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[Europe, Gibraltar, Spain, UK] The 585-page draft Brexit agreement in a nutshell

h claims to Britain’s neighbouring Mediterranean outcrop of Gibraltar, all sides sought to defuse any future tensions. The deal provides for Spanish-British cooperation on citizens’ rights, tobacco and other products, environment, police and customs matt
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17

[Gibraltar, Spain] Police disrupt illicit tobacco operation

The Royal Gibraltar Police disrupted a tobacco smuggling operation in the early hours of yesterday, seizing 150,000 cigarettes and arresting two local men in the process. In a statement the RGP explained that shortly before 3am, uniformed officers of th
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Nov 29, 2018 22:56

[Europe, UK] From unemployment to tobacco trafficking: Why Gibraltar is a Brexit red line for Spain

26% of Gibraltar's budget "comes from the importation of 72 million packs [of tobacco] per year", which is equivalent to €180 million. "There is a lot of illegal smuggling of tobacco between Gibraltar and Spain and Spain is interested in this ending some
added Nov 28, 2018 23:11

[Gibraltar, Spain] Govt defends record on tackling tobacco crime

The Gibraltar Government has said it is determined to “stamp out the menace of smuggling” as it lashed out at suggestions the Rock was seeing a return to the ‘the Bad Old Days’. The Government was responding to a video recording posted to social media b
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 1, 2018 23:52

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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 (es)
added Oct 9, 2015 12:28
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