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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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[Kansas, Missouri, New York] KC prosecutors accuse 17 people and one business of smuggling cigarettes

Kansas City prosecutors announced criminal charges Wednesday against 17 people who allegedly were part of a national conspiracy to illegally traffic cigarettes. The federal charges are linked to the law enforcement seizure last year of $2.6 million, a
Olathe (KS) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2013 01:43
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[Australia] Government could control taste of cigarettes, raise taxes in battle against smoking

THE flavour and ingredients of cigarettes would be regulated, smoking in movies controlled and the cost of tobacco would sky-rocket under a radical Government blueprint to stop one million Australians smoking. The five-year war on smoking would also see
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:02
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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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[New York] UPS Untaxed Cigarette Trafficking Liability: Increased Scrutiny onTobacco Companies

THE CASE’S DOWNSTREAM SIGNIFICANCE TO TOBACCO Although UPS’s compliance efforts came too late to avoid liability, the court’s discussion provides a glimpse into the increased scrutiny UPS has focused on tobacco companies. • Where UPS audits or
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:22
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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] 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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[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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