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[Canada, New York] Man faces federal charges for nearly a million untaxed cigarettes

That man, Ian Tarbell, 43...was on federal probation for a 2014 conviction in U.S. District Court in Utica. Tarbell smuggled Polish nationals from the Canadian portion of St. Regis Mohawk Reservation to a Wal-Mart parking lot in Massena. He served a year
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Apr 14, 2016 16:41
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[Canada] Vaping industry challenges Quebec's anti-tobacco law

The Canadian Vaping Association has filed a legal challenge against a Quebec law that limits the use of electronic cigarettes. Bill 44 prohibits the testing of e-cigarettes in specialty shops, bans in-store display and promotion and forbids online sales o
Canadian Press
added Apr 14, 2016 14:50
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[Canada] Smoking ban challenged as discriminatory

A Penticton woman who says a strata bylaw forbidding from smoking on her patio is discriminatory will have her case heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal....because Dandurand suffers from multiple psychiatric conditions — including post-traumatic stress
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:10
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[Canada] Impulsivity impacts teen smoking: study

Impulsivity is the most likely personality trait a teenager will exhibit in deciding whether or not to start smoking, according to University of B.C. researchers. In the recently published study, UBC researchers Jasmina Memetovic and Chris Richardson we
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:08
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[Canada] BONSPIEL: Indigenous tobacco trade not 'contraband' industry

why we stand strongly and collectively behind our inherent right to trade tobacco – because there is nothing wrong with prospering, legally, in a world that has set so many boundaries for us to get ahead financially... Make no mistake: tobacco causes canc
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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[Canada] Government of Alberta won't switch legal consortium in tobacco litigation case

Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley confirmed that she won't make any changes with regards to the legal consortium representing the province in a gigantic lawsuit against the industry of tobacco. Ganley has previously stated that she was in favor of
Lawyer Herald
added Apr 13, 2016 15:02
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[Canada] Cameron Hutchison: Questions at heart of high-priced ethics review could have been answered on the cheap

Next time, maybe the minister and her deputies should check their files before rushing off for a high-priced legal opinion on the taxpayers’ dime.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 07:26
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[Canada] Alberta government won't ask RCMP to review Redford tobacco litigation case

The Alberta government won’t call in the RCMP to review an ethics investigation into Alison Redford’s handling of the province’s $10-billion tobacco litigation contract, a Justice department official confirmed Tuesday.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 07:25
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[Canada] Alberta government won't swap legal consortium in controversial tobacco-litigation case

Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley left it to her deputy minister to publicly confirm she won't change the legal consortium representing the province in a massive lawsuit against the tobacco industry. Ganley has previously signalled she was leaning
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:40
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[Canada] Ontario bill could reward police forces for seizing property in illicit tobacco busts

A new bill in the Ontario legislature seeks to crack down on the multimillion-dollar contraband tobacco trade by giving police departments financial incentive — through civil forfeiture — to investigate the crime. Bill 139, which passed second reading i
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:23
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