Seine-et-Marne: Exchange of Fire During an Arrest of Cigarette Thieves

On Thursday 24th January, the police arrested five men implicated in the theft of cigarettes in Seine-et-Marne. But at the time of the arrest, gunshots were exchanged. According to our sources, the police intervened Thursday 24th January, around 6:40, to stop a group of thieves at Avenue Pasteur, located in Courtry and Chelles (Seine-et-Marne). Men are involved in several robberies …

Tobacco: Further Increase for Some Cigarettes on the 1st January

Before the sharp increase of 50 cents expected in March 2019, price adjustments for some packets of cigarettes are expected on the 1st January. This is the seventh revision of the price of tobacco since the arrival of Emmanuel Macron in power. As of January 1st, 2019, some brands of cigarettes will see a slight increase . On average, prices will …

New Rise in the Price of Tobacco, Monday 2nd July: The Packets of Cigarettes Concerned

A further rise in the price of cigarettes will take place on 2nd July, 2018. This increase will vary between 10 and 30 cents and will apply to certain brands.  After an adjustment of the price of tobacco in April, a further increase of cigarettes is planned on the 2nd July, 2018, in accordance with a decree published in the Journal Officiel on …

Smoking: The Pack of Cigarettes will Increase by One Euro on 1st March

As part of its national health strategy, the government increases the price of smoking on the 1st March 2018.  Packet of cigarettes increase by one euro and rolling tobacco by two euros. As announced by the government, the price of a packet of cigarettes will experience a new increase.  It will increase by a euro on average and two euros for …

Smoking: The Rising Price of Cigarettes from 13th November

TOBACCO: This increase is only a first step, a further increase to eventually increase to 10 euro package of the base price of 20 cigarettes by 2020… The rising base cost of the pack of cigarettes will be effective on 13th November, not the 6th November, reported on Friday the Parisian . The “minimum tax” tax imposed by the state …

Dunkirk: 10 Tons of Smuggled Cigarettes Seized

The Dunkirk customs officials seized Oct. 4, 10 tons of smuggled cigarettes in a container from Singapore, said to contain … utensils for delivery in Belgium, announced Thursday A total of 51,450 Packets were seized thanks to a dog specialized in tobacco detection, the ministry of Public Accounts in a statement. A judicial investigation was opened. Customs …