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[Canada] Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week: Illegal tobacco affects all New Brunswickers

Crime stoppers and the Department of Public Safety are asking New Brunswickers to report suspicious activities involving the use, sale, transportation, and distribution of tobacco not purchased from a licensed retailer.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27
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[Canada, USA] Study finds smoke-free workplaces more creative

finds employees with companies working under smoke-free legislation improved creativity by an average of 9% after smoking left the workplace.... companies in the U.S. who have filed patents between 1976 and 2010.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:26
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[Canada] Ex-Alberta premier Alison Redford should face new conflict of interest probe: B.C. ethics commissioner

Paul Fraser says Alberta’s former ethics commissioner did not have all the information when he cleared Redford of conflict-of-interest allegations in 2013. The case involves Redford’s selection of the ITRL consortium to sue tobacco companies when she wa
Canadian Press
added Aug 5, 2016 02:46
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[Canada] 'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again

The allegations relate to a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contract Redford personally awarded to a legal consortium, with which she shared close personal and political ties.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:44
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[Canada] Former premier Alison Redford again under investigation over role in province's tobacco lawsuit

A letter written by Fraser to Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley on Aug. 3 concluded an investigation is warranted. In that letter, Fraser said his decision to look into the matter again shouldn’t be interpreted as a finding on Redford’s conduct, adding
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:42
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[Canada] B.C. conflict commissioner to review Redford’s tobacco lawsuit decision

has ruled there should be a renewed investigation into former Alberta premier Alison Redford’s selection of a law firm to sue tobacco companies on behalf of the province. Paul Fraser says Alberta’s former ethics commissioner did not have all the informat
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:41
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[Canada] Contraband smokes creating series of problems

Grant said RCMP numbers show the vast majority of illicit tobacco sellers are also trading drugs and weapons. He estimates cigarettes fund the activities of more than 175 criminal gangs, including drugs, guns and human trafficking. “Everyone in the comm
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Aug 2, 2016 15:29
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[Canada] Illegal cigarettes a growing concern in New Brunswick

Lobbyists say illegal tobacco sales in the Maritimes accounts for millions of dollars in lost revenue and poses a risk to youth and small businesses. The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco says all levels of government need to work together to
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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[Canada] Ask and you shall receive!

A gift arrived for me from Toronto late last week in the form of a USB key containing the key documents in the Ontario cost-recover action. Among these were the statements of defence by the industry that were produced after Ontario Superior Court Case
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:23
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco trade an 'emerging problem' in the Maritimes: lobby group

A national lobby group is touring the Maritimes to raise awareness around the contraband tobacco trade. Officials with the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco are meeting with elected officials and law enforcement in New Brunswick and Nova Sco
KHJ (Fredericton, NB) (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:35
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