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Australia's new front line in the war on drugs: Tobacco syndicate is smashed and 57 MILLION illegal cigarettes are seized - as smokers pay the highest prices in the world

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Australian Border Force has busted an organised crime syndicate responsible for smuggling a staggering 57 million illegal cigarettes into ports in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from Taiwan in ten sepa
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:28
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government to impose 57 percent e-cigarette tax

The government will impose a 57 percent tax on electronic cigarettes, but its implementation has been postponed from July 1 to Oct. 1. The Finance Ministry’s technical and excise director, Nugroho Wahyu, said selling e-liquid without the additional tax
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:19
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[Canada] Big Tobacco’s ‘next gen’ evangelists may be just blowing smoke

A lot depends on how well convenience stores take to selling products developed by tobacco companies. Even then, “vaping companies now are developing these (prefilled, closed) systems that could go into convenience stores,” Howard said. “That, to me, wou
National Post (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 14:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group urges increase in tobacco tax

“Tobacco tax is a life-saving measure that can provide resources for this administration’s biggest projects, such as expanding universal health care, building infrastructure and providing free higher education,” said Mary Ann Fernandez- Mendoza, presiden
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 4, 2018 13:53
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[Nebraska] DC Circ. Says ATF Can Inspect Tribal Cigarette Cos.’ Records ($$)

upheld a ruling that four cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying that being owned by a tribe doesn’t shield tribal companies from fe
Law360
added Jul 4, 2018 05:02
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[California] El Monte Man Sentenced for Dodging Taxes on 143 Million Cigarettes

Isaac Rojas, 45, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge S. James Otero to pay $360,000 in restitution to the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Rojas pleaded guilty last year to a federal conspiracy
NBC Los Angeles
added Jul 4, 2018 03:16
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what is your state doing about tobacco?

These are just a few examples from our state fact sheets, which highlight the most up-to-date information on each state. They include cigarette, cigar, smokeless and e-cigarette use rates for adults and high school students, state funding for prevention
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:34
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[France] The French still love their cigarettes. But the once chic image is going up in smoke

France has moved to feature gruesome photos of diseased lungs on cigarette packs, while also forcing companies to remove brand names from the covers and other deterrent measures such as government reimbursement of cessation aids. Steep taxes have pushed t
USA Today
added Jul 2, 2018 16:38
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STREIT: Marking a decade of smoke-free air in Iowa

It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard... But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2018 18:32
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[Kentucky] Cigarette tax increase begins Sunday

Kentucky smokers will see an increase in the cost of their cigarettes. As a part of a larger tax bill, the Kentucky General Assembly voted to increase the state's cigarette tax from 60 cents to $1.10 per pack earlier this year. That tax increase will be
Wayne County (KY) Outlook
added Jul 1, 2018 15:21
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