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New York’s Tribal Cigarette Tax Ruling Heads To High Court ($$)

U.S. Supreme Court intervention is needed to correct a New York appeals court’s decision allowing the state to collect taxes on cigarettes sold on an Indian reservation to nontribal members because the ruling goes against state law and an 1842 treaty, a
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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AHA: More Work Needed to Curb Smoking Among Certain Groups

Native American and Alaska Native adults, African-American men, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults have the highest smoking rates, according to a recent CDC report. Rates also are high among the poor and those who have low educational attainment. The cons
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 14, 2018 01:27
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[Canada] TOBACCO KING: Indigenous billionaire businessman's lavish lifestyle

Ken Hill ... billionaire Six Nations resident launched the world’s largest private Indigenous-owned corporation, Grand River Enterprises Ltd., in 1992 — selling enormous volumes of cigarettes in Germany, the Bahamas, the U.S. and elsewhere. The company
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 11, 2018 14:31
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[Virginia] Halifax County tobacco exhibit now open at local museum

permanent exhibit at the Halifax County-South Boston Museum of Fine Arts and History... highlighting the golden era of tobacco in Halifax County... “It’s an exhibit we had been planning since the medical exhibit, ‘Hospitals of Halifax County,’ opened
South Boston (VA) Gazette-Virginian
added Aug 24, 2018 12:41
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[New York] Northern NY Man Punished for Contraband Cigarette Sales

A 48-year-old northern New York man has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million for failing to maintain required records regarding the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. Jeffrey Lazare of Hogansburg pleaded guilty in February.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 12, 2018 18:34
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[New York] Hogansburg man ordered to pay $3.5 million, spend year in prison for cigarette related charges

was sentenced yesterday to one year and one day in prison...Lazare’s business, Braves Manufacturing and Braves Packaging, generated proceeds of at least $3.5 million from his unlicensed cigarette manufacturing operation. Lazare’s failure to maintain requ
North Country (NY) This Week
added Aug 11, 2018 14:53
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is difficult to determine if or what progress has been made...Strengthening FCTC reporting instruments to include standardised indigenous-specific data will help to realise the FCTC Guiding Principles by holding States Parties to account and building m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 3, 2018 22:19
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Big Sandy Ranchera Enterprises challenging California tobacco laws

A corporation owned by a Native American tribe is challenging California regulations regarding tobacco....by the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of the Western Mono Indians. It is challenging the attempted application by Becerra of California laws pertaining to
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 31, 2018 04:55
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[New Zealand] Health group left disappointed at confusing advocacy

Last week the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ spoke to Māori media using the ASH Year 10 Study that shows an increase in rangatahi (youth) experimenting with vaping devices from 20% in 2014 to 28% in 2016..."there is confusion out there around vaping
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:57
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

by misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-mar
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:20
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