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£28m cigarette smuggler is one of UK's most wanted tax criminals

A Rochdale man who was part of a £28m plot to smuggle cigarettes has been named as one of the UK’s most wanted tax criminals. Ahmed Salim Khezri is the subject of an international manhunt. The 24-year-old Iranian national, of Illminster, Freehold was se
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:56
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[Washington] IRS Wins $60M Tobacco Tax Suit, Must Credit Seized Assets ($$)

Washington federal court on Thursday shot down a Native American cigarette producer's defense against paying about $60 million in excise taxes but also told the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to clarify how it will credit toward that repayment assets it al
Law360
added Aug 29, 2014 19:50
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[Pennsylvania] CABREY: Fuming over Philadelphia cigarette tax

To tax the sale of cigarettes (or any similar item) is shortsighted, and to do so only in one county is discriminatory toward the residents and visitors of that county who choose to purchase that item in that county.
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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[Australia] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes 'easy' to obtain in Sydney, say teens

Illegal cigarettes 'cool' say teenagers as police raid tobacconists Teenagers have revealed that illegal cigarettes are easy to purchase in Sydney, meanwhile Police have raided several tobacconists.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:44
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Tobacco companies are the source of over 90% of smuggled tobacco in Ireland

“The level of contraband cigarettes coming into Ireland strongly suggests that Big Tobacco is deliberately flooding low tax economies with their own brands which then mysteriously find their way into economies such as the UK and Ireland where the price o
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:42
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Deadly Ebola has nothing on tobacco

This year, 8,000 Kentuckians will die from smoking-related causes... That's far more deaths than Ebola has caused in the almost 40 years since its first diagnosis. The onus is on the legislature to act; Kentuckians should demand it.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2014 05:55
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[Turkey, New York] Michael Bloomberg’s Harder Sell

what Mr. Bloomberg really wanted to talk about was the success of his antismoking program in Turkey... Bloomberg Philanthropies is aiming to start antismoking programs in 15 of the world’s heaviest-smoking countries — including Indonesia, Russia, China an
New York Times
added Aug 24, 2014 05:52
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[Missouri] FLYNN: All For Want of a Good Five-Cent Cigar

Michael Brown lost his life after pursuing his unrestrained, but not unrequited, love for Swisher Sweets, which he heisted from a Ferguson, Missouri, shopkeeper... he revolted against the tax man. A dead kid, looted stores, a torn community—all for the wa
American Spectator
added Aug 22, 2014 23:46
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New report shows Texas is lagging in tobacco prevention, Amarillo surging ahead

The report called How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality states Texas is falling behind in tobacco prevention. It reports that Texas has had little to no tax increase in the past 6
KVII ProNews 7 (Amarillo, TX)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:03
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