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[Gibraltar, Spain] Government raises cigarette duty and reinforces anti-tobacco measures

The duty on a packet of 20 cigarettes went up by 10p yesterday, making the duty payable on 200 cigarettes £12. The Chief Minsiter Fabian Picardo signed the relevant legal documents last week.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Dec 3, 2013 20:54
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[Gibraltar] Combating tobacco smuggling: Up go tobacco prices

The Government has increased duty on cigarettes. The duty has gone up 10p per packet of cigarettes and came into effect from after midnight on 2nd 1st December, i.e. with effect from 2nd December.
PANORAMA (gi)
added Dec 3, 2013 20:30
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Chief Minister extends powers to control tobacco activity

to give customs and police officers the power of stop and search and to direct individuals to leave the new Special Zones which will now extend from the frontier to, and include, the area of the Sundial roundabout on Winston Churchill Avenue.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Nov 25, 2013 16:22
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[Europe, UK] Spain did not break the law on Gibraltar checks, says Brussels

Spain did not break European law by imposing stringent checks on cross-border traffic with Gibraltar, according to a keenly-awaited ruling by the European Commission that hands a diplomatic defeat to the British government and the tiny overseas territory
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 15, 2013 16:47
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[Gibraltar] OLIVERO: Public Want Cigarette Smuggling Under Control!

If Customs and Police are unable to cope because of the many other demands for their services, obviously effecting manpower, than such a body should be formed and given the necessary powers for that purpose. It’s not as if such a force will ever be out o
PANORAMA (gi)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:34
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Smugglers buried cigarettes at Eastern beach ready for transport

Customs officers seized 48,800 cigarettes and one vehicle in three separate operations this week, including two where smugglers stashed cigarettes near the border fence. In the first case, officers responding to suspect activity at Western Beach conducted
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Oct 20, 2013 19:55
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[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
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Gibraltar's tobacco laws 'tougher than Spain's'

The reality is that the laws against tobacco smuggling are tougher in Gibraltar than they are in Spain itself. That was the statement from No 6 Convent Place yesterday as it responded to the Spanish Minister for the Interior Jorge Fernandez Diaz who said
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:03
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Guardia Civil officer arrested in border tobacco probe

A Guardia Civil officer was arrested by her colleagues on suspicion of involvement in tobacco smuggling across the border between Gibraltar and Spain. The female officer is accused of facilitating operational information about the border to smugglers.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:02
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[Spain, UK] Fighting Over the Rock / Feud Over Gibraltar’s Sovereignty Fosters an Economic Squeeze

Gibraltar’s government acknowledges that Gibraltar benefits from tax differences with Spain, particularly for retail items like cigarettes, but “in every single border town in the world there is some leverage on the pricing of certain items,” Albert Isol
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2013 10:33
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