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[Canada] Tobacco Lawsuit Dismissed

An unusual, $500-million class-action lawsuit by tobacco farmers that accuses the federal and Ontario governments of turning a blind eye to contraband tobacco, seriously undermining the legal cigarette industry in the process, has hit a brick wall.
National Post (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 11:59
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[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
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[Croatia] Serbia: Government will try to help tobacco industry

Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the takeover of the tobacco plant in the southern Serbian city of Vranje by the British American Tobacco (BAT) that the government will try to help tobacco producers
InSerbia (rs)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:52
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Panel: General Cigar can continue using Cohiba trademark in the US, despite Cuban challenge

A federal panel says General Cigar Co. Inc. can continue using the Cohiba (co-HEE-ba) trademark on its cigars in the U.S. The ruling is the latest in the nearly 16-year-old legal battle with Cuba's state-run cigar company over the signature Cuban cigar
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2013 17:18
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[Canada] Retailers protest contraband tobacco

A Canadian retail association in Ontario mounted a campaign Thursday asking smokers to stop buying contraband tobacco and buy legitimate brands.
UPI
added Aug 20, 2012 02:50
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[Washington] KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY, INC. v. ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO TAX

Enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribes, as United States citizens, are subject to federal taxation unless explicitly exempted under federal law or by treaty. Fry v. United States, 557 F.2d 646, 647 (9th Cir. 1977). King Mountain is not exe
Leagle
added Feb 15, 2013 11:32
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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] Tobacco, guns seized in smoke-shop raid

First, it was the Chundee Smoke Shop. Now, the RCMP have slapped a long list of charges against a second Dakota smoke shop. RCMP and provincial tax officials seized nearly a million unmarked cigarettes and six firearms, while four people were arrested a
Brandon (Man) Sun (ca)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:13
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Transnational Tobacco Company Interests in Smokeless Tobacco in Europe: Analysis of Internal Industry Documents and Contemporary Industry Materials

BAT's early interest in introducing SLT in Europe was based on the potential for creating an alternative form of tobacco use in light of declining cigarette sales and social restrictions on smoking, with young people a key target. We conclude that by inve
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:11
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[Illinois] Attorney Smuggled Cuban Cigars Sent to Prison, Disbarred

Skokie resident and former Illinois Public Defender Richard Steven Connors smuggled "truckloads" of Cuban cigars into the country, according to two state law journals.
Patch.org
added Dec 8, 2012 15:12
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