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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

[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

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

[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
added Jan 11, 2013 08:46

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

[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

[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

[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
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21

[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

[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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