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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49

[Australia] International criminal gangs smuggling 18 million cigarettes this month alone

INTERNATIONAL criminal syndicates are using every trick in the book to smuggle cigarettes into Australia in an attempt to take advantage of soaring prices. With the margin on illegally imported cigarettes around $15-$20 a packet, highly organised syndic
Townsville Bulletin (au)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:47

[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes huge losses

Speaking at a seminar on the impact of chemicals on pregnant women and fetuses held at Hung Vuong Hospital in HCMC last Friday, Truong said cigarette smuggling is forecast to cause annual tax losses of VND7 trillion... Some smuggled cigarettes in Vietnam
Vietnam Net
added Dec 13, 2016 23:44

Untaxed Cigarette Verdict Will Come Out In The New Year ($$)

A federal judge in New York on Dec. 9 said she will not render a verdict in a bench trial over untaxed cigarettes until the new year (The State of New York, et al. v. United Parcel Service Inc., No. 15-cv-1136, S.D. N.Y.).
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2016 23:42

TUCCILLE: California’s Gift to Its Neighbors: Expanded Cigarette Smuggling Opportunities / They even opened the door to tax-avoiding e-cigarettes!

California's e-cigarette users will have every incentive in the world to join their traditional tobacco-consuming neighbors in flocking to tax-avoiding sources. For those of us in neighboring, lower-tax jurisdictions, this is truly a gift. Thank you, aga
Reason Magazine
added Dec 13, 2016 16:04

[Europe] Commission troubled over tobacco traceability and security bids

still needs to decide on the traceability and security system for tobacco products (Articles 15 and 16 of the Tobacco Products Directive)... One Swiss company, SICPA, who is involved in providing technology to Brazil, Kenya and several US states, has been
New Europe
added Dec 13, 2016 15:28

Kyrgyzstan imports cigarettes mainly from Kazakhstan, Russia ($$)

Kyrgyzstan imported 1,300 tons of cigarettes and cigars for $10...
AKIpress (kg)
added Dec 13, 2016 03:01

[Canada, USA] CBSA officer charged in cross-border tobacco smuggling investigation

RCMP says a Canada Border Services Agency officer has been charged in a smuggling investigation. The Mounties say the arrest came as part of a joint forces investigation that focused on a criminal organization that was allegedly smuggling truckloads of c
Canadian Press
added Dec 12, 2016 20:07

[UK] Delivery driver, 38, who killed a 'devoted' elderly couple when he lost control of his lorry while smoking one-handed at the wheel is jailed for two years

A judge told Boothman, from Leeds, the fact he was smoking at the wheel of the Mercedes box truck made his offence worse. He was also in in breach of his employer's policy not to smoke while driving.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 12, 2016 18:10

[Asia, India] Note ban brings tobacco smuggling to halt

According to the Railway police, a spin-off of the ban on high-value currency notes is the drastic fall in smuggling of pan masala products and cheap quality ganja by trains that directly connect the eastern part of the country to Kerala. They attribute
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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