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[Canada] 1 in 3 Cigarettes Sold in Ontario are Contraband

While non-smokers don't care, perhaps they should. The Ontario government is losing out on $700 million to $1.1 billion annually in taxes. Criminal gangs are involved in cigarette distribution across the province. Organized crime treats cigarette smuggli
Gangsterism Out Blog
added May 25, 2017 00:27
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[North Carolina] Nebraska factory makes 1.1 billion cigarettes a year

At its peak, Rock River Manufacturing’s 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year...Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 21:25
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Pair charged with smuggling non-taxed cigarettes

Police say two men sold untaxed cigarettes in Luzerne and Columbia Counties. Police say the two would meet at a Weis parking lot here in the Back Mountain, and then drive to the Tonawanda Reservation near Buffalo, New York. Then, after buying up huge quan
WOLF FOX56 (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46
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[New Zealand] Government refusal to protect children in smoky cars

“The Government’s recent decision not to introduce smokefree cars for children is a missed opportunity to protect children from a major health hazard and contradicts their claim that they view protecting children from second-hand-smoke as a priority,” sa
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[Minnesota] Jaime Martínez receives Paul and Sheila Wellstone Public Health Achievement Award

Jaime Martínez has been a staff member at ClearWay Minnesota, a statewide nonprofit organization working to reduce tobacco's harm, since 2000. As Director of Community Development, he oversees work to address smoking among Minnesota's diverse communities,
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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[China] Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The cigarettes obtained through online transactions were imported by smoking or non-smoking Chinese immigrants and visitors, suggesting the Chinese community were involved or complicit in sustaining this form of purchasing behavior. Other less common sour
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:27
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Tax increases punishing families? Not really!

The government are on the right track with increasing tobacco tax and cigarette prices because as the science and smokers say as long as cigarettes are widely accessible, they are likely to smoke. The Ministry of Health (2016) says that smoking was one o
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:54
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[Ethiopia, New Zealand] Does hiking tobacco prices make people quit - or just punish their families?

But despite the ever-increasing expense designed to curb the addictive and dangerous habit, some of us are still smoking one or two packs of cigarettes every day. In 2011, the Government announced that it wants New Zealand to become the world's second s
Newshub (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:04
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[New Zealand] VTANZ against claims of association with tobacco companies

The Vaping Trade Association of New Zealand (VTANZ), today spoke out against assertions made by Tariana Turia recently. Joseph Rennie, VTANZ spokesman said: “Tariana’s assertion that this is a ploy by tobacco companies is completely unfounded. Not only
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:01
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

The Government is taking a cautious approach by aligning the regulations around vaping with those for cigarettes. This ensures cigarette smokers have access to a lower-risk alternative while we continue to discourage people from smoking or vaping in the
Māori Television (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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