Illegal tobacco

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Friday 22nd May 2015

Dogs sniff out illegal tobacco

A Charlton supermarket manager has been charged £4,770 after sniffer dogs found illicit tobacco inside the lining of his jacket. ...more

Monday 9th February 2015

6,000 bootleg cigs seized in raid on newsagent

A raid on a Woolwich newsagent uncovered 6,600 illegal cigarettes. Police with sniffer dogs, customs and Greenwich Council trading standards officers found the illegal fags in the basement of JB Patel and Son on Woolwich New Road. Owner Jashbhia Patel was ordered to pay £5,891 at Bexley Magistrates Court on January 26 after pleading guilty ...more

Wednesday 16th July 2014

Agencies including West Yorkshire Trading Standards and HMRC working with councils to crack down on trade in illegal tabacco

Kirklees Council is backing a new campaign to tackle the trade in illegal tobacco and stop dealers who sell to children. ...more

Tuesday 15th July 2014

Spenborough Guardian: Crackdown on illegal cigarettes in Leeds and Kirklees

A crackdown on the illegal tobacco trade and the sale of cigarettes to children will begin across the area today. ...more

Tuesday 15th July 2014

Morley Observer: Crackdown on illegal cigarettes in Leeds and Kirklees

A crackdown on the illegal tobacco trade and the sale of cigarettes to children will begin across the area today. ...more

Tuesday 15th July 2014

Batley News: Crackdown on illegal cigarettes in Leeds and Kirklees

A crackdown on the illegal tobacco trade and the sale of cigarettes to children will begin across the area today. ...more

Tuesday 15th July 2014

Dewsbury Reporter: Crackdown on illegal cigarettes in Leeds and Kirklees

A crackdown on the illegal tobacco trade and the sale of cigarettes to children will begin across the area today. ...more

Tuesday 15th July 2014

Crackdown on illegal cigarettes in Wakefield district

A crackdown on the illegal tobacco trade and the sale of cigarettes to children will begin across the area today. ...more

Monday 14th July 2014

West Yorkshire regions team up to fight illegal tobacco trade

A campaign has been launched across West Yorkshire to end the trade in illegal tobacco and catch the petty dealers who sell to children. ...more

Monday 14th July 2014

New “Keep It Out” campaign launches across West Yorkshire and York to tackle illegal tobacco

A new campaign is launching across West Yorkshire and York (14 July) to tackle the trade in illegal tobacco and stop dealers who sell to children. ...more


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