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[UK-Scotland] Newsagents banned from selling tobacco after flouting display rules

A Whins of Milton newsagent pledged to fight a ban on selling tobacco products from his shop. Stirling Council ordered Turnbulls in Glasgow Road not to sell cigarettes for two years after trading standards took the shop to court for flouting tobacco dis
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:35
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[UK] Trader found to be in possession of illegal cigarettes and tobacco ordered to pay £228,737

Pritpal Singh Khurana, aged 38, who ran M&S News, 62-64 Herrick Road, Birmingham had pleaded guilty to 10 offences at an earlier hearing (16 October 2015). In addition to the Confiscation Order for £228,737 under the Proceeds of Crime Act, Khurana was a
Asian Image (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:34
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[Caribbean, Guyana, Latin America] Higher taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade

British American Tobacco Caribbean Senior External Affairs Manager, Cesar Agurcia, addressing the conference at the Marriott Hotel...said Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad alone are responsible for US$300M of illegal inter-country trade in illicit cigarettes.
Guyana Chronicle (gy)
added Jul 1, 2017 20:53
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[Central America] El Salvador: BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS 2017 Investment Climate Statements Report

Most contraband cigarettes come in from China, Panama, and Paraguay and undercut legitimately-imported cigarettes, which are subject to a 39 percent tariff. According to ADES, most contraband cigarettes are smuggled in by gangs, with the complicity of Sal
US Department of State
added Jul 1, 2017 20:51
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Financial Crisis in Greece Continues to Drive Consumers to Illegal Tobacco Products

With a steady increase of taxes on cigarettes, the state has fallen short of cashing in as the market share of illegal tobacco products has doubled over the past six years going from 10.1 percent in 2011 to 20 percent in 2016.
Greek Reporter
added Jul 1, 2017 17:41
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[Pennsylvania] BIRR: Massive Vaping Tax Is Crushing People’s ‘Businesses And Livelihoods’

A massive tax on electronic cigarettes is upending the vaping industry in Pennsylvania and is blamed for putting nearly 100 stores out of business since implementation. Lawmakers in the state passed a 40 percent tax on vaping products last summer that w
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 30, 2017 14:14
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[New York] Trucker Beats $1.3M Fine Over Unstamped Cigarettes In NY

The New York tax tribunal threw out a $1.26 million fine against a Native American truck driver who was transporting unstamped cigarettes to an Indian territory, finding the man was legally acting within the scope of his employment. The state’s tax divis
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48
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Australia blocks cooperation against illicit tobacco ($$)

Australia’s competition watchdog has denied three tobacco makers’ request to act collectively with regard to retailers and wholesalers across the country that supply illicit tobacco, expressing uncertainty that the proposed action would be effective or
Global Competition Review (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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[Virginia] Two men convicted of cigarette smuggling charge

Manjoth Raj Singh, age 32, of Waldorf, Maryland, and Sukhdev Singh Virdi, age 45, of Dacula, Georgia, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Untaxed Cigarettes .”... Singh is the owner of American Cigarette Outlet, Inc., in Clearbrook, V
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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[New York] Man charged with selling untaxed cigarettes, menacing police in Rustic Street incident

Rochester Police have charged Robert Herrington, 56, with selling untaxed cigarettes and menacing a police officer following an incident this morning where a Rochester police officer fired three shots after Herrington reached for a weapon while police we
13WHAM TV (Rochester, NY)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:39
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