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[Canada] Tobacco “raids” as announced by the Sûreté du Québec padded with untruths

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake and Six Nations Police are refuting information released by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) this morning, claiming up to 60 arrests in “Aboriginal organized crime” on their territories.
Two Row Times (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:12
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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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[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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[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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[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] 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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[California] Big Tobacco To Participate In Trans-Pacific Trade Talks In San Diego

On Monday, government officials from Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei, Australia, Peru, Vietnam and the U.S. will converge on the Hilton Bayfront to discuss the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement which would promote trade between growing n
San Diego (CA) Reader
added Jul 1, 2012 15:23
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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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[Canada] Six Nations fighting contraband tobacco legislation

Driving through Six Nations, it seems there is a tobacco shop on nearly every corner...Bill C-10 includes amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offence to traffic unregulated tobacco — a move the federal government says is about targeting contr
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:07
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