saturday that members of the provincial flying squad receive
Zimbabwe Star (au)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:11
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