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May 2023

  • New Tax Stamps Part of Ukraine’s Plan to Eliminate Shadow Economy
  • How’s the Tax Stamp Forum Shaping Up?
  • News in Brief
  • 20 Years of WHO FCTC – Achievements and Challenges
  • Interview with an ITSA Member – ANY Security Printing
  • One Barcode for Everyone and Everything… Including Authentication?
  • EU MEPs Raise Tobacco Lobbying Concerns… but are Their Voices Going Unheard?
  • Upcoming Events

April 2023

  • Disagreement Reigns Over Role of EU Track and Trace
  • US Tax Foundation
  • Encounters with Counterfeits of Digital Security Features
  • Interview with an ITSA Member – Authentix
  • A Conversation with Artificial Intelligence (AI) about Tax Stamps
  • Upcoming Events

March 2023

  • Lebanon Launches Tobacco Authentication and Traceability Programme
  • One-of-a-Kind Report on Smartphones for Authentication
  • De La Rue Extends Contracts in Nine Countries
  • India Central Excise: Worth Its Weight in Salt
  • Authorities Uncover First Ever Counterfeit Cigarette Factory in France
  • Interview with an ITSA Member – Garsu Pasaulis
  • The Exploding Growth of Free Trade Zones: Challenges and Opportunities – Part 1
  • Upcoming Events

February 2023

  • Luminescence Acquires InData Invisible Barcode Reading Technology
  • Gambia Revenue Authority and SICPA Sign Revenue Agreement
  • Chile Launches Joint Tax/Customs Campaign to Tackle Illicit Cigarettes
  • On The Record with Gerben van Wijk, Luminescence Sun Chemical Security
  • Aligning Secure Marking and Traceability with Other Government
  • Objectives: The WCO SAFE Framework
  • Emerging Technologies – Substrates
  • Time to Think About Topics for Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum
  • Securing Liquor Supply Chains in India: Digital Locks and GPS Tracking
  • Upcoming Events

January 2023

  • The Latest from Latin America
  • Kenya Seeks Increase in Price of Tax Stamps
  • Cannabis In The News
  • Analysing Cigarette Filters to Detect Fakes
  • Tax and Customs Administration: Trends Shaping 2023
  • Implementing Tax Stamp and Production Monitoring in Pakistan – A Perfect Storm?
  • Emerging Technologies – Sustainability
  • China Tobacco Under Investigation for Smuggling
  • Upcoming Events
  • December 2022

    • 2023 – An Exciting Year for Revenue Stamps
    • VerifyMe Extends Taggant Partnership with HP Indigo
    • SICPA Receives Best Swiss Company Award
    • Authentix Announces New Appointments
    • 2022 – A Year in Review
    • Jérôme Pichot, the Second CEO of Advanced Track & Trace
    • 2022 – A Year in Headlines
    • Emerging Technologies – Warehouse Automation
    • Upcoming Events

    November 2022

    • ITSA Launches ISO 22382 Review
    • Ethiopia Launches Tax Stamp Expression of Interest
    • Cannabis in India – An Overview
    • SARS: Doing a Lot, Just Not Quite Enough
    • News in Brief
    • Emerging Technologies – Direct Marking Solutions
    • Micro-Transponders for Tax Stamps?
    • Upcoming Events

    Free Issue

    October 2022

    • Michigan Switches to SICPA for Cigarette Tax Stamps
    • Sri Lanka’s Alcohol Excise Revenue Plummets
    • The Current State of Illicit Trade in India
    • Emerging Technologies – Physical/Digital Solutions
    • Massive Seizures of Illicit Cigarettes in the Heart of Europe
    • Five Years Already! UAE Reflects on Excise Tax Success
    • SICPA and UbiQD Partner for Quantum Dot Security
    • Upcoming Conferences Demonstrate Ongoing Importance of Optical Security Features
    • Upcoming Events

    September 2022

    • Nepal Launches Call for Tax Stamp Security Printer
    • DLR Announces New MD for Authentication Division
    • Has California’s Illicit Cannabis Market Hit a High Water Mark?
    • Emerging Technologies – Smartphone Authentication
    • How Much Should Governments be Paying for Track & Trace?
    • On the Record with Pakistan Revenue Authority
    • Chandigarh Broadens Sights with Extensive Track & Trace System
    • Upcoming Events

