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House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing: “Attacking Hezbollah’s Financial Network: Policy Options”: Opening Statement of the Honorable Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman (PDF)

Hezbollah has developed a broad criminal network involved in a range of illegal activities – from drug trafficking to cigarette smuggling to money laundering to counterfeiting. These global terrorists double as global criminals.
US House Foreign Affairs Committee
added Jun 13, 2017 06:31

[New York] Members And Associates Of Russian Crime Syndicate Arrested For Racketeering, Extortion, Robbery, Murder-For-Hire Conspiracy, Fraud, Narcotics, And Firearms Offenses

ALEX FISHMAN, STEVEN FISHMAN, and MELNYK are charged in the Fishman Indictment with conspiring to transport and sell contraband cigarettes in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:12

[Canada] Two traffic stops result in seizure of 200,000 illegal cigarettes

Three men have been arrested in connection with two seizures of illegal cigarettes by the RCMP in New Brunswick. On May 30, around 2 p.m., West District RCMP and the RCMP Roving Traffic Unit stopped a vehicle during a checkstop on Highway 2 in Watervill
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:44

[Missouri] Thirty-five people indicted on Federal Conspiracy Charges for Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes, Distributing Synthetic Drugs and Money Laundering

conspired for more than two years to buy contraband cigarettes in St. Louis, Missouri, a low tax market, and transport and distribute them in Chicago, Illinois and New Jersey...used several convenience stores which they owned or operated to create the app
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:47

SENATE DEMOCRAT LETTER TO FDA Re: Final Deeming Rule, May 19, 2017 (PDF)

Given the public health threat posed by youth e-cigarette use, it is imperative that the FDA commit to the original compliance deadlines for the tobacco deeming rnle. Every day that these products stay on the market with no assessment of their risks, we c
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
added Jun 1, 2017 03:01

National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health. (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50

[South Africa] Thank you for not smoking

The South African Health Department has joined the rest of the world in marking World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The day falls within a month-long crusade, which is held under the banner ‘Anti-Tobacco Campaign Month’. Its aim is to raise awareness and educa
South African Government News Agency (za)
added May 31, 2017 16:41

[Africa, South Africa] SA's strides in lowering tobacco use must be safeguarded

South Africa has affirmed that strides are being made in lowering national tobacco use. This is based on the third South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS) conducted in 2016... “A large proportion of adult South Africans continue to use tobacc
South African Government News Agency (za)
added May 30, 2017 22:24

[Europe] WHO welcomes draft decree on regulation of tobacco products, e-cigarettes in Belarus

“The draft covers the regulation of the production, trafficking and use of electronic systems. This is a progressive step that fully meets the recommendations and the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The adoption of the decr
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added May 29, 2017 19:13

[UK] Smokefree play parks roll out continues

Families in Newquay will be able to enjoy a free fun day in the Gardens by Trenance Cottages to celebrate the gardens becoming the next smoke free park in Cornwall.
Cornwall Council (uk)
added May 27, 2017 03:07
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