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[New York] Smoking is going to get a lot more expensive

“It will accelerate a couple of trends that are disconcerting,” said Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores. “One is creating a price disparity where it is more attractive to purchase cigarettes from ­nonlegal means, wh
New York Post
added Apr 20, 2017 19:04

[New York] NYC moves to raise cost of cigarettes to nation's highest

"We resent the fact that the administration and the City Council are trying to attack law-abiding retailers when the real problem is on the streets," said James Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores.
USA Today
added Apr 20, 2017 14:39

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] E-trader pulls out Mighty cigarettes

Global e-commerce firm Alibaba has taken down online listings that advertise the sale of fake cigarette stamps, in response to the request made by Carlos Dominguez III, finance secretary, and assured the Philippine government that it will continue to exe
Malaya (ph)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58

[Africa] Don’t fear Malawian soldiers at Zambia/Malawi border they are curbing smuggling-Kasolo

Government has dismissed fears over the presence of Malawian soldiers along the Zambia-Malawi border line. Eastern Province Permanent Chanda Kasolo told a media briefing in his office in Chipata that the Malawian government had deployed soldiers along
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58

[Asia-pacific] BAT Malaysia encouraged by illicit trade crackdown

has seen a stabilisation in its domestic sales volume in the first quarter of 2017, guided that the outlook for the year will be highly dependent on the effectiveness of the government’s initiatives to curb illegal trade. Managing director Erik Stoel sai
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT has no plan to increase cigarette prices presently

Stoel: ‘We will not hike the price of cigarettes, but should the government impose another excise duty hike, then we will review this... In a separate report, Johari had said that illicit cigarettes have been on the rise after the government raised cigare
The Star (my)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:34

[Asia-pacific] Malaysia's Tobacco Outlook Dependent On Effort To Curb Trade In Illegal Cigarettes

The illicit tobacco market share in Malaysia reached a record high of 57.1 per cent as at December 2016, up from 36.9 per cent in 2015, he told a press conference after attending the company's 56th Annual General Meeting here, Tuesday.
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:33

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Illegal Cigarette Trade Hits Legal Tobacco Industry Hard

d (BAT) remains concerned by the current high level of illegal cigarette trade... "The illegal cigarette trade has surpassed the legal market volumes. "The outlook of 2017 is highly dependent on the of the government’s initiatives to curb the illegal tra
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:32

[Europe, Spain] Tenerife involved in police raids as 1.5m packets of contraband cigarettes seized

Police have uncovered a major international criminal organisation dedicated to smuggling tobacco in Europe. The operation has led to the arrest of 42 people in Spain, Romania and Bulgaria, with 58 raids carried out in numerous locations, including Tener
Tenerife News - Canary Wharf S.L. (es)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13

[Africa] SON Alerts Nigerians of Illegal Flavoured Cigarettes

A few months after the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth International (ERA/FoEN), notified the Nigerian government that Philip Morris International was flooding the country with “unlicensed, tax-not-paid” cigarettes, the Standards Organisa
This Day (ng)
added Apr 18, 2017 16:35
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