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[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Seized, destroyed: Banned vapes, e-shishas in Dubai

Dubai Municipality inspectors have seized and destroyed e-cigarettes and e-shishas confiscated from two shops in the Murar neighbourhood. The vapes were sold at outlets that specialised in tobacco and smoking accessories, including flavoured tobacco used
Gulf News (ae)
added May 3, 2017 23:02
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Colorado Governor Vetoes Retailers' Tobacco Tax Reprieve

Cigar retailers in Colorado lost a tax credit that helped them compete with out-of-state sellers on Friday, when Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a piece of legislation that allowed them to claim a refund of the state’s tobacco tax when making sales to indi
HalfWheel
added May 3, 2017 02:26
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MAHOOD/ILER: The Monitor › “I foresee serious criminal liability problems.”

It’s time to name and shame the corporate bosses responsible for tobacco-related diseases and deaths. And to legislate...bosses like the late Purdy Crawford, Senator William Kelly and Bob Bexon, and the former heads of the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers’
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) (ca)
added May 2, 2017 15:55
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[Canada] Monitor article throws spotlight on tobacco executive "ruthless" behaviour

"Justice requires that individuals be held accountable for civil or arguably criminal misbehaviour," said Brian Iler, co-founder of a Toronto law firm and co-author of the article. "Tobacco industry documents unearthed in Canadian and American litigatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 2, 2017 15:47
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[Africa, Namibia] Is China the World’s New Colonial Power?

One Chinese-owned company has sought to clear-cut part of Namibia’s only pristine forest, in the Zambezi region, to create a tobacco plantation nearly double the size of Manhattan
New York Times
added May 2, 2017 15:43
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[Canada] Ontario Government Reverses its Own Policy with Increases in Tobacco Taxes, Exacerbates Contraband Issue and Ensures Negative Impact on Finance and Health

The 2017 Ontario budget, with its additional tax of $2 a carton on cigarettes and another $8 over the next two years, is a complete flip-flop ... Imperial Tobacco Canada is committed to working with government on responsible legislation and fiscal policy,
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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[Canada] Ontario Budget Leaves Millions In Tobacco Smugglers Pockets

2017 marks the 5th year since Ontario announced that it was "actively" looking into measures that were successfully implemented in other provinces, like Quebec. If anything, the budget will exacerbate the contraband problem by moving away from the predict
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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[Europe, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Huge haul of cigarettes and fuel seized by Revenue

Almost 45 million cigarettes worth €23.5m were seized in 2016... Trade group Retailers Against Smuggling said the continued problem showed the Government needed to provide more resources to combat smuggling, particularly in light of Brexit.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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[Connecticut] Naugatuck Men Charged In CT’s Largest Illegal Tobacco Distribution Bust: Officials

The Department of Revenue Services announced the arrest of 10 people following a five-month investigation that led to the state’s largest illegal tobacco distribution bust, according to officials. In addition to the arrests, authorities seized more than $
Patch.org
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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[Australia] Illegal $9m tobacco crop destroyed in Vic

The destruction of a $9 million illegal tobacco crop in rural Victoria shows illicit growers they can't hide from the law, the Australian Taxation Office says. The five-hectare crop was found at a property near Cobram on the NSW border in Victoria's nor
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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