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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Canada, Arkansas] Six Nations tobacco company fined $30 million

Cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises has been ordered to pay nearly $30 million to the State of Arkansas for failing to set money aside in escrow in lieu of its participation in a master settlement agreement. The state's Attorney General's Offi
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added May 24, 2014 09:40
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[New York] Schneiderman sues Native American-owned cigarette company

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against a major supplier of a very popular line of native-brand cigarettes on Monday.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Mar 4, 2013 16:30
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[Canada] Iqaluit mother calls for Nunavut-wide ban on apartment smoking

A mother in Iqaluit wants to ban smoking inside all multi-dwelling residential buildings in Nunavut, where more than half the population over the age of 12 is said to smoke. Sharon Angnakak started an online petition earlier this month after she and her
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:30
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[Canada] New York seeking $350 million from Six Nations

alleges that GRE and Native Wholesale Supply "have sold, shipped, and distributed, and continue to sell, ship, and distribute, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York as part of a joint venture." The quantities o
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 2, 2014 18:59
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[Canada] Manitoba First Nation smoke shop owner, staffer fined $2M

Both were accused of possessing and selling non-Manitoba marked cigarettes and snuff at the shop, located southwest of Portage la Prairie, Man... It's not the first time Blacksmith has defied provincial authorities on the issue of tobacco sales. In 2012
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:39
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[Canada] First Nations defend cigarette sales

The Union of Ontario Indians is taking umbrage with what it says an attempt by government and private agencies to “demonize” the legitimate manufacture of cigarettes in First Nations communities.
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 22:09
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[Canada, USA, New York, North Carolina] Police bust Quebec tobacco ring that allegedly involved Montreal's Italian Mafia

Police arrested 28 people Wednesday in a crackdown on tobacco trafficking that operated on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border and allegedly involved Montreal's Italian Mafia and aboriginal organized crime. They said the alleged fraud amounted to $30 mi
Canadian Press
added Apr 30, 2014 23:27
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[Canada] LETTER: Woman fined for buying cigarettes at reserve store

I asked the officer: “If I’m not able to purchase these cigarettes, why is the store allowed to sell them to me?” His said it was because “they can get away with it.” . . . I might come out of this having to do some jail time but I don’t care. I will n
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Oct 20, 2012 19:37
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Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21
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