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[Minnesota] State seizes tribe’s cigarettes: Leech Lake Band views as attack on sovereign rights

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe responded to what is being called the Good Friday Seizure in a press release issued Friday. “Since 2009, the Leech Lake Band has engaged in tribe-to-tribe commerce with the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska on the sale of tribally re
Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
added Apr 28, 2014 13:29

[North Carolina] Phelps being sent to prison in West Virginia

Phelps will begin his sentence May 19. He must also pay $5.1 million in restitution. Phelps once owned Alternative Brands Inc., Renegade Holdings Inc., Renegade Tobacco Co. and Cutting Edge Enterprises Inc. All are now defunct.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2014 14:39

[North Carolina] Filmmaker responds to charges in Reynolds case

won’t talk about whether he tried to get cigarette manufacturer R.J. Reynolds to give him $15,000 he intended to use to fund his horror movie. The accusation is the subject of an indictment filed last week. In
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2014 12:20

[New York] Cigarette smuggling packing a wallop

In no other state are so many cigarettes slipped under tax law. According to Mackinac Center numbers, 57 percent of all cigarettes smoked in New York are illegally trafficked to avoid high state taxes. “I didn’t even think about it until I started study
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Apr 6, 2014 09:25

[New York] DOCKET for NYC v FedEx 12/30/13-3/31/14

12/30/2013 1 COMPLAINT against Federal Express Corp., Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. ... 03/30/2014 13 AMENDED COMPLAINT amending 1 Complaint against FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.,, Federal Express Corp.
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2014 13:47

Ireland's illegal cigarette trade among highest in Europe

Ireland is third highest on the list of EU countries behind Latvia and Lithuania for non duty paid tobacco (NDP) in 2013, however both Baltic states have decreased there NDP significantly since 2012, as Ireland’s remains the same at 28.3 per cent. Ir
Sunday World (ie)
added Mar 30, 2014 19:28

Most cigarettes sold in New York were smuggled into the state to avoid taxes

A new study by the conservative Tax Foundation says that 56.9 percent of all cigarettes sold in New York were illegally imported from out of state sources. The foundation’s report says the surge in cigarette smuggling is directly correlated to New York’s
added Mar 24, 2014 14:31

[Canada] PALDA: The federal budget isn’t as prudent as it might seem

Tax systems should be neutral. They should try to influence human behaviour as little as possible. When government tries to influence behaviour through tax changes, it is obscuring real-world incentives toward efficient market behaviour, as well as imposi
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 6, 2014 16:29

[Minnesota, North Dakota] Rape suspect in N.D. case given tobacco license, opened shop in Minn.

The man arrested on rape charges while applying for a tobacco license at City Hall here last week was given his license ... The smoke shop of Daniel Omane, who faces felony rape and assault charges in Ransom County, N.D., is called Hookahs on Main. It’s i
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 26, 2014 14:43

KELSEY: Preliminary analysis: Why a Tobacco 'exception' from ISDS won't sufficiently protect tobacco control measures (PDF)

Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health - CPATH (Thoreau Center for Sustainability)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:41
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