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[UK] Police raids in Huddersfield town centre see 60,000 illicit cigs taken off the streets

Dubbed Operation Torrward, it targeted several premises on John William Street with sniffer dogs used to detect hidden caches of tobacco. Police officers said the raids netted a total of 62,860 illegal cigarettes along with 26kg of hand rolling tobacco
Huddersfield Daily Examiner/icHuddersfield (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:18
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[New York] SCPD: Four People Arrested for Selling E-Liquid Nicotine to Minors

conducted an investigation into the sale of e-liquid nicotine to minors during which ten businesses were checked for compliance. Four people were arrested and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child: Richard Gottcent, 22, of Islip Terrace, emp
LongIsland.com (NY)
added Jul 24, 2017 22:08
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[Asia] Marlboro for every man: how one tobacco giant is luring youth to smoke in India

In official letters and face-to-face meetings, he told them India's tobacco control laws barred such public advertising and promotion of cigarettes. That included the Indian arm of Philip Morris International Inc, the world's largest publicly traded toba
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51
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[Europe, Finland, France, USA] Black Market Cigarettes a 'Significant Threat' Funding Terrorism and Other Criminal Enterprises

Louise Shelley, a transnational crime scholar at George Mason University, told the Helsinki Commission on Wednesday that one of the Kouachi brothers, who carried out the 2015 Charlie Hebdo mass shooting in Paris, was collecting income from illicit tobacc
PJ Media
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51
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[Caribbean, Trinidad And Tobago] VIDEO: Counterfeit cigarettes

The minister of health is warning of counterfeit cigarettes flooding the local market. While smoking, on the whole, poses a severe risk to health, these fake cigarettes are said to contain toxic metals and according to the minister are a severe public he
CNC3 TELEVISON (tt)
added Jul 24, 2017 18:47
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[Michigan] Tribe Can’t Revive Claims In Mich. Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

refused Friday to reconsider his decision nixing some claims asserted by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in challenging state authorities taxing tribal tobacco products, reaffirming the legitimate reach of state tobacco taxes into “ceded” tribal land.
Law360
added Jul 24, 2017 15:39
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[UK] 30 inmates, believed to be under the influence of 'prison hooch', staged the violent protest at HMP Hewell on Saturday

A VIOLENT protest involving 30 inmates was staged at Hewell prison over the weekend, in response to a new smoking ban, which comes into effect today (July 24). Specialist 'Tornado squads', equipped to deal with riots, were drafted in to the Hewell Lane
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:16
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[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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Louisiana Attorney General Warns of Tobacco Settlement Scam

Louisiana's attorney general is warning residents not to believe online ads that say people can receive money from a settlement reached between states and tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2017 19:50
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[Louisiana] Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Consumers to Beware of Misleading Tobacco Settlement Ads

“While these ads emphasize claiming and receiving funds, the truth is consumers are actually prompted to purchase a subscription in order to learn more about how to receive the money,” added General Landry. “The order form asks consumers for their person
Louisiana Attorney Geneal
added Jul 23, 2017 19:50
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