Cigarettes

Illegal cigarettes sold at the Dereham store

A store was selling counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco concealed in a false front of a counter, a court has heard. Test purchases were made by Norfolk Trading Standards agents at the Mini Mart, Dereham, and warning letters were sent to the person named as owner about the sale of counterfeit …

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Proposed cigarette tax increase advances in Tazewell County

June 3 – TAZEWELL, Virginia – A proposal to increase taxes on cigarettes is progressing in Tazewell County, but the amount may change. Eastern District Supervisor Charlie Stacy said only two people commented on the proposed 40-cent per packet tax increase in a public hearing Tuesday night. “Two people have …

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BOC-Subic thwarts smuggling of fake cigarettes worth P66M

Counterfeit contraband cigarettes intercepted by the Subic Port Customs Office. Image of BOC-Subic. MANILA, Philippines – Two consignments of contraband cigarettes worth 66.2 million pesos were intercepted by officers from the Customs Office (BOC) in the port of Subic on May 28. A statement from BOC-Port of Subic said that …

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Cigarette production figures rigged to evade tax: SDPI – Journal

ISLAMBAD: The Institute for Sustainable Development Policy (SDPI) said powerful lobbies were involved in rigging the figures for cigarette production in the country to gain benefits from the authorities. The SDPI study titled “Regional Tobacco Tax Regime and Its Health Implications” released on Saturday said the tobacco lobby in the …

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