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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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[Ireland] Alcohol and tobacco smuggling is now 'costing retail workers their jobs'

THE scale of alcohol and tobacco smuggling has cost Ireland €2.4bn over the past seven years and is now costing retail jobs. The warning came as a special campaign was launched by Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) in a bid to underline to holidaymakers a
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:44
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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Loses Some Claims In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

he Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has lost out on some of its claims against Michigan tax authorities after a federal judge ruled that the state’s seizures of and tax levies on tobacco products fell in line with prior court rulings. U.S. District Judge Pa
Law360
added Jul 3, 2017 18:24
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[Europe] YANEZ: Tobacco track and trace tech: A warning

Plans to tackle the problem of illicit tobacco by using track and trace technologies are gathering momentum among European policymakers. But Juan Yañez warns that concerns about the type and timing of the technology need to be raised.
EurActiv
added Jul 3, 2017 15:12
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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
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:56
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