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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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[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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FedEx Faces Legal Assault Over Cigarettes Sent to New Yorkers

New York City’s war on cigarettes continues by opening an unexpected new front, with a lawsuit accusing FedEx (FDX) of a racketeering conspiracy for helping a Long Island-based tobacco merchant skirt city and state tax laws by shipping cigarettes to cons
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 31, 2013 14:56
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Big Tobacco Must Pay New York $92M

The tobacco companies central claim is that New York failed to “diligently enforce” the law through its failure to collect taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales. The MSA requires participating states to enact and enforce a “qualifying escrow statut
Indian Country Today
added Sep 21, 2013 14:05
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[California] Black Hawk Tobacco Shop a state tax delinquent

Black Hawk Tobacco Shop Inc. operated four stores in Palm Springs and Cathedral City before they all closed around March 2010. At the time, owner Frederick McAllister was in the middle of a legal battle with the state Attorney General over claims that Bl
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Sep 12, 2013 11:42
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[Canada] Justices: Idaho can regulate tribal cigarette shipments

Idaho Supreme Court on Thursday bolstered the state's power to regulate cigarettes shipped to Indian-owned businesses with a ruling that concludes Native American sovereignty does not pre-empt state law in the matter. In their nine-page ruling, justices
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 15, 2013 19:31
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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] Report: Cigarette smuggling costs state millions

(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Apr 29, 2008 00:00
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[Canada] TOBACCO KING: Indigenous billionaire businessman's lavish lifestyle

Ken Hill ... billionaire Six Nations resident launched the world’s largest private Indigenous-owned corporation, Grand River Enterprises Ltd., in 1992 — selling enormous volumes of cigarettes in Germany, the Bahamas, the U.S. and elsewhere. The company
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 11, 2018 14:31
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Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

Chinese Canadian immigrant men used various means to obtain cheap cigarettes. Future research studies could explore more detailed features of access to expose gaps in policy and improve tobacco regulatory frameworks.
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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