Daily Archives: July 20, 2009

Multimillion cigarette smuggling scheme

Mississippi department of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives seeks to seize $1.89 million in cigarettes and an airplane reportedly used in multimillion smuggling scheme that involved several Southeast states.

Smoking Ban Takes Effect, Causes Interesting Alternatives

Let’s Talk Smoking

Internet May Be Newest Venue for Teen Tobacco Exposure

For Japan Tobacco CEO, Regulation as Opportunity

Hiroshi Kimura, Japan Tobacco Inc.’s president and chief executive, had to start last year’s annual report with an apology. It wasn’t about the sale of tobacco-related products but rather for pesticide-laced gyoza, or dumplings, imported from China and sold by the group’s JT Foods subsidiary.

States Go to War on Cigarette Smuggling

WASHINGTON — States across the U.S. have been taking a harder line against an old problem — cigarette smuggling — as part of the widening search for solutions to their budget problems.

Zero tolerance for smokers starts today