Tobacco Detection News

More than 25,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized in raids on shops across Oxfordshire.

Trading Standards and police officers discovered the cigarettes - with an estimated street value of £8,000 - at shops in Witney and Cowley.


llicit tobacco hidden behind a cellar wall by sniffer dogs, which could be opened by a secret button under a false plug unit, has been seized from a shop in Maidstone.


Officers from KCC Trading Standards, Kent Police and HMRC carried out several raids in Thanet this morning (March 26) as part of a wide-scale crackdown on the supply of illicit tobacco on the isle.


SNIFFER dogs were in the city centre yesterday to mark National No Smoking Day and a Trading Standards crack down on illegal tobacco.

Tens of thousands of cigarette packets being sold illegally from a house in Wolverhampton have been seized after a raid by officers.

Sniffer dogs helped to catch a shopkeeper from Eastbourne found with illegal cigarettes.

Specially-trained dogs have managed to sniff out thousands of stashed illegal tobacco products in a three-day operation across the city.

MEET Phoebe who has a real nose for success after training to be a sniffer dog hunting out smuggled hauls of illegal tobacco.

A trader who was found to be in possession of illegal cigarettes and tobacco, has been ordered to pay £228,737 after a proceeds of crime hearing in Birmingham. The massive haul of illegal tobacco products was located by sniffer dog Phoebe, from Pembrokeshire based B.W.Y Canine Ltd.

Police officers, sniffer dogs and trading standards swoop on shops in Freeman Street, during crackdown on illegal tobacco.

Sniffer dogs from Wales based B.W.Y Canine Ltd discovered 11.6kg of rolling tobacco and 32,700 cigarettes with a total street value of £8405 and would cost £20,172 to buy legitimately. 

BWY Canine

Formed in 2009, B.W.Y CANINE is now a leading supplier of specialist detection dogs for UK and international clients. B.W.Y CANINE provides a range of sniffer dog services to a very diverse range of clients for detecting Drugs, Explosives, Firearms and Counterfeit Tobacco. Our clients include Police Services, Trading Standards, Private Companies, NHS Trusts, Oil Refineries and the 3rd largest Port Authority in the UK.

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