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[Europe] Raw tobacco

In the EU, tobacco cultivation represents some 100,000 ha and 60,000 specialist producers. Tobacco is grown in 12 EU countries. The main producers are Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain and Poland, which account for around 85% of the EU tobacco growing area
European Commission - Trade (be)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:40

[Europe, Italy] British American Tobacco launches Vype-branded flagship store and introduces the next generation of vaping: Vype Pebble

The Pebble range will be launching in the UK, Italy, Poland, France and Germany. It has a striking, minimalist design and is a game-changer for the world of vaping. It brings a whole new type of vaping product to market, combining a smooth vape with a pow
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:27

[Europe, UK] Panama Papers: Europol links 3,500 names to suspected criminals

Almost 3,500 individuals and companies in the Panama Papers are probable matches for suspected criminals including terrorists, cybercriminals and cigarette smugglers, according to a document seen by the Guardian. The analysis, which was carried out by Eu
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:27

[Europe, UK] Tobacco Companies Lost Legal Battle Against The Government

The tobacco companies argued that the new regulations are "disproportionate" and violated a number of the EU and U.K. laws. Also, these include destroying valuable property rights. However, the giants of the tobacco industry were overturned the day befor
added Dec 1, 2016 11:29

[Europe, UK] Cigarette giant close to £1.2bn tax rebate

(BAT) has moved a step closer to securing a £1.2bn windfall from the government for decades of overpaid taxes. The cigarette giant paid too much tax on dividends made by foreign subsidiaries from the early 1970s until the late 1990s, according to a court
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 14:57

[Europe] Estonian navy chief resigns over contraband scandal

The commander of the Estonian navy has resigned after a warship was found to be carrying large quantities of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes. Sten Sepper said that he took full responsibility for 56 cases of undeclared cigarettes and 1,000 litres of unde
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2016 22:29
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[Europe] Head of Estonian Navy Resigns in Smuggling Scandal

The commander of the Estonian Navy, Captain Sten Sepper, has resigned from his post following the discovery of smuggled liquor and cigarettes aboard a minehunting ship. Customs officials said that earlier this month they found over 50 cases of cigarette
Maritime Executive
added Nov 24, 2016 15:42


having a goal to get out of the cigarette business isn't such a bad idea, as far-fetched as it sounds. But to do so, Philip Morris is investing heavily in smoking alternatives such as electronic cigarettes, specifically its iQOS device that's being sold a
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11

[Europe, California] Does The Tale Of This Cigarette Maker Make Investors Happy?

Ever-increasing taxes, stricter regulations, greater awareness of health hazards attached to tobacco, and pressure from health advocates are the forces behind steadily dwindling smoking rates. According to Euromonitor, the global markets suffered 2.1% de
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 21, 2016 16:00

[Asia, Europe, India] On the trail of tracking and tracing

An EU-wide tracking and tracing system is due to be introduced by May 2019 for cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco products, and by 2024 for all other tobacco products. This was the message given by ambassador Tomasz Kozłowski, head of the EU delegatio
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 20, 2016 16:52
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