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[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA, Virginia] Big Tobacco warning at free-trade talks

Delegates attending trans-Pacific free-trade negotiations in the United States are being warned their countries could end up like Australia if they agree to allow corporations to sue governments in international courts.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:21
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[Virginia] Va. crime commission gets study on extent of illegal cigarette trade

The Virginia State Crime Commission received a surprising report Wednesday on black-market cigarette trafficking, in which Virginia is a major player.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 13:43
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[Virginia] This American Town Was Left to Die, and Suddenly Economists Care

South Boston's National Tobacco Festival was once a mammoth event. A promotional picture from 1938 is on display in the lobby of the Prizery building (now a performing arts center), where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company once pressed leaves into barrels.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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VIRGINIA CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING

an experienced attorney, who has a history of successfully representing clients who have been charged with trafficking, will be able to mount a defense worthy of defeating the state’s best prosecutors. Do Not Hesitate to Contact a Leesburg Criminal Defen
Simms Showers LLP
added Jul 20, 2017 19:34
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Virginia Police Bust Migrant Gang Smuggling Cigarettes for $30 Million

alleged criminals included a diverse set of migrants from Iraq, Egypt, Morocco, and Mauritania...smuggling was also tied to many other crimes...allegedly stole rental cars...media outlets have downplayed police statements that the suspects are foreign nat
breitbart.com
added May 11, 2017 19:45
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[Virginia] Officials: 'Troubling' Growth of Teen E-Cigarette Usage

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth recently released a report showing that middle school and high school use of traditional cigarettes had dropped considerably from 2001. But executive director Marty Kilgore said e-cigarettes use among teens is "
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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[Virginia] Philip Morris International seeks FDA approval for "modified risk" tobacco product

claims the vapor has less than 10 percent of the harmful chemicals found in cigarette smoke, but the FDA will have to verify that claim as part of the agency’s review of the application, which could take more than a year. Tobacco companies cannot make hea
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 7, 2016 02:27
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New York Man Banned From Virginia After Valley Cigarette Smuggling Case

A New York man avoid jail time but is banned from Virginia as part of his conviction for cigarette smuggling. Juan Encarnacion, 48, of Grand Concourse in the Bronx, pleaded guilty to one count each of money laundering and possessing untaxed cigarettes in
Harrisonburg (VA) Daily News-Record
added Aug 12, 2016 20:09
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[Virginia] Spotsylvania charges New York men with smuggling cigarettes, liquor

arrested three 21-year-old New York men, Akeem Lawson and Kiyonte Carter of Freeport and Dakai Francis of Brooklyn. All three were charged with credit card larceny, conspiracy to commit credit card larceny, transporting alcohol in excess of the legal limi
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Jul 31, 2016 19:36
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[Virginia] Hampton's cigarette sting: The whole story

A Daily Press investigation finds that Hampton police ran a secret, undercover sting operation for 18 months -- and churned through more than $4 million, much of it without documentation -- while producing no arrests. The operation targeted black market
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jun 11, 2016 14:51
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