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[Asia, India] SHARMA: How tobacco, death and taxes are intrinsically linked

Tobacco use is killing milliions. It’s time to connect the dots, improve law enforcement, wean cultivators and users away... Creating smoke-free spaces at work, at home and in public places is one of the most effective ways of reducing exposure to second
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 27, 2017 15:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Mighty Corp faces third tax evasion complaint

Bureau of Internal Revenue on Friday filed a P1.39-billion tax evasion complaint against Mighty Corp, the third such case against the cheap cigarette maker. The complaint stemmed from a raid on Mighty Corp's warehouse in General Santos City last March 24,
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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[New Jersey] NJ cigarette sales jump; lawmakers unhappy

For the first time in five years, cigarette tax collections in New Jersey are increasing – prompting renewed concern from lawmakers about the state’s investment in smoker cessation programs.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 27, 2017 19:39
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[New York] Judge Orders UPS to Pay $247 Million for Illegally Shipping Cigarettes

“A very significant award” was necessary because of the public health hazard posed by cigarettes and as a deterrent to future bad conduct, said Judge Katherine B. Forrest of Federal District Court in Manhattan. In her opinion, Judge Forrest wrote that th
New York Times
added May 27, 2017 17:45
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[New York] Federal Judge Orders UPS To Pay More Than $240M For Shipping Untaxed Cigarettes ($$)

after finding in March that UPS knowingly shipped cigarettes to unauthorized sellers and on behalf of those sellers to residents in New York (
Lexis Nexis
added May 27, 2017 17:18
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[New York] Judge: UPS Must Pay $247M to NYC and State in Cigarette Case

Forrest handed down the penalty after finding the company liable in a civil case in federal court in Manhattan in March, saying the company ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations,
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2017 01:21
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[New York] U.S. court fines UPS $247 million over illegal cigarette shipments

judge ordered United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) to pay nearly $247 million (191.8 million pounds) in damages and penalties for "illegally shipping" large volumes of untaxed cigarettes in New York state and City, a court filing showed on Thursday.
Reuters
added May 26, 2017 12:54
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE’s cigarette tax ‘could lead to surge in tobacco smuggling’

Authorities will need to be on guard against a possible surge in the smuggling of illegal, unbranded, low-grade cigarettes after new tobacco taxes are imposed, said a former Interpol director. A 100 per cent excise duty will take effect in the UAE and to
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[Greece] Majority of Greeks are would appreciate smoking ban enforcement, says expert

e Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTS) said Thursday, appealing to the government to crack down on violations. Speaking at an event ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, HTS president Michalis Toumpis, said the number of smokers in Greece appears to be dec
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 25, 2017 21:13
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