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[Gibraltar, Spain] More tobacco arrests for HM Customs

Customs officers seized a commercial quantity of cigarettes from a car in the Ocean Village area on Tuesday evening. A 27-year old Spanish national from the Cádiz area was arrested after his Spanish-registered car was searched and 56 cartons of c
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:47

[Gibraltar] Spain plans New Year curbs on frontier tobacco

Spain's new budget includes a measure to clamp down on low-level cigarette smuggling from Gibraltar by slashing existing tobacco allowances.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Oct 2, 2012 18:10

[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

[Spain, UK] Spanish Fishermen Protest Restrictions Off Gibraltar

The interior minister of Spain, Jorge Fernández Díaz, said Friday that Spain would not allow Gibraltar to be “the border of tobacco smuggling,” noting that Gibraltar, which has about 30,000 residents, had imported 140 million packs of cigarettes last year
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2013 23:38

[Gibraltar, Spain] Watson wants European Commission to act urgently on frontier tobacco ‘discrimination’

Liberal MEP for Gibraltar Sir Graham Watson has dispatched an urgent parliamentary question to the European Commission following revelations that the Spanish authorities are restricting the importation of cigarettes across La Línea de la Concepción fronti
added Jan 18, 2013 07:38

[Gibraltar, Spain] Customs keep up tobacco pressure at estates

HM Customs have said that they are "pro-actively enforcing the Tobacco Act throughout the jurisdiction and particularly in residential estates," following the arrest of two Spanish nationals on Tuesday night.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Oct 25, 2012 06:01

Gibraltar: Spain hits back at UK accusing the Rock of increased tobacco smuggling

The Spanish Government has accused Britain of failing to tackle a sharp rise in tobacco smuggling at the border. In a statement marking the six-month deadline set by the European Commission following its visit last year, Spain also said that cooperation
added May 20, 2014 06:36

[Gibraltar] Tobacco charges against seven

All seven face joint charges alleging they were knowingly concerned in the exportation and attempted exportation of commercial quantities of cigarettes without the authority of an export permit. The four Mifsuds face an additional exportation charge
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:29

[Gibraltar, Spain] HM Customs cigarette seizures – six arrests

Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added May 25, 2012 06:46

[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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