Djarum Black that are in the market

He said the contraband cigarettes, with the brand name “La Light”, “Djarum Black Mild” and “Djarum Super Mild”, are believed to be from a neighbouring country. Earlier, Khiu said marine police had crippled 52 cigarette smuggling attempts with the seizure of contraband cigarettes worth RM3.6 million so far this year.

Where taxes are increased at moderate rates, it will “help the legitimate industry to progress and not be taken over by the illegitimate industry,” said Sanjiv Puri, president for FMCG at ITC. He added that one in every five cigarettes sold is illegal — those on which no tax is paid, don’t comply with graphical health warning norms and where quality may be a concern. It’s not just Chinese brands with flavors such as green apple, strawberry, orange, ice-burst and mint that are invading Indian pan shops. Indonesian cigarettes have found a following in the national capital. A Mild, Djarum Black.

and Gudang Garam are prominent on the shelves at pan shops in Delhi and have even displaced betterknown Indian brands at some.

Where taxes are increased at moderate rates, it will “help the legitimate industry to progress and not be taken over by the illegitimate industry,” said Sanjiv Puri, president for FMCG at ITC. He added that one in every five cigarettes sold is illegal – those on which no tax is paid, don’t comply with graphical health warning norms and where quality may be a concern.
While Chinese brands with flavours like Green Apple, Strawberry, orange and mint are flooding the market, there are Indonesian brands like Gudang Garam and Djarum Black that are in the market for quite sometime now and are preferred by many.

Menurutnya, pemeriksaan ke atas lori menemui 157,500 bungkus rokok keretek jenama La Light, DJarum Black Mild dan DJarum Super Mild bernilai RM1,492,344 termasuk cukai. “Lima suspek dapat melarikan diri kerana kawasan serbuan agak terpencil, ditambah hutan dan dalam keadaan gelap selepas menyedari kehadiran polis.

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