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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] Ontario Signs Agreement-In-Principle With Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation On Tobacco

Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding tobacco regulation and revenue sharing, in order to help support community growth and prosperity and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Fina
Public.
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 22:31
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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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[New York] Cigarette magnate Rodney Morrison sentenced to over 12 years ($$)

Ending a case that has wound on for more than a decade, Rodney Morrison, the former cigarette magnate on the Poospatuck Reservation in Mastic, has been sentenced to 12 years and 9 months in federal prison, according to officials.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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[Canada] New resources to combat contraband tobacco sales

Paying less than $20 for a carton of cigarettes might sound tempting, but unless those smokes are for the intended consumer, hefty fines could follow. Smoke shops across First Nation communities in Ontario legally sell tobacco products that are both ex
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Jan 26, 2016 22:52
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Smuggled, Untaxed Cigarettes Are Everywhere in New York City

The clerk is right. Every corner store and bodega in the city seems to be selling untaxed cigarettes. ... the smuggling problem in New York is now the worst in the country... New York loses about $1.5 billion in revenue every year to tobacco tax evasion
Village Voice blogs
added Apr 10, 2015 17:29
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[New York] Ruling clears way for collection of taxes on Internet cigarette sales

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara ended the fight when he dismissed the last remaining lawsuit filed by a Seneca Nation business challenging the 2010 federal law restricting the sale of cigarettes on the Web. Arcara’s decision means the Prevent All C
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jun 15, 2013 11:00
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