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U.K. requires OK

 U.K. requires OK

approval-stampStarting April 17, business and individuals carrying out any operation in the U.K. using raw tobacco must get approval from HM Revenue and Customs.

Interested parties can submit their applications from Jan. 1-31, 2017.

The objective of the measure is to prevent tax evasion by prohibiting the use of raw tobacco by an unapproved person, to prevent the illegal manufacture of tobacco products.

Read HM Revenue and Customs’s announcement.