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Ghana Revenue Authority urged to work extra to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

Ghana Business News 23 Feb 2024
“The illegal activities increase the accessibility and affordability of tobacco products and cause substantial losses in government tax revenues and contributes to the funding of transnational criminal activities,” she said.

Trump tries presidential immunity claim in classified documents case

Kentucky New Era 23 Feb 2024
Circuit recently erred in finding that President Trump was not entitled to presidential immunity in connection with the set of criminal charges pending in the District of Columbia," his defense team wrote in a motion to dismiss the case.

Burnsville gunman reportedly asked children 'Do you want to go with me?' before taking his ...

Post Bulletin 23 Feb 2024
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating what happened Sunday and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is assisting, including tracing where the ...

Store clerks cited for selling in underage tobacco, vape sting

News-Press Now 22 Feb 2024
Criminal penalties for selling tobacco, alternative nicotine, and vapor products to a minor include a $135 fine for first offense, a $325 fine for a second offense, and a $645 fine for third and subsequent offenses.

Two plead guilty in Maryland attorney general’s prosecution of violent Baltimore gang

Baltimore Sun 21 Feb 2024
Johnson, 23, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder, participating in a criminal organization and using a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence — four of the 104 charges he was indicted on.

Children were in room with man who killed Burnsville officers and firefighter, and shot himself, ...

The Virginian-Pilot 21 Feb 2024
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating what happened Sunday and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is assisting, including tracing where the ...

$11M seized in biggest contraband tobacco bust in B.C. history

True North 16 Feb 2024
... largest contraband tobacco bust in British Columbia’s history ... Criminals are not checking ID when selling contraband tobacco, making it more likely tobacco will fall in the hands of kids and youth.”.

Yankton Man Sentenced For Bomb Threat

Yankton Daily Press 16 Feb 2024
30, 2023. He pleaded guilty on Feb ... The case was investigated by the Yankton Police Department; the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office; the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigations and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives ... ....

Record seizure of $11M of contraband tobacco and weapons nets four arrests

North Shore News 13 Feb 2024
Four people have been arrested and released with criminal charges pending following a widespread seizure of $11 million worth of contraband tobacco plus firearms, drugs, vehicles and one speedboat ...

Second arrest made in double homicide investigation

The Robesonian 13 Feb 2024
Staff report - February 13, 2024 ... The case is being investigated by the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Criminal Investigations Divisions. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is assisting with the investigation ... .

‘Significant’ and ‘concerning’ increase in illicit tobacco seizures

RNZ 07 Feb 2024
New Zealand Customs says it has seen a significant and concerning increase in illicit tobacco seizures ... Almost two tonnes of loose tobacco was also seized, a drop from the 3.9 tonnes seized in 2022 ... Illegal tobacco seizures..

Selling Nicotine Vapes Without Prescription is a Crime in NSW

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 07 Feb 2024
And while criminal charges have not yet been brought, it is expected that once the products are forensically examined these will follow – considering that selling vapes that contain nicotine or unregulated tobacco amounts to a criminal offence.

CDC anti-smoking campaign takes aim at menthol cigarettes

The Philadelphia Tribune 06 Feb 2024
The tobacco industry and other groups that are against the federal ban say that the rule will increase the potential for criminal charges in Black communities and create an underground market.

‘How about the cigarettes that white people smoke?’ Menthol cigarette ban could give Biden fits

The Fayetteville Observer 06 Feb 2024
One of the ads says a ban would “criminalize” menthol cigarettes ... “Every state also has laws on the books that criminalize the unlicensed sale and distribution of tobacco products.”Biden, FDA should reconsider.

Tribal sovereignty among the top issues facing Oklahoma governor and Legislature

The Huntsville Item 05 Feb 2024
... that began with a dispute during his first year in office over casino revenue and has worsened with conflict over agreements on tobacco sales, motor vehicle tags, taxes and criminal jurisdiction.

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