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[Nebraska] Judge: Tribes Must Follow Cigarette Trafficking Act’s Record-Keeping Regulations ($$)

The record-keeping provisions of the Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act (CCTA) applies to tribal entities for tobacco sales on as well as off the reservation, a District of Columbia federal judge ruled May 24 (Ho-Chunk, Inc., et al. v. Jeff Sessions, i
Lexis Nexis
added May 27, 2017 17:26
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[New York] Federal Judge Orders UPS To Pay More Than $240M For Shipping Untaxed Cigarettes ($$)

after finding in March that UPS knowingly shipped cigarettes to unauthorized sellers and on behalf of those sellers to residents in New York (
Lexis Nexis
added May 27, 2017 17:18
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[New York] Judge: UPS Must Pay $247M to NYC and State in Cigarette Case

Forrest handed down the penalty after finding the company liable in a civil case in federal court in Manhattan in March, saying the company ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations,
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2017 01:21
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[New York] U.S. court fines UPS $247 million over illegal cigarette shipments

judge ordered United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) to pay nearly $247 million (191.8 million pounds) in damages and penalties for "illegally shipping" large volumes of untaxed cigarettes in New York state and City, a court filing showed on Thursday.
Reuters
added May 26, 2017 12:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] On taxing tobacco

the government must understand that there is no way around cracking down on illicit tobacco trade. One hopes the budget will announce concrete measures in that regard.
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE’s cigarette tax ‘could lead to surge in tobacco smuggling’

Authorities will need to be on guard against a possible surge in the smuggling of illegal, unbranded, low-grade cigarettes after new tobacco taxes are imposed, said a former Interpol director. A 100 per cent excise duty will take effect in the UAE and to
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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Oregon Sentator concerned about e-cigarettes imported from China

Wyden...said a new Government Accountability Office report shows over 91% of e-cigarettes imported into the U.S. are connected to China. “The American public has a right to know the source of products they consume, especially when they are coming from ov
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added May 27, 2017 19:32
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Tribal Cigarette Distributor Can't Skirt Recordkeeping Rules ($$)

judge held Wednesday that Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act record keeping requirements apply to Native American entities, a blow for a group of tribally-owned cigarette distributors that sought a declaration that they do not have to comply with the r
Law360
added May 25, 2017 21:08
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[UK] Sniffer dogs with GoPro bodycams help uncover 30,000 fake cigarettes in Soho crackdown

London Evening Standard (uk)
added May 25, 2017 21:00
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[New Zealand] JACKSON: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

in our haste to hurt the smoker in the pocket, we've created an environment where tobacco is now a legitimate black market target. We can fix this and make sure our shopkeepers feel safer but it requires an open mind to find the balance between health an
Waatea News (nz)
added May 25, 2017 01:13
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