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CARUANA: Bhutan’s tobacco ban disaster

Bhutan enforced a total tobacco ban....In his website “Velvet Glove, Iron Fist”, controversial figure Christopher Snowden pointed out that the country who prior to the ban boasted a one percent smoking rate, now has the highest rate of smokers amongst Sou
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:32
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[Michigan] Tribe Urges Judge To Rethink Order In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is asking a Michigan federal judge to rethink his earlier ruling in favor of state tax authorities over claims involving tribal tobacco products, knocking his interpretation of a circuit court precedent.
Law360
added Jul 18, 2017 03:07
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[UK-Scotland] PRISON RIGHTS: SCOTLAND IS ABOUT TO BAN INMATES FROM SMOKING

Scotland is set to ban smoking in its prisons as part of a government drive to slash tobacco use—but an expert has warned it could mean a boom in smuggling, and a greater risk of violence. Staff, visitors and contractors are already not allowed to smok
Newsweek
added Jul 18, 2017 02:59
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[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Perspectives on illicit trade in tobacco

It has become more imperative now to enforce the provisions of the Tobacco Control Act as Nigeria continues to grapple with the impact of illicit trade in tobacco products. Besides, old tricks are still being employed to entice people who are under the l
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Jul 17, 2017 20:24
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[Australia] Customs officers net whopping tobacco haul

More than 260 million cigarettes and a whopping 204 tonnes of loose-leaf tobacco have been seized at Australia's borders in just 10 months. Customs officials snagged the bulk of the illicit tobacco in sea cargo consignments, with figures bouncing back
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 17, 2017 20:24
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[Canada, USA] GRE suing federal government

In an ironic twist, the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers. The lawsuit, filed in the Ontario Court of Appeal at the e
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:08
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[Australia] Man, 22, accused of king hitting a respected Melbourne heart surgeon after he was asked to 'stop smoking' outside a hospital fails to show in court

Joseph Esmaili, 22, was due to face the Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Friday He allegedly punched Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, outside a hospital The father-of-two was rushed to trauma, his life support turned off a month later
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:26
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[Canada] First Nations cigarette maker suing the feds for billions

the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers...accuses the Attorney General of Canada of “malfeasance in public office, neglige
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 16, 2017 00:47
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[Canada] Canadian tobacco company charged for illegal selling in California

A lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE) was filed by California Attorney General for illegal selling on Thursday. The company violates the California laws regarding tobacco sales, and sells the product
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 15, 2017 22:34
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[UK] London unites to stamp out illegal tobacco

A new campaign has been launched by London Councils, London Trading Standards and health professionals across the capital to stamp out illegal tobacco. Awareness-raising roadshows will visit locations across London in July as part of the campaign to hig
Chartered Trading Standards Institute (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:34
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