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An end to cigarettes? New Zealand aims to create smoke-free generation

The Observer 16 Apr 2021
Business-as-usual without a tobacco control program won’t get us there.” ... “Evidence indicates that the amount of tobacco products being smuggled into New Zealand has increased substantially in recent years and organised criminal groups are involved in large-scale smuggling,” it said.
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'Drug activities' at neighbor's apartment: Portsmouth police log

Portsmouth Herald 16 Apr 2021
5.44 a.m.. Traffic enforcement completed on Lafayette Road. 8.20 a.m.. Report taken for theft after a Woodbury Avenue store said they had surveillance footage of someone stealing a tobacco product from behind the counter the previous Saturday. 9.57 a.m.. Report taken for criminal mischief after a caller said a bench and a scoreboard had been vandalized.
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Slashing tobacco outlets, increasing cigarette prices and outlawing filters among new proposals

TVNZ 15 Apr 2021
It also wants to reduce the number of places selling tobacco to five per cent of the current amount.  ... "Evidence indicates that the amount of tobacco products being smuggled into New Zealand has increased substantially in recent years and organised criminal groups are involved in large-scale smuggling," it stated.  .
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Tobacco tax hike announcement spawned illicit trade - survey

Beijing News 13 Apr 2021
The domestic market was flooded with illegal cigarettes following the announcement of an 8% hike in excise duties which affects tobacco products, a survey shows. British American Tobacco SA (BATSA) commissioned research firm Ipsos to conduct a survey on the cheapest purchase prices in the tobacco cigarette market.
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Biden's gun actions could have a positive, if limited, impact, experts say

Yahoo Daily News 13 Apr 2021
The gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety says that until police departments can track the weapons, criminal prosecutions are the best indicator of their proliferation. In a review of 114 federal cases over the last decade, the group found that more than 2,500 ghost guns were connected to criminal activity.
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Man charged in spate of explosions outside ex-friend’s home

Longview News-Journal 12 Apr 2021
ROCHESTER, N.Y ... James A. Pane, 50, of Rochester, is being held at least until a court hearing Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.’s office said ... 20 and Feb. 2, according to a criminal court complaint. Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives eventually got video of an explosion around 2.30 a.m. Feb ... ....
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Rochester man charged in spate of explosions

Olean Times Herald 11 Apr 2021
James A. Pane, 50, of Rochester, is being held at least until a court hearing Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.'s office said ... 20 and Feb. 2, according to a criminal court complaint. Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives eventually got video of an explosion around 2.30 a.m. Feb ... More from this section.
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Man charged in spate of explosions outside frenemy's home

Beaumont Enterprise 10 Apr 2021
ROCHESTER, N.Y ... James A. Pane, 50, of Rochester, is being held at least until a court hearing Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.'s office said ... 20 and Feb. 2, according to a criminal court complaint. Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives eventually got video of an explosion around 2.30 a.m. Feb.
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Man charged in spate of explosions outside ex-friend's home

Midland Daily News 10 Apr 2021
ROCHESTER, N.Y ... James A. Pane, 50, of Rochester, is being held at least until a court hearing Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.'s office said ... 20 and Feb. 2, according to a criminal court complaint. Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives eventually got video of an explosion around 2.30 a.m. Feb ... .
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Man charged in spate of explosions outside frenemy’s home

Wtop 10 Apr 2021
ROCHESTER, N.Y ... James A. Pane, 50, of Rochester, is being held at least until a court hearing Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.’s office said ... 20 and Feb. 2, according to a criminal court complaint. Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives eventually got video of an explosion around 2.30 a.m. Feb.
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Rochester man charged in spate of explosions outside ex-friend's home

Auburnpub dot com 10 Apr 2021
Associated Press ... James A. Pane, 50, of Rochester, is being held at least until a court hearing Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.'s office said ... 20 and Feb. 2, according to a criminal court complaint. Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives eventually got video of an explosion around 2.30 a.m. Feb ... .
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Man charged with setting off explosives at ex-friend’s N.Y. home: ‘Call the cops they won’t ...

Penn Live 10 Apr 2021
ROCHESTER, N.Y ... James A. Pane, 50, of Rochester, is being held at least until a court hearing Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.’s office said ... 20 and Feb. 2, according to a criminal court complaint. Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives eventually got video of an explosion around 2.30 a.m. Feb ... More. ... .
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The Global Contering Illuicit Tobacco Trade Industry Report 2021, Featuring Advanced Track & Trace; AlpVision; ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 09 Apr 2021
Illicit trade in tobacco products (ITTP) is a global occurrence, affecting all regions and countries. It holds an allure for criminals to engage in it as tobacco products are light, small, easy to transport and to conceal. Tobacco is one of the world’s most smuggled commodities, allowing criminals to amass enormous profits.
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Sponsors withdraw Colorado bill that would have reduced student ticketing, arrests

La Junta Tribune-Democrat 07 Apr 2021
Alcohol violations, tobacco violations, trespassing, criminal mischief when the damage is less than $1,000, theft of things worth less than $300, gambling, misdemeanor menacing, interfering with school staff, or obstructing a police officer also would have been exempt.
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