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27 December 2013 01:54:43 Singapore News latest RSS headlines - Singapore Star.com

In the first nine months of this year, the Singapore Customs seized 1.9 million packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes, a rise of 84 per cent. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE ... Full article on Customs to study trade in illegal cigarettes

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4.0012736 10 November 2014 21:42:21 Latest News - UPI.com

Brooks Hays WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A new study suggests toxins are absorbed by cigar and cigarette smokers in comparable amounts.

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Six retailers arrested by Customs for selling illegal cigarettes

4.0012736 28 October 2014 19:38:30 Malaysia News latest RSS headlines - Malaysia Sun.com

: Six retailers were arrested during the nationwide Ops Outlet operation to crack down the sales of illegal cigarettes conducted by Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMC) on Monday and today. ...

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Capital tackles illegal cigarettes

2.5118444 13 September 2014 12:55:11 Vietnam News latest RSS headlines - Vietnam Tribune.com

Capital tackles illegal cigarettes HA NOI (VNS)? -- The Hoan Kiem People's Committee plans to crack down on illegal cigarette sales around Hoan Kiem Lake, one of the most popular tourist ...

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Elephant thwarts 'illegal cigarette operation'

1.5377647 26 August 2014 09:55:40 WN.com - Africa News

Police are investigating whether a man killed by an elephant was part of an illegal cigarette syndicate....

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Bulgaria's Customs Destroy 28 Million Illicit Cigarettes

1.5377647 09 July 2014 15:04:46 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)

Over 28 million cigarettes intended for illegal distribution have been destroyed, the press center of Bulgaria's Customs Agency announced. The illicit cigarettes were burned in the furnaces of Holcim Bulgaria under the supervision of the Southwestern customs office. The cigarettes were of various brands and did not have Bulgarian excise bands, specified by the Agency. The illicit excise goods were seized in recent years by the Customs at the checkpoints Logodazh, Zlatarevo and Gueshevo, as well as at Kulata and Ilinden. The confiscation of the cigarettes has prevented damage to the budget of more than BGN 5.2M from excise duty.

Vice All News Time09 July 2014 15:04:46


Customs seizes cigarettes worth $1.9m

1.4261247 09 May 2014 00:46:23 Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines - Hong Kong Herald.com

Customs officers have seized 700,000 illicit cigarettes worth about $1.9 million, and arrested a 52-year-old truck driver. ? The haul had a?duty potential of about $1.3 million. ? Officers at Man ...

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Tangier: 65,000 Smuggled Cigarettes Seized by Custom Services

1.3455441 03 April 2014 21:58:12 Morocco World News

Casablanca - Morocco launched a fierce war against smuggled goods and illegal substances. Custom services confiscated 65,000 smuggled cigarettes at the port of Tangier last week. Custom services at the port of Tangier seized around 3,260 packets of cigarettes last week, according to Aufaitmaroc . This large quantity of smuggled cigarettes was found after two separate scanning operations by custom services on exports at the port, according to the same source. In the first scanning operation, 1,560 packages of smuggled cigarettes were found concealed in the rear fender of a van driven by a Moroccan resident of Spain. Custom services found another 1,700 cigarettes hidden in three suitcases transported in a tourist’s car registered in Morocco. The quantity of smuggled goods confiscated by custom services in Moroccan ports has clearly increased in 2014. The kingdom has also seen a dramatic increase in illegal substances seized in airports, especially Mohammed V Airport in Casablanca. Most of the smuggled goods and illegal substances commonly seized come predominantly from foreign countries, carried by foreign and Moroccan suspects. In the same context, French police in Paris seized around 2,500 allegedly stolen solar panels that were about to be shipped to Tangier last week. Fifteen Moroccans were reportedly arrested in the operation. Edited by Liz Yaslik. Photo courtesy Nelson Correia © Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributed

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Fewer youngsters nabbed for illegal cigarettes

1.3455441 30 March 2014 12:04:48 Singapore News latest RSS headlines - Singapore Star.com

Fewer young people were caught with contraband cigarettes last year. There were 518 youngsters below the age of 18 nabbed by the Singapore Customs last year for possessing duty-unpaid cigarettes, ...

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Shops with matching cigarette pack colour to attract customers

1.3455441 15 March 2014 17:04:20 The Bangladesh Today

DHAKA : Shops and point of sales with luxurious decoration matching colour of particular cigarette packs are seen in the city to attract customers to make their products popular, reports BSS. The shops have well-designed display showcases with colourful lighting, which have been made for keeping cigarette packets. Some shops are displaying cigarette packs at

Vice All News Time15 March 2014 17:04:20