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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert Regarding Deceptive Tobacco Settlement Advertisements

recent deceptive advertisements that mislead consumers into believing they are eligible to receive settlement money from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The ads seek to induce consumers into purchasing paid subscriptions in order to learn ho
New York State Attorney General
added Jul 5, 2017 19:35
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[Pennsylvania] Scams promise a piece of high-profile government settlements

The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office has received a handful of calls from people asking about the ads, spokesman Joe Grace said. “We’re communicating clearly that there is no individual right or claim to any funds from the tobacco settlement,” he
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jul 5, 2017 19:22
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[Asia, China] Chinese cigarette smugglers caught trying to claim reward for their own crime

A criminal gang in southwest China thought they had hatched a cunning plan when they called police to report themselves smuggling fake cigarettes in the hope of claiming a 1 million yuan (US$148,000) reward for the tip-off, a news website reports.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 5, 2017 19:02
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[Europe] Latvia still has highest share of contraband cigarettes in EU

illegal cigarettes make up 22.6% of total consumption in Latvia, according to KPMG auditor company’s European-wide SUN 2016 survey, cites LETA/BNS.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 16:16
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[Europe] Illegal cigarette market costs UK taxpayer nearly £2bn, study finds

The study, carried out by KPMG for the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI)... RUSI received funding for the study from British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands and Philip Morris International.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 15:04
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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco firm suing Ottawa for ‘forced incorporation’

Partners in a Six Nations tobacco manufacturing firm are suing the federal government for allegedly forcing them to incorporate and lose their tax-exempt status while failing to stamp out contraband competitors. Grand River Enterprises' (GRE) $3-billion
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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[Netherlands] Cigarette sales increase as health campaigns fail to stub out smoking

New figures suggest smoking is becoming more popular in the Netherlands again, ending a five-year downward trend...The finding comes from the annual SUN report drawn up by accountancy firm KPMG for the tobacco industry, which looks into illicit cigarette
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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We are BAT: We operate responsibly

We are committed to conducting our affairs with honesty, integrity and transparency and we have clear policies and principles in place that set the standard for the way we do business. They cover everything we do, including employment, marketing, health a
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 4, 2017 18:45
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[Netherlands] DUTCH 'SMOKING IS MURDER' CASE GOES GLOBAL; LAWSUITS IN 17 COUNTRIES

Lawyers in 17 countries are following Dutch lawyers' lead in suing the tobacco industry for attempted murder or aggravated assault. Anti-smoking organizations and lawyers from 15 countries gathered in Geneva recently to discuss the Dutch appraoch to the,
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:37
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[UK] Special report: 200,000 illicit cigs seized in Lancashire last year

Almost 200,000 ‘illicit’ cigarettes were seized by Trading Standards officers across Lancashire last year, almost five times the number confiscated six years ago. And the number of people prosecuted for selling counterfeit and non-duty tobacco products
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:16
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