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[Canada] Native cigarette trade documentary Smoke Traders makes its World Broadcast Premiere on TVO October 24 at 9 pm

The TVO-commissioned documentary Smoke Traders makes its world broadcast premiere on TVO Wednesday October 24 at 9 pm. The hour-long film from Rezolution Pictures ignites a debate about the Mohawk Nation's involvement in the tobacco trade, raising issues
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2012 02:42
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[Missouri, New York] Seneca businessman charged in contraband cigarette case

Federal prosecutors in Missouri have charged a prominent Seneca Nation businessman with making illegal deals to buy nearly $500,000 worth of untaxed cigarettes from an undercover agent from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives. Wil
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 29, 2012 12:23
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[New York] NYC sues Seneca tobacco dealer who had challenged new federal cigarette trafficking law

claiming that the business has been flouting state and federal law by shipping thousands of packs into the city without paying state or local taxes or verifying the age of the buyer.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2012 00:27
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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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[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] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29
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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] AGs concerned about Indian-tribe tobacco sales

Schneiderman and other state attorneys general are alarmed that federal enforcement of a law aimed at Indian-tribe tobacco sales might go up in smoke. The law in question is the PACT — Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking — Act, enacted in 2010.
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Mar 23, 2014 12:41
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FedEx Faces Legal Assault Over Cigarettes Sent to New Yorkers

New York City’s war on cigarettes continues by opening an unexpected new front, with a lawsuit accusing FedEx (FDX) of a racketeering conspiracy for helping a Long Island-based tobacco merchant skirt city and state tax laws by shipping cigarettes to cons
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 31, 2013 14:56
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Big Tobacco Must Pay New York $92M

The tobacco companies central claim is that New York failed to “diligently enforce” the law through its failure to collect taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales. The MSA requires participating states to enact and enforce a “qualifying escrow statut
Indian Country Today
added Sep 21, 2013 14:05
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