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DAY: UK government must help to stub out illicit tobacco trade

it should be a call to action for the chancellor to do all in his power to stop smugglers bypassing tobacco control measures designed to increase prices and prevent tobacco sales to children. Yet the UK government already has the power to thwart this bla
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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[Asia, Cambodia] Export licenses for Vietnam

The Ministry of Commerce is calling for producers and exporters who have been dealing in dried tobacco leaves and milled rice to apply for licenses to export to Vietnam. Vietnam agreed to waive all duties on 300,000 tons of rice and 3,000 tons of drie
Khmer Times (kh)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:49
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[UK] Revealed: 90% of vaping shops served a child in a sting operation

Out of ten shops visited by the volunteer for Sandwell Trading Standards, nine sold them products containing nicotine, such as e-cigarettes and e-liquids. Council Trading Standards officers are advising retailers to be vigilant and responsible when sell
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 05:22
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[Tennessee] U.S. attorneys oppose dismissal of charges against Arnold

opposing efforts to have seven criminal counts dismissed against Sheriff Robert Arnold and two co-defendants...a 14-count indictment stemming from an unauthorized plan to sell e-cigarettes to Rutherford County jail inmates through a company co-owned by Ru
Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Jan 3, 2017 21:59
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[Saudi Arabia] Salwa Customs thwart attempt to smuggle more than one ton of tobacco

Customs have received a consignment laden on board a leaving truck, pointing out that a Customs officer found 50 baskets containing tobacco hidden inside the truck.
Saudi Press Agency
added Jan 2, 2017 18:08
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[Missouri] Independence city ordinance requires tobacco and convenience stores to have more surveillance cameras

A new city ordinance requires tobacco and convenience stores to do more to protect their business. Now certain businesses such as tobacco and convenience stores, are required to have a total of 4 working cameras inside and outside the store operating aro
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 2, 2017 18:05
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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[New York] NYS Cigarette Strike Force Cracks Down On Fraud

“New York has zero tolerance for this illicit activity and we will continue to do everything in our power to crack down on this behavior and stop these smugglers right in their tracks,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “Our message is simple: If you participate i
Jamestown (NY) Post-Journal
added Jan 2, 2017 00:27
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Manufacturer claims synthetic nicotine producers are using tobacco ($$)

ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:44
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[UK-Scotland] Counterfeit cigarettes being sold to children

potentially laced with faeces and other waste products...investigation carried out on behalf of tobacco giant Philip Morris found high quantities of illicit tobacco and cigarettes being sold on the streets of Glasgow and in private “fag houses”, pubs and
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:36
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