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Another Traceability System for Russia… But No Product Marking Required

In July, Russia’s new National Product Traceability System (NPTS) transitioned from being experimental and voluntary, to a mandatory scheme for businesses dealing in certain types of products. The new scheme was implemented alongside the already existing Chestny ZNAK (‘honest mark’) product traceability system, introduced in 2019.

SEATCA Urges Southeast Asian Nations to Improve Tobacco Tax Policy

Four countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – n...

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Tax Stamps, Track & Trace, Real-Time Data – Key...

In July, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) held a webinar on the benefits of track and...

Uttar Pradesh’s Ongoing Fight with Illicit Liquor: Two Years of Using Plain Barcode Label

In June, in an unfortunate hooch tragedy (hooch is another word for moon...

Pan-Latin American Analysis: Part II

In last month’s Tax Stamp & Traceability News™, we published the first o...

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Tax Stamps, Track & Trace, Real-Time Data – Key Ingredients for a Fully Functioning System, Say Global Bodies

In July, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) held a webinar on the benefits of track and trace systems as tools in tobacco tax administration, as well as the best practices for implementing such systems.

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