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Paraguay's tobacco-growing president says he'll sell off his cigarette factory

Paraguay's new President Horacio Cartes says he's willing to sell off his cigarette-making business that has often drawn criticism from foreign governments worried about contraband.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2013 19:41
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[Mississippi] Sentencing set in contraband cigarettes case

Fred Brackett, who ran a tobacco wholesale company in Lancaster, S.C., is scheduled for sentencing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Aberdeen, Miss
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2012 13:56
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Libya Among Twelve Countries Signing UN Treaty to Combat Illegal Tobacco Trade

Tripoli Post (ly)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:35
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[Canada] New York seeking $350 million from Six Nations

alleges that GRE and Native Wholesale Supply "have sold, shipped, and distributed, and continue to sell, ship, and distribute, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York as part of a joint venture." The quantities o
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 2, 2014 18:59
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[Europe, Montenegro, Serbia] Montenegrin Crime Figure Assasinated

Anton Stanaj, a Montenegrin business owner and convicted cigarette-smuggling kingpin, was killed Friday in Sudan, allegedly murdered in his hotel room.
Reporting on Organized Crime and Corruption (ROCC) Project
added Mar 16, 2013 13:39
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[Canada] Manitoba First Nation smoke shop owner, staffer fined $2M

Both were accused of possessing and selling non-Manitoba marked cigarettes and snuff at the shop, located southwest of Portage la Prairie, Man... It's not the first time Blacksmith has defied provincial authorities on the issue of tobacco sales. In 2012
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:39
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[Canada] First Nations defend cigarette sales

The Union of Ontario Indians is taking umbrage with what it says an attempt by government and private agencies to “demonize” the legitimate manufacture of cigarettes in First Nations communities.
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 22:09
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[Canada] More than 40% of Cigarettes Purchased in Ontario are Contraband / Government Looks the Other Way, says NCACT

Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:11
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[Canada, USA, New York, North Carolina] Police bust Quebec tobacco ring that allegedly involved Montreal's Italian Mafia

Police arrested 28 people Wednesday in a crackdown on tobacco trafficking that operated on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border and allegedly involved Montreal's Italian Mafia and aboriginal organized crime. They said the alleged fraud amounted to $30 mi
Canadian Press
added Apr 30, 2014 23:27
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Poland] Týden: Poles sell extremely cheap leaf tobacco in CzechRep

A Polish company is running a network of "Eko natural" shops selling extremely cheap tobacco leaves, which are not subject to excise tax, on the verge of law in the Czech-Polish border area in north Moravia, the weekly Tyden out Monday writes. It says a
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:10
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