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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: Cigarette smuggling and the tobacco industry

The salient point missing from Christopher Curtis’s stories on the illicit Mohawk cigarette trade is the culpability of the tobacco industry. As recently as 2010, Canadian giant JTI-Macdonald and Northern Brands International, a subsidiary of U.S. major
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 15, 2013 15:22
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[New York] NEW COURT DECISION ON ILLEGAL CIGARETTES SHOWS NEED FOR STRONGER FEDERAL LAWS

BLACK-MARKET SALES OF CIGARETTES ARE FUNDING TERRORIST GROUPS, CHEATING NEW YORK CITY OUT OF MILLIONS IN TAX RECEIPTS / WEINER BILL WOULD CRACK DOWN ON SALE OF ILLEGAL TOBACCO
US House of Representatives
added Dec 8, 2007 00:00
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[New York] Trucker Beats $1.3M Fine Over Unstamped Cigarettes In NY

The New York tax tribunal threw out a $1.26 million fine against a Native American truck driver who was transporting unstamped cigarettes to an Indian territory, finding the man was legally acting within the scope of his employment. The state’s tax divis
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48
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[Canada] Six Nations not part of tobacco raids: council

Six Nations elected council, Six Nations police and the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake are refuting information released by the Quebec provincial police, who say they have arrested up to 60 people in what they call an "aboriginal organized crime" network.
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:45
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[New York, North Carolina] USDA given second extension in Reynolds lawsuit

complaint that the USDA has failed to properly collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from Native American cigarette manufacturers Onondaga Nation and T&D Enterprises, both of New York state...government has failed in its duty to diligently enforce the laws.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 06:37
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Oklahoma AG’s win of $47.7M against tobacco company upheld

Supreme Court of Oklahoma has upheld a $47 million summary judgment verdict won by state Attorney General Scott Pruitt in a lawsuit against Native Wholesale Supply, a cigarette distributer. In 2008, the state’s former attorney general, Drew Edmondson, fi
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 18, 2014 19:16
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[Canada] RCMP estimates 50 contraband tobacco manufacturers operating in First Nations territories in Ontario and Quebec

The document, released under access-to-information legislation, states that dozens of organized crime groups — mostly in Central Canada — are involved in the distribution of illegal smokes and re-investing the profits they make into other crimes, includi
National Post (ca)
added Aug 29, 2013 11:23
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[Canada] Tobacco trade lights fire in Mohawk economy

Simon is grand chief of the Mohawk territory, which sits on the shore of Lake of Two Mountains 45 kilometres west of Montreal, and said he’s ceded the day-to-day operation of his shops to his daughter and son-in-law. Now the chief is among the growing ch
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 14, 2013 12:57
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RCMP pressured Canada Revenue Agency to not license Mohawk tobacco firms: court docs

The federal tax agency has faced pressure from the RCMP to stop licensing Kahnawake Mohawk cigarette manufacturers, court documents show. The documents also show that an RCMP investigator met with a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) official weeks before the f
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) (ca)
added Mar 14, 2013 15:43
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[Virginia] 60% of cigarettes sold in New York are smuggled: report

The Tax Foundation said that 60.9% of cigarettes sold in New York State are smuggled in from other states. This makes New York the biggest importer of black market cigarettes, along with the state's highest tax rate of $4.35 per pack. That's compared to
CNN/Money
added Jan 11, 2013 08:46
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