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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] Contraband trade heating up: CRTF

“With the warming weather approaching, police will likely see an increase in illicit activities occurring on our waterways,” said Staff Sergeant Sylvain Leroux, head of the CRTF. If you see something fishy, the CRTF suggested it’s best to call the polic
Cornwall (ON) Newswatch (ca)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Somalia] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contraband tobacco is a $1b trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 2, 2013 12:54
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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] 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] Ban could encourage youth to smoke menthol tobacco: retailers

If you smoke menthol-flavoured tobacco, this is the last day it’s available in Alberta. ...The Western Convenience Stores Association thinks it will actually make menthol-flavoured smokes easier and cheaper for kids to get by going to the black market.
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2015 19:34
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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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[Canada] Blaze at Six Nations cigarette factory was deliberately set: Fire Chief

Miller said evidence found at the scene made it "quite obvious" that the fire was deliberately set, but he referred all other questions about the investigation and building damage to police.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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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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