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[Russia] Big catch. Former son-in-law of Minister and former Duma deputy among Klyuchevskie gangsters

"Both were prominent Trans-Baikal United Russia party members...engaged in robberies on a federal highway: they threatened bus drivers transporting Camel cigarettes and extorted their money, which got Guskov into jail", Vechorka wrote citing its sources.
Crime Russia (hk)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:34
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Philip Morris International Welcomes Strong Interest for PMI IMPACT

PMI IMPACT, its global initiative to support third party projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes, received 157 expressions of interest for its second funding round. The applications come from a range of government agencies, public
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 28, 2017 19:14
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[Japan] Tokyo, Once a Cigarette Haven, Could Finally Kick Out the Smokers

Tokyo is considering a ban on smoking indoors in most public places. In this intensely rule-abiding country, some say changing smoking rules would test the resolve of many.
New York Times
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heat-not-burn tobacco products may be excluded from a planned Tokyo ordinance meant to rein in passive smoking, despite being part of the original plan.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is considering excluding heat-not-burn tobacco products from the scope of a planned ordinance to rein in passive smoking, sources have said. The metropolitan government received a number of public comments opposing the
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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Alabama lawmaker wants to ban smoking in vehicles when children are passengers

State Rep. Rolanda Hollis, a Democrat from Birmingham, prefiled House Bill 26 ahead of the 2018 regular legislative session. The session begins Jan. 9. The bill would make it illegal to smoke cigarettes, cigars, pipes or other tobacco products in a vehi
AL.com
added Nov 28, 2017 18:16
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EDITORIA: Tobacco companies finally tell the truth | Editorial

It took 11 years for tobacco companies to finally tell the truth. During those 11 years, who knows how many more lives were lost... by the time next Election Day rolls around, we expect voters will want to know why members of Congress continue to let tob
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 28, 2017 17:21
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[Asia-pacific] Blow to tobacco control treaty as industry wins tax fight in south-east Asia

The powerful tobacco lobby last year stopped proposed cigarette tax increases in Malaysia and Indonesia, while Vietnam waived all duties on dried tobacco imports from Cambodia, the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance said in a report released on Mond
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:56
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[New York] Sen. Schumer Urges FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes Immediately

In a statement, Sen. Schumer noted a study indicating that 20% of New York kids are using e-cigarettes. More than one in five high school students in the state used e-cigarettes last year. That rate is higher than the national average. In 2016, 11.3% o
USA Herald
added Nov 27, 2017 16:25
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Indonesia, where smoking is widespread, just placed tough restrictions on e-cigarettes

bitive restrictions on the sale of e-cigarette materials, and Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita last week offered an easy solution for the growing number of citizens using the products. They can just “become regular smokers,” he told local newspaper Kom
Washington Post
added Nov 27, 2017 16:23
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[Minnesota] HOBAN: Could Tobacco 21 increase smoking rates?

T21 is host to an array of unintended consequences. As with past prohibitive strategies in the United States, T21 has potential to increase use rates through psychological reactance, and out of protest once the targeted demographic realizes their right t
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Nov 27, 2017 15:08
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