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Troxler said tobacco was hit hard by the retaliatory tariffs from China. “The No. 1 crop damaged by the tariffs was flue cured tobacco. And the law prohibits government incentives to tobacco. We had been successful in getting North Carolina products into
outlaws buyers from growing tobacco or engaging in the transportation and grading of tobacco and seeks to strengthen tobacco associations by increasing membership from 3000 to 5000. Speaking after the bill was passed, Minister of Agriculture Joseph Mwana
A western New York man who started a house fire that killed his 7-year-old son after lighting a cigarette with a blowtorch was sentenced to probation.
Authorities say thousands of cartons of cigarettes per week were brought from North Carolina to New York and then sold to stores throughout the metropolitan area. “This scheme allegedly cheated the state and city out of more than $15 million in taxes in
British American Tobacco (BAT) — the third-largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world — is engaged in an elaborate and ethically questionable online-marketing strategy across Europe and Asia. A joint Point and Engadget investigation has found
Thailand has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling against its regulations on cigarette imports, a WTO dispute panel said on Monday, the first of two legal cases brought to the Geneva-based watchdog by the Philippines.
Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA) president, Datuk Ho Su Mong, said the actual cause of the rise in smoking in Malaysia was due to the sale of illegal cigarettes, which he said currently comprises up to 60 per cent
The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Trading Standards officers from Nottinghamshire County Council has seized over £1.24m worth of illicit tobacco products so far this year, which is a 24-fold increase on the same period last year. A total of 81 inspections of shops, homes, vehicles and s
The federal government in Ottawa is looking into new regulations that would force tobacco companies to apply labels not just on the packaging but also on the cigarette itself, CTV News is reporting. The new labels would be variations of messaging in the