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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Reject the ‘kiddie ciggie pack’ proposal — Wafiq

The International Women’s Alliance for Family and Quality Education (Wafiq) abhors the proposal made by tobacco companies to the government to re-introduce small packs of cigarettes in Malaysia. The illegal tobacco trade is by no means a justification fo
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:52
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[New York] CRUDELE: Raising the price of cigarettes only helps bootleg providers

There is a method to the mayor’s madness and it’s political. If fewer NY-taxed cigarettes are sold, de Blasio can claim that smoking is dropping, even if smokers are really only shifting to bootlegged cigarettes.
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CHEN: Cigarette small packs: A possible solution to a serious problem? — Danny Chen

As bizarre as it may appear to be, I asked my smoker friends...said that firstly, they wanted to buy legal brands – if the price was right. They are just where they are because they cannot afford a pack that’s RM17. But crucially, if the number of sticks
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Anti-smoking NGO slams coffee shop owners over kiddie packs

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has criticised those calling for the government to reintroduce “kiddie packs”, that is, cigarette packs containing fewer than 20 sticks. MCTC was responding to a call by an association representing coffee shop
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco makers push for return of small packs

In a rare interview with the managing directors of both BAT Malaysia and JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), they said that over the last couple of months the two companies and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd — which together control 95% of the legal tobacco
The Edge (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Council: No reason to bring back 'kiddie' cig packs

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has dismissed claims that smaller “kiddie” cigarette packs would help curb the sales of illicit cigarettes. In a statement on Wednesday, the MCTC said that the reasons given in reports for the proposal of brin
The Star (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:39
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[UK] Lorry driver caught smuggling 34,000 bootleg cigarettes through Hull docks

UK Border Force say almost £10,000 of duty should have been paid on the cigarettes
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:37
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[Canada] More than 100,000 illegal cigarettes seized by Nova Scotia, RCMP

A traffic stop on Thursday in Nova Scotia has led to the seizure of more than 100,000 illegal cigarettes. According to a government release, the vehicle was stopped on Highway 104 near Amherst. A 28-year-old man from Ontario was in possession of 100,000
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 30, 2017 04:22
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ALLEGRETTI: Popping Down to the Shops and Into Australia's Booming Tobacco Black Market

As Guido drives me to his vendor of choice, I ask him why he turned to buying black market cigarettes. "Cigarettes were becoming too dear," he explains. "I have no intention of stopping smoking, so you find the alternative—and you find that alternative v
Vice.com
added Aug 30, 2017 04:21
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] Bulk tobacco smuggling increases, worrying OLAF and Commission

Illegal sale of cut tobacco is on the rise in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, depriving state budgets of millions of euros in unpaid taxes. The EU’s anti-fraud office OLAF says the reasons for the increase are not currently clear, while the Commission i
EurActiv
added Aug 29, 2017 13:53
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