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2011-06-13 08:00:00

CAROL STREAM, Ill., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meyercord Revenue, Inc., a SICPA company, is introducing a new excise tax stamp solution to help curtail the counterfeiting of excise tax stamps and to enable state governments to more effectively collect owed tobacco excise taxes. The next-generation, heat-transfer FUSON OASIS® system includes new overt and covert security features that correspond to the highest available security industry standards for tobacco tax stamps...

2010-09-08 07:15:00

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SICPA Security Inks and Systems USA, Inc., a leading provider of integrated government security solutions on high excise tax products, today announced that it has acquired Meyercord Revenue Inc., previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW). The transaction will combine SICPA's international government tax platform expertise with Meyercord's experience in producing and distributing tobacco tax stamps for U.S....

2010-09-07 10:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- INKSURE Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: INKS), a leading provider of security solutions for the prevention of counterfeiting, has teamed up with EDAPS Consortium in Ukraine to combat the ongoing problem of alcohol and tobacco fraud. "Verifying the authenticity of tax stamps is quickly becoming a cat and mouse game between security experts and sophisticated networks of criminals," said Tal Gilat, CEO and President of Inksure. "As a result, increasingly...

2010-03-30 13:20:00

KIEV, Ukraine, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent edition of the authoritative Tobacco Atlas, released by the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation, ranks nations on their success in combating illegal sales of cigarettes and tobacco products. The report confirms that the Ukraine, with a population of 45 million people and despite porous borders, has the extremely low rate of 1.7% of its total market in contraband tobacco. The Ukraine utilizes the EDAPS Tax Stamp System to...

2010-02-18 07:00:00

KIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world continues to grapple with global economic challenges, a new method of securing cigarette tax stamps from counterfeiting and falsification could save nations from revenue losses totaling more than $50 billion (US) annually. New specialized holograms used as a foundation of the comprehensive enforcement solution from the EDAPS Consortium, may cut off funds supporting organized crime and terrorism, two consistent beneficiaries of the world's...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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