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[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
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Electronic cigarette use among adult population: a cross-sectional study in Barcelona, Spain (2013–2014)

E-cigarette use is strongly associated with current smoking (dual use) and most users continue to be addicted to nicotine. Six out of 10 e-cigarette users preferred devices that deliver nicotine. The satisfaction with e-cigarette use is very low.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:21
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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
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[Europe, Spain] EU demands crackdown on Gibraltar tobacco smuggling

Spain and British-run Gibraltar have been told to crack down on cross-border tobacco smuggling by the EU’s anti-fraud watchdog. The recommendation by the European Union anti-fraud office (Olaf) follows a year-long investigation conducted after a request
EUobserver.com
added Aug 12, 2014 15:52
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[Europe, Spain] EU urges Gibraltar to tighten controls against tobacco smuggling

anti-fraud office on Monday published a report which concludes tobacco smuggling from Gibraltar it believes could be worth over 1 billion euros (around 1.34 billion U.S. dollars) a year and has asked British and Spanish authorities to take action over the
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 12, 2014 15:51
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[Europe, UK] EU calls for crackdown on tobacco smuggling between Spain and Gibraltar

The EU is calling on Spain and Gibraltar to crack down on tobacco smuggling across the border between the two countries, citing concerns about the involvement of organised crime. Wrapping up a one-year investigation, the European Anti-Fraud Office (Olaf)
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:26
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[Europe, Spain, UK] Gibraltar accused of being tobacco smuggling haven as Spanish government says if its imports were legal every citizen would be on 180 a day

EU inspectors find indication of tobacco smuggling from Gibraltar into Spain EU Fraud Office has written to Spain and Britain urging judicial investigation Gibraltar imported 117m packets of cigarettes in 2013, according to reports
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:10
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[Europe] Gangs may be smuggling cigarettes from Gibraltar to Spain -EU

Organised crime gangs may be smuggling cigarettes from Gibraltar to Spain, EU investigators have concluded following a dispute last year over tougher controls that Madrid imposed on its border with the British overseas territory. A year-long investigatio
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2014 15:09
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[UK] Spain to probe Gibraltar cigarette smuggling

Spain will look into alleged tobacco smuggling and money laundering in Gibraltar after the EU urged both Spain and the UK to take action against the tiny territory. Prosecutors with Spain's High Court will investigate illegal activity including money lau
The Local Spain (es)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:10
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[Spain] Exploding e-cigarette injures Spanish smoker

A man in Catalonia has been hospitalized after his electronic cigarette exploded, setting fire to his bed and causing serious burns to his arms. The man was loading his e-cigarette in his bedroom on Saturday in Vilafranca del Penedes, near Barcelona, wh
The Local (ch)
added Aug 11, 2014 11:30
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