Canada Revenue Agency Penalties Highlight Black Market in Cannabis

When Canada legalized cannabis in October 2018, the expectation was that cannabis would be a significant revenue generator right out of the gate.

Uganda Extends Tax Stamps to Cement and Sugar

On 1 April, the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) will launch its ‘Digital ...
Free Article

Confusion Reigns Over Difference Between Authen...

An ongoing issue of concern to the tax stamp world has recently resurfaced. It refers to the use of the ter...

De La Rue Welcomes Over 50 Tax Authorities to Inaugural Excise Tax Protection Course

During March and early April, De La Rue ran its inaugural Excise Tax Pro...

OCCRP Warns of Industry Involvement in West African Cigarette Smuggling

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has release...

Editors Choice

Costa Rica Takes Bold Step to Protect Citizens Against Illegal Alcohol

In 2019, more than 25 people died in a single case of alcohol poisoning resulting from methanol-laced alcoholic drinks. Soon thereafter, the government closed over 10 establishments and seized 55,000 containers of the killer alcohol.

Industry Events

Our Other Publications

Authentication News

The intelligent way to understand authentication

Authentication News® is a comprehensive information source that focuses on authentication and supply chain strategies and technologies for, document security, brand protection and personal identification.

Read more

Cash & Payment News

The only newsletter dedicated to the cash cycle

Cash & Payment News™ is unique in covering the intersection between cash and payments, covering the trends and developments in cash usage and alternative payments around the world.

Read more

Currency News

The confidential newsletter for currency

Currency News is a unique one-stop source of information covering the specification, design, production, distribution and management in circulation of banknotes and coins, from ‘cradle-to-grave’.

Read more

Holography News

Invaluable insight for all hologram suppliers, producers, convertors and users

Holography News is the only independent information source on the development of holographic products, technologies, services and markets.

Read more

ID & Secure Document News

See what makes ID projects successful

ID & Secure Document News monitors and analyses the significant developments in personal identification and authentication – whether in the physical, digital or virtual worlds.

Read more


A Market Analysis and Technical Update


Anatomy of the Modern Tax Stamp


Physical to Digital: A Revolution in Document Security


Charter Subscribers