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KPMG report finds European illicit cigarette market continues to grow despite overall decline in consumption

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Protecting consumers: How do you avoid fakes online?

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How illicit trade threatens society

The worldwide problem of illicit trade is a serious one. The amount of money lost to illicit flows is staggering: More than USD 2 trillion annually, according to the United Nations (2020).

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PMI’s focus on supply chain controls and product protection to help prevent illicit trade

At PMI, as we advance on our journey toward delivering a smoke-free future, we know we must increase our efforts to secure both our supply chain and the products we sell.

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KPMG report finds European illicit cigarette market continues to grow despite overall decline in consumption

KPMG’s annual study on illicit cigarette consumption in the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom, Norway and Switzerland.

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As adult smokers in France turn to counterfeits, we must focus on raising consumer awareness

In France, evidence suggests that adult smokers are turning to counterfeit cigarettes. This is mainly due to the affordability of these illegal products, how easy they are to access, and the lack of consumer awareness around the risks of counterfeits.

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Protecting consumers: How do you avoid fakes online?

The internet has had a profound effect on how people trade. It has enabled countless legitimate businesses to expand their customer base, providing access to markets across the globe.