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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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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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Two more tribes go tobacco-free in Southeast Alaska

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) congratulated the Skagway Tribal Council and the Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) last week for recently adopting local, comprehensive tobacco-free workplace resolutions. The tribes join 13 Southe
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Nov 19, 2012 18:43
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[Canada, New York] Popular Seneca business raided in cigarette tax probe

Wolf's Run, a popular Chautauqua County business run by two prominent members of the Seneca Nation, was raided by federal agents Wednesday in connection with a continuing investigation into alleged cigarette tax violations.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 27, 2012 09:49
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[Oklahoma] State, Muscogee (Creek) Nation sign tobacco compact

Governor Mary Fallin and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Tiger Friday signed a tobacco compact between the state of Oklahoma and the Creek Nation.
Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Aug 27, 2012 23:30
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: First Nations’ chief taxman wants control of the pot tax

there are more than 20 pot dispensaries and at least 30 smoke shacks selling cheap cigarettes. The population of Tyendinaga is 2,124. Do the math. At the Six Nations Mohawk Territory, however, the largest First Nations reserve in Canada with a populati
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:45
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