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[Canada] What is the Role of the Canadian Government in Fostering Smoking? Part 1 of an Investigative Series

This series will examine the role of the Canadian government’s regulatory and law enforcement policies in fostering the health damages now being attributed to the tobacco companies; the effects of government policies need to be considered by the courts i
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:51
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[Canada] Support A Smoke Free Nunavut! Ban Smoking in Multi-Dwelling Housing and Save Our Children!

AMAZING! 102 signatures online!!! I have been collecting signatures around town too! So far collected 84 around Iqaluit. I will be collecting more in the coming weeks. Please continue to pass this petition to your friends, colleagues, family, place of bu
The Petition Site
added Apr 13, 2015 11:53
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[Canada] Ontario Continues Fight Against Contraband Cigarette Trade

The illegal cigarette trade has flourished in the province, despite efforts by authorities to crack down ... The trail of contraband cigarettes often leads right to Ontario’s Six Nations Indian reservation, which has a robust trade of illegal tobacco, th
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:39
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[New York] Federal Judge Rules Against Tribes in Cigarette-Tax Dispute

State laws that tax tobacco sales by Native American vendors from two western New York tribes to non-Indians do not infringe on tribal sovereignty or other constitutional rights, a federal judge ruled.
New York Law Journal
added Jan 26, 2017 19:31
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[Canada] Backgrounder – Future of Tobacco Control

Minister Philpott will convene a national forum to hear from stakeholders, including tobacco control organizations, health professionals, First Nations and Inuit people, provinces, territories and international experts. The forum will inform the developme
Government of Canada (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:29
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[Canada, New York] Cree Elder facing tobacco smuggling charge says Canadian border agents ‘took away my prayer’

Cree Elder Johnny Grant was detained at the Cornwall customs border post after he was found with several pouches of pipe tobacco he says he purchased for $360 on the U.S. side of Akwesasne on Sept. 10, a day before his 72nd birthday.
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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[Canada] Ontario Fire Marshal to investigate blaze that destroyed closed Six Nations cigarette factory

A massive fire that destroyed a closed cigarette factory on the edge of Ohsweken this morning will be probed by the Ontario Fire Marshal's office. Six Nations fire crews arrived at 1342 Chiefswood Road around 4 a.m. to find the entire south side of a la
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[Canada] Canadian NASCAR driver arrested in huge tobacco smuggling ring

A Canadian NASCAR driver turned himself in to police Wednesday after he was one of nearly 60 people accused of smuggling tobacco into Canada, according to multiple reports. Derek White, a member of the Mohawk tribe from Kahnawake, Que., faces seven char
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:53
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[Canada, California] Grand River Enterprises boss linked to massive native grow op in U.S.

A founding member of Six Nations cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises is alleged to be the financial mastermind behind a massive marijuana grow operation that was recently busted on native land in the remote northeastern corner of California.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:35
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[Canada] Women with unmarked cigarettes convicted

Two Dakota women have been fined thousands of dollars for unlawfully possessing unmarked cigarettes for sale. As in similar previous First Nations cases across the country, the accused argued that the court didn’t have jurisdiction over them.
Brandon (Man) Sun (ca)
added Jul 15, 2015 17:21
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