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[Washington] Tribe Members Fight Bid To Nix Cigarette Sales Fight ($$)

members have blasted a bid to dismiss the three remaining defendants in their Washington federal court suit seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, rejecting the contention that two state agents have immunity sinc
Law360
added May 3, 2017 23:27
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[Canada] Monitor article throws spotlight on tobacco executive "ruthless" behaviour

"Justice requires that individuals be held accountable for civil or arguably criminal misbehaviour," said Brian Iler, co-founder of a Toronto law firm and co-author of the article. "Tobacco industry documents unearthed in Canadian and American litigatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 2, 2017 15:47
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[Africa, Namibia] Is China the World’s New Colonial Power?

One Chinese-owned company has sought to clear-cut part of Namibia’s only pristine forest, in the Zambezi region, to create a tobacco plantation nearly double the size of Manhattan
New York Times
added May 2, 2017 15:43
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MAHOOD/ILER: The Monitor › “I foresee serious criminal liability problems.”

It’s time to name and shame the corporate bosses responsible for tobacco-related diseases and deaths. And to legislate...bosses like the late Purdy Crawford, Senator William Kelly and Bob Bexon, and the former heads of the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers’
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) (ca)
added May 2, 2017 15:55
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[Australia] Illegal $9m tobacco crop destroyed in Vic

The destruction of a $9 million illegal tobacco crop in rural Victoria shows illicit growers they can't hide from the law, the Australian Taxation Office says. The five-hectare crop was found at a property near Cobram on the NSW border in Victoria's nor
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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[Virginia] McDonnell on the Rolex: 'I'm a Seiko and Timex guy'

“With all my heart, I believed it was from her. She told me it was from her,” McDonnell said in an interview broadcast Sunday night on CBS’ “60 Minutes.”..Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then-CEO of Star Scientific, bought the Rolex and gave it to Maureen McDonn
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 1, 2017 11:56
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[Connecticut] Naugatuck Men Charged In CT’s Largest Illegal Tobacco Distribution Bust: Officials

The Department of Revenue Services announced the arrest of 10 people following a five-month investigation that led to the state’s largest illegal tobacco distribution bust, according to officials. In addition to the arrests, authorities seized more than $
Patch.org
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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[Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North] As Economy Grows, North Korea’s Grip on Society Weakens

Shoes, liquor, cigarettes, socks, sweets, cooking oil, cosmetics and noodles produced in North Korea have already squeezed out or taken market share from Chinese-made versions, defectors said.
New York Times
added Apr 30, 2017 17:25
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Colorado Governor Vetoes Retailers' Tobacco Tax Reprieve

Cigar retailers in Colorado lost a tax credit that helped them compete with out-of-state sellers on Friday, when Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a piece of legislation that allowed them to claim a refund of the state’s tobacco tax when making sales to indi
HalfWheel
added May 3, 2017 02:26
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[Canada] Ontario Government Reverses its Own Policy with Increases in Tobacco Taxes, Exacerbates Contraband Issue and Ensures Negative Impact on Finance and Health

The 2017 Ontario budget, with its additional tax of $2 a carton on cigarettes and another $8 over the next two years, is a complete flip-flop ... Imperial Tobacco Canada is committed to working with government on responsible legislation and fiscal policy,
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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