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[New York] Shut out of name-brand cigarettes, the Onondaga Nation will roll its own

The Onondaga Nation has joined the growing number of Indian tribes making their own cigarettes. The nation smokeshop in Nedrow has been giving away a free pack of "Eagles" cigarettes with the purchase of a carton of other brands.
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Sep 1, 2012 21:36
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[Canada, New York] Ontario ramps up fight against contraband tobacco

Ministry officials said it is believed that the growth of tobacco farms is due in part to the fact that some are selling their product to underground manufacturers. They said by registering each farm it will be easier to follow the leaf and the money.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:28
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[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54
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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] 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] 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] Blaze at Six Nations cigarette factory was deliberately set: Fire Chief

Miller said evidence found at the scene made it "quite obvious" that the fire was deliberately set, but he referred all other questions about the investigation and building damage to police.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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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] 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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