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City's first urban reserve opens Petro-Canada gas station

Long Plain First Nation celebrated the grand opening today of a new gas station and smoke shop on the first urban reserve within city limits. First Nation chiefs and officials from the province, the city and federal government braved a stiff winter wind
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:31

[New York, Virginia] Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market: Characteristics, Policy Context, and Lessons from International Experiences (PDF)

Research is needed on the extent to which consumer preferences explain why the United States appears to be less affected than other countries by large-scale smuggling of brand cigarettes and by counterfeit cigarettes and illicit whites. Research that dire
National Academies Press
added Feb 20, 2015 13:45

[New Zealand] What will it take to get to under 5% smoking prevalence by 2025? Modelling in a country with a smokefree goal

Conclusions The smokefree goal of <5% prevalence is only feasible with large increases in cessation rates.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:39

[Kansas] Brownback: Changes to reservation tobacco sales needed to keep settlement money

Kansas’ handling of tobacco sales on tribal reservations could jeopardize its share of the tobacco settlement money that was supposed to fund children’s programs... “We’re talking to the tribes about enforcing, because we don’t want to lose that $60 mill
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 20, 2015 03:20

[North Carolina] Reynolds donates $10 million to nonprofits

It is the fifth year that Reynolds has announced its nonprofit charitable giving. The amount was $11.6 million in 2013, $7.7 million in 2012, $10 million in 2011 and $10.2 million in 2010.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 18, 2015 12:13

A.G. Schneiderman & NYC Corporation Counsel Carter Announce Lawsuit Accusing Ups Of Illegally Shipping Nearly 700,000 Cartons Of Untaxed Cigarettes In New York

“Our lawsuit alleges that UPS blatantly disregarded New York and federal tax and public health laws, by shipping tens of millions of cheap, untaxed cigarettes to New Yorkers,” said Attorney General Schneiderman. “We contend that UPS cost this state milli
Office of New York State Attorney General
added Feb 18, 2015 11:03

[New York] City, state file $180M lawsuit against UPS for allegedly shipping millions of untaxed cigarettes

“UPS’s blatant disregard of New York and federal tax and public health laws means that tens of millions of cheap, untaxed cigarettes have been shipped to New Yorkers,” Schneiderman said . The illicit shipments from New York Indian reservations have “che
New York Daily News
added Feb 18, 2015 10:58

[New York] State delivers lawsuit to UPS / Joint suit seeks $180M in the shipment of untaxed tobacco products

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wants to snuff out shipments of untaxed cigarettes allegedly made by United Parcel Service. Schneiderman and New York City corporation counsel Zachary Carter plan to file a joint $180 million lawsuit on Wednesday
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 18, 2015 10:23

[Oklahoma] T. Gavin King: Governor, Tulsa World bullying smokers

The “Smoldering health issue” editorial concludes with the hype that the health of the state can be improved by a statewide ban. It cannot. There will always be citizens who smoke, and some would go to the casinos. We have more than 100 tribal casinos in
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 14, 2015 09:09

[Canada] Six Nations tobacco manufacturers to self-regulate

Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council has approved a draft law to allow the Six Nations' tobacco industry to self-regulate as a way to combat new laws criminalizing unregulated tobacco trafficking. The confederacy voted Feb. 7 to approve the draft law
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:41
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