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[Canada] Contraband cigarette case back in court

Buffalo and Dickson will be defending themselves against charges of storing tobacco products that were not marked for legal sale in Alberta and for possessing more than 1,000 cigarettes.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 2, 2014 23:02
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[Canada] Ontario Budget's Tobacco Tax Increase Will Lead to More Illegal Cigarettes

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) said that the Ontario budget's tax increase on tobacco products, despite the proposed introduction of new anti-contraband measures, will only make the province's massive illegal cigarette problem worse
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 5, 2014 20:34
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[Moldova] The machine that flooded UK with 7billion fake fags

Detectives from Imperial Tobacco traced “Machine 18” to the tiny Moldovan breakaway state of Transnistria — dubbed the most lawless place in Europe. ... Imperial believes there are 90 other machines used by gangs worldwide, but added: “With Border Agency
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:54
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[New York] Shut out of name-brand cigarettes, the Onondaga Nation will roll its own

The Onondaga Nation has joined the growing number of Indian tribes making their own cigarettes. The nation smokeshop in Nedrow has been giving away a free pack of "Eagles" cigarettes with the purchase of a carton of other brands.
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Sep 1, 2012 21:36
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[Canada] Dakota Battle for Return of $500,000 of Cigarettes Seized in Manitoba Smoke Shop Raids

The Manitoba government has seized nearly $500,000 in legal cigarettes from a Dakota smoke shop that has been raided five times by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), alleges one of the chiefs behind the shop.
Indian Country Today
added Aug 22, 2012 15:06
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[Canada, New York] Ontario ramps up fight against contraband tobacco

Ministry officials said it is believed that the growth of tobacco farms is due in part to the fact that some are selling their product to underground manufacturers. They said by registering each farm it will be easier to follow the leaf and the money.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:28
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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Canada] Alberta Laying the Foundation for Contraband Tobacco Problem

With today's release of the Alberta budget, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) is concerned that the government's decision to increase tobacco taxes risks fueling contraband tobacco in the province.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:39
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[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | Federal Budget's Tobacco Tax Increase Fails to Address Root of National Contraband Tobacco Problem

disappointed that the 2014 Federal budget increased the lucrative nature of contraband tobacco while also failing to provide meaningful measures to stop it. "By increasing the difference in price between the legal and illegal market, the government is ef
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:14
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