    August 2022

    • Authentix Wins Multiple Contracts in Africa
    • Don’t Forget the Glue!
    • Emerging Technologies – Digital Printing
    • On the Record with Panama General Directorate of Revenue
    • Anti-Counterfeiting Strength Through Randomness
    • Overview of Illicit Seeds – Recent Developments, Traceability and Blockchain
    • Upcoming Events

    July 2022

    • Rajasthan to Implement Holographic Liquor Stamps and End-to-End Track and Trace
    • SICPA Morocco Inaugurates Coding Centre
    • The Pakistan Tax Stamp and Track & Trace System – Success or Failure?
    • Using Interoperable Functional Units for Tax Collection and Product Track & Trace
    • Stamping Down on Illicit Alcohol
    • Edible QR Codes Could Protect Against Counterfeit Liquor
    • U-NICA Looks at Tax Stamps and Their Anti-Counterfeit Solutions
    • Upcoming Events

    June 2022

    • SICPA’s New Platform for Mobilising Excise Revenue
    • Love Me Tender
    • Compliance and Beyond: Tax Stamps and Marks in High-Speed Production Markets
    • Emerging Technologies – Threats and Opportunities
    • Upcoming Events

    May 2022

    • Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum 2022 Malta
    • SICPA to Open Global Campus in ‘Trust Valley’
    • Dow to Provide New EU Common Fuel Marker
    • Overview of Tax Stamps in India
    • TSTF 2022 in Pictures and Quotes
    • Why Legal Cannabis is Losing the War to Illegal Product
    • ISO Tax Stamp Standard: Four Years and Counting
    • Hague Groups Buys PSL Print Management
    • ITSA Appoints New Board and Chairman
    • Upcoming Events

    April 2022

    • Bahrain Launches Tax Stamps on Cigarettes
    • Togo Reports Significantly Higher Excise Collections
    • Smartphone Readable Security Features and Insights from Their Application in Other Markets
    • ITSA’s First In-Person Workshop in Three Years Draws Latin American Audience
    • Don’t Miss Cannabis Panel Discussion at Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum
    • Cannabis Tax Stamp Tweaks Proposed in Canada’s 2022 Budget
    • White Paper on Cannabis Data Capture Solutions Hardly Mentions Security Features
    • Upcoming Events

    March 2022

    • No Way Back for South Africa’s Legal Tobacco Market?
    • NGOs Advise EU to Eliminate Roles Allocated to Tobacco Industry
    • Heinen Koehl’s Coding Equipment Combines Serialisation and Aggregation in One Unit
    • Pakistan Revenue’s New Mantra: ‘No Production Without Taxation’
    • Cannabis In The News
    • Delhi to Introduce Liquor in Tetra Pak
    • The New Era Postage Stamps Which Perform Like Tax Stamps
    • The Green Gold Mine – Cannabis
    • New Speakers Confirmed for Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum

    February 2022

    • Mozambique Enters New Phase of Combating Tax Evasion
    • HP Indigo Secure and Jura Install First Digital Secure Press
    • UK Government Appoints Dentsu Tracking to Provide Tobacco Traceability
    • Authentication & Brand News is Born!
    • Oman is Latest GCC Country to Introduce Tax Stamps for First Time
    • Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum is Taking Shape
    • How Taiwan’s Consumer Reward Scheme Has Increased Government Revenue
    • A Cross-Border Tax Compliance System Based on Digital Stamps
    • Practical Considerations for Implementing Tax Stamp and Traceability Systems
    • Upcoming Events

    January 2022

    • Ecuador under Pressure?
    • Pakistan Reports 11% Higher Sugar Tax Revenues
    • Hungary’s ANY Security Printing to buy Romania’s Atlas
    • Economist Webinar Discusses Shift in Illicit Trade in Europe
    • New Family of Optical Features from OpSec Security
    • The Newest Bootleg Liquor – Counterfeit Bourbon
    • Jura Workshops Look to the Future of Security Printing
    • ITSA to Host Seminar for Latin American Tax Authorities
    • Upcoming Events

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