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Customs officials at Taiwan's the Port of Tai-chung seized approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco in early June. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Russian business ombudsman, Boris Titov, said in an annual report to the Russian president that 35-40% of tobacco products sold on the Russian market are illegally produced. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

Calling for a ban on foreign direct investment in tobacco sector, the Federation of All India Farmer Associations says multinational firms are using policy ambiguities to endorse international brands in the country, which encourages illegal trade. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

A new report says that 53 billion illegal cigarettes were consumed in member states last year. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Fifteen million dollars worth of illegal tobacco has been seized from a farm in northern Victoria. A total of 22 hectares of tobacco plants were discovered growing on the property at Dingwall, near Kerang, late last month. more

May 2, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

High taxes on cigarettes have given rise to an illegal industry and tobacco consumption shifting to cheaper non-cigarette forms, said the Tobacco Institute of India recently. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Serious damage to Bulgaria’s state budget has been prevented as an illegal manufacturing facility for tobacco products was busted. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM Manufacturing

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM News


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Sales prohibition
in San Francisco

San Francisco now bans all flavored cigarettes, vaping and e-cigarette liquids. That includes much safer menthol cigarettes. It's a misguided move, we think. 

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