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3.6 mln cigarettes were found in illegal tobacco factory in Netherlands

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The FINANCIAL — On 7 October, the investigation service of the Dutch tax authorities, FIOD (Fiscale Inlichtingen en OpsporingsDienst), raided an illegal tobacco factory in  West-Betuwe, south of Utrecht. It is one of the largest illegal cigarette factories uncovered in the Netherlands. The factory was in full operation when law enforcement entered the premises. Thirteen suspects were arrested comprising mostly of nationals from Eastern Europe. Investigators seized 3.6 million cigarettes and 32 000 kilos of tobacco along with packaging material, cigarette paper, filters and glue. The tax loss prevented to the Dutch state revenue for the illegal production is estimated…

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3.6 mln cigarettes were found in illegal tobacco factory in Netherlands

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — On 7 October, the investigation service of the Dutch tax authorities, FIOD (Fiscale Inlichtingen en OpsporingsDienst), raided an illegal tobacco factory in  West-Betuwe, south of Utrecht. It is one of the largest illegal cigarette factories uncovered in the Netherlands. The factory was in full operation when law enforcement entered the premises. Thirteen…

Efforts to control tobacco undermined by conflict-of-interest among policymakers, new research reveals

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The FINANCIAL -- New research published by Daniel Malan, Assistant Professor of Business Ethics at Trinity Business School, identifies inherent conflicts of interest with many of the countries leading the development of global tobacco control policy.…

Why Prices Aren’t Increasing on Tobacco in Georgia?

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The FINANCIAL -- Cigarettes in Georgia are one of the cheapest in the world; According to National Anti-Tobacco Centre in 2010 predicted tobacco-induced mortality will be 15% of total mortality.…