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[Washington] Tobacco, taxes and treaty rights: In pursuit of a cigarette empire

Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco, argues that cigarettes manufactured on tribal land are shielded from state and federal tobacco taxes by the Yakama Nation’s treaty. The company stopped making federal excise tax payments in 2011 but has since resu
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Oct 26, 2014 20:13

[Michigan] 1500 lbs. of tobacco seized at Mich.-Canada border near Algonac

Officers arrested two U.S. citizens and seized 1,500 pounds of contraband tobacco at an international border near Algonac last week. During the arrest Thursday, the Detroit-Windsor Shiprider team, made up of U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Mount
Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:20

[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15

Tobacco in Greece

Volume sales of tobacco products in Greece continued to decline in 2013. This was partly the result of ever more Greeks quitting smoking, mainly due to the fact that they can no longer afford it, but was also due to rising health awareness and illicit tob
Euromonitor International
added Jul 19, 2014 23:32

[Canada] Youth attracted to cheaper, contraband cigarettes, study shows

According to a study commissioned by tobacco retailers, illegal tobacco is being consumed at high rates in many B.C. schools and other community sites where youth congregate. The study, commissioned by the Western Convenience Store Association, examined
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Jul 10, 2014 03:24

[Europe] EU Customs Seized 816 Million Cigarettes, 240000 Liters Of Alcohol In 2013

The report details the planning, implementation and results of "DISMANTLE", a targeted customs operation to tackle the risk of smuggling and fraud in excise goods.
added Jun 16, 2014 18:35

TORRES: Top 6 Similarities Between the Tobacco and Pharmaceutical Industries

Besides the fact that both have used medical doctors to push their products, here are 5 other examples of similarities between the pharmaceutical and tobacco industries.
Wake Up World (au)
added Jun 10, 2014 10:31

Russian Woman Kills Son by Forcing Him to Eat Tobacco

A woman in the republic of Buryatia faces manslaughter charges for inadvertently killing her 13-year-old son by forcing him to swallow chewing tobacco. ... the boy's parents had wanted to punish him after repeatedly discovering chewing tobacco in his pos
Moscow Times (ru)
added May 28, 2014 01:17

[Asia, Malaysia] Marine cops foil contraband cigarettes smugglers

foiled an attempt to smuggle RM151, 200 worth of contraband cigarettes off the shores of Tanjung Siang, Bandar Penawar here. Its commander Asst Comm Paul Khiu Khon Chiang said that a group of men on the boat were in the middle of transferring the 1,500 c
The Star (my)
added May 20, 2014 13:00

[California] BOE Enforcement Efforts Snuffing out Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Evasion / New, Updated Estimate Shows Inspections and Tougher Laws Paying Off (PDF)

announced its latest cigarette and tobacco products tax evasion estimate that shows increased inspections, licensing, and enforcement efforts have contributed to a drop in the percentage of sales of contraband products since its last estimate. Cigarette a
California State Board of Equalization
added May 10, 2014 09:14
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