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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

[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'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

[Gibraltar, Spain] Meanwhile in court, another tobacco conviction

On the day that EU inspectors arrived in Gibraltar to investigate Spanish frontier controls, two Spanish women appeared before the Magistrates' court charged with illegally transporting 9,000 cigarettes.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:12

[Gibraltar] Violence against Customs Officers who disrupted cigarette smuggling

The officers, on a routine patrol, saw two men running from the public area at Eastern Beach and through the restricted area towards the frontier fence. The officers gave chase and retrieved a number of bags containing a commercial quantity of cigarettes
added May 23, 2013 22:14

[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

[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

[Gibraltar, Spain] Government to implement outbound tobacco checks at border

The sale of cigarettes in Laguna and Glacis estates will be prohibited as from the end of March in a bid to cut anti-social behaviour, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo announced last night. In a New Year speech, the Chief Minister also announced plans to s
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:02

Spain acts to stop ‘low-level cigarette smuggling’ from Gibraltar

The measures cut existing tobacco allowances for frontier workers and residents of the Campo de Gibraltar by over a half Up until now, people living within a radius of 15 km were allowed to carry one carton of cigarettes a month from Gibraltar intoSpain
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 8, 2013 04:53

[Gibraltar, Spain] OLIVERO: Tobacco trade being driven mainly by Spanish nationals

The Opposition said last week that it supported the Government’s initiative to curb and control tobacco sales and the unsavoury activities that go with it. Well of course they support it they couldn’t do anything less. It’s like when they recently announ
added May 5, 2014 23:43
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