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[UK] Drunk passenger, 46, who lit a fire in the toilet of a Monarch Airbus carrying 200 people sparking an emergency landing is jailed for four years

A female passenger told The Birmingham Mail: 'The plane was unserviceable because a man set fire to onboard toilets deliberately while also smoking and abusing the cabin crew, terrifying crew and passengers.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:54

[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00

[Portugal] Competition watchdog ordered to investigate tobacco giant

Portugal’s Supreme Court of Justice has ordered the country’s Competition Regulator to set up an inquiry into the Portuguese subsidiary of Philip Morris International (PMI), ‘Tabaqueira’, for abuse of dominant position and economic dependency, denounced
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58

[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Butting out: Not seeing the tobacco fields for the leaves

Philpott is working to reduce tobacco consumption among Canadians, but has left out important stakeholders such as convenience store owners and organizations fighting the scourge of contraband tobacco
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:34

[Minnesota, Wisconsin] Two men charged with smuggling cigarettes over MN-WI border

Two Illinois men accused of smuggling unmarked cigarettes over state lines face felony charges in Washington County. Mohammad Abdul Majid and Iman Ugurlu, both of Illinois, were charged last month with felony-level aiding and abetting in the sale of unt
Woodbury (MN) Bulletin
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45

[UK] HM Treasury gives green light to smugglers as tobacco taxes rise to ridiculous levels

“We are disappointed that the Government has once again raised taxation on tobacco when tax on some of the lowest priced cigarettes already accounts for 90% of the price. Taxation on tobacco in the UK is already the highest in the EU meaning that prices
Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 18:39

[UK-Scotland] FWD joins forces with Imperial to combat illicit trade

Imperial Tobacco has teamed up with the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) for the next instalment of its Suspect it? Report it! campaign. The latest poster is wholesaler-focused, and depicts a depot empty of any tobacco-buying retailers alongside
SLR - Scottish Local Retailer Magazine (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:25

[New Zealand] Police need to record tobacco robberies: Act Party leader David Seymour

In October Police said the black market for tobacco was fuelling dairy robberies, and there have been similar concerns in other areas of the country. Residents of Whangarei Heads even launched a Givealittle page to fund a CCTV camera after repeated ram
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:21

Criminals jailed for smuggling illicit cigarettes into UK via Sheerness in table tops

An organised crime gang who smuggled almost three million illicit cigarettes into the UK hidden in hollowed-out table tops have been jailed. The six criminals evaded more than £657,000 in taxes. Between January and April 2015, at least 1.74 million
Kent Online (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:17

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Palace bares ‘bribe’ attempt on Duterte

Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice to conduct a full-blown investigation of Mighty Corp. for possible economic sabotage and tax evasion charges. Duterte said he has ordered the arrest of Wong Chu King for allegedly faking cigarette revenue st
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:13
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