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[Europe] Gibraltar among EU’s worst for smoking

An EU-wide survey published yesterday by the European Commission ahead of World No Tobacco Day found that the highest smoking rates were in Greece (37%), Bulgaria, France (both 36%) and Croatia (35%).
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added May 31, 2017 15:04
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Smoking banned in Bayside sports complex

The Gibraltar Government has introduced a no smoking ban throughout the entirety of the Bayside Sports Complex with immediate effect. However, smoking areas will be set up for certain events such as the music festival.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Apr 22, 2017 22:25
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[Europe] GBC News Hacienda says it accounts for all tobacco entering Gibraltar

Spain’s Tax Agency claims it inspects and records one hundred percent of the tobacco that comes into Gibraltar, and that its frontier controls are not merely random. This is in response to an article published by regional newspaper Europa Sur, in which
Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (gi)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:33
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[Gibraltar, Spain] ‘Notorious’ tobacco problems are in the past – Judge

A 2002 ministerial direction that curtails the granting of new wholesale tobacco licences has been labelled as ‘antiquated’ by a Supreme Court judge, who said the ‘notorious problems’ associated with the sector in the 1990s had been ‘reduced, if not elimi
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:02
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Tobacco-related offences / Dangerous Driving Arrests & 120,000 cigarettes/vehicle seized.

4 local men (aged 18 - 37) and 2 Spanish nationals (Aged 33 & 44yrs) were arrested in the early hours of Thursday 7th January 2016 by RGP uniformed officers on suspicion of various tobacco-related offences, following a high-speed vehicle pursuit and sear
Vox Gibraltar Online Daily News (gi)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:16
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[Gibraltar, Spain, UK] Memorandum of Understanding to combat illicit tobacco trade

between HM Customs Gibraltar (HMC) and Philip Morris International (PMI)...This agreement with PMI is further evidence of that commitment to proper regulation and the high regard in which HM Customs Gibraltar is held by commercial and law enforcement coll
Andaluz.tv (es)
added Oct 9, 2015 12:28
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Gibraltar, UK] Taking the fight to cigarette smugglers

In addition to a close cooperation with EU member states, international partners and stakeholders, these agreements have been proven effective. Since 2006 the number of seized Philip Morris cigarettes has declined by 85% and other brands covered by the a
New Europe
added Jun 1, 2015 10:55
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[Gibraltar] £100,000 fine in tobacco case

The Stipendiary Magistrate, Charles Pitto, has imposed a fine of £100,000 or on default six months imprisonment on Jesus Sanchez Blanco, who pleaded guilty in Court yesterday morning.
PANORAMA (gi)
added Feb 5, 2015 11:01
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[Gibraltar] Spain's tobacco duty pays for its education, health and foreign ministry

Spanish claims and their presentation of statistics to the effect that the sale of cigarettes by Gibraltar is so disproportionate that it covers the cost of the local health and education bill can now be met with an equally startling statistic obtained fr
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:28
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[Europe, Spain] Gibraltar Government hits out at ‘sensationalist’ reporting of EU tobacco smuggling report

FAKE TV scenes depicting tobacco smuggling in Gibraltar have been slammed by the Gibraltar Government, following the uproar over an EU report. According to the anti-fraud office OLAF’s report, tobacco smuggling on the Rock cost the EU €700 million in tax
The Olive Press (es)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:36
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