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[Canada] Fight Cigarette Smuggling With Better Policing, Not Higher Taxes - C.D. Howe Institute

Provinces should fight contraband cigarettes with better policing, and reforming government allocation of cigarettes to Aboriginal reserves, rather than impose higher taxes, according to new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Smokes, Smuggler
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 03:10
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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] 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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NACS Files Comments with FDA on E-Cigarette Rulemaking

In its comments, NACS expressed support for the proposed provision requiring retailers to ensure that anyone who seeks to purchase e-cigarettes is at least 18 years of age....NACS opposed a provision that would require sellers of individual cigars to pla
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 11, 2014 10:27
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[New York] Women accused of profiting from tax-free cigarettes

Two Wayne County women said they were just trying to help out family and friends. They admit to traveling to Indian reservations to purchase tax-free cigarettes. Prosecutors said they intended to sell the cigarettes for a profit. "It's illegal and it's i
13WHAM TV (Rochester, NY)
added Mar 27, 2014 17:10
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[New York] Tough Tactics: NYC Wins Injunction Against Seneca Tobacco Wholesalers

a federal district court has granted New York City’s request for a preliminary injunction against Seneca Indian Nation-based tobacco wholesalers that stops them from advertising, selling or shipping cigarettes without tax stamps or monthly reports of sale
Indian Country Today
added Sep 20, 2013 10:42
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