Posts tagged: excise duty

PA demands rights for KP over tobacco crop

Tweet Opposition and treasury benches in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly said on Tuesday tobacco companies were exploiting growers in league with tobacco board, demanding an end to monopoly of international companies. In his adjournment motion, Abdul Akbar Khan, parliamentary leader of the Pakistan People’s Party-Parliamentarians (PPPP), said tobacco was the cash crop of farmers of the province and was not produced in other provinces. He said ... Jump to full article >>

Million cigarettes seized in Blackburn

Tweet The one million cigarettes seized in Blackburn last week by customs officials were contraband Jin Ling. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) special inland investigators arrested six men at a commercial premises in the town on Wednesday night and Thursday morning. They recovered the cigarettes as part of a suspected major excise duty fraud, as well as a significant amount of cash. Jin Ling cigarettes are made in China and mainly sold in Russia. I ... Jump to full article >>