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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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[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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[New York] Circuit Reinstates RICO Action in Sale of Contraband Cigarettes ($$)

The court rejected defendant Rodney Morrison's claim that the circuit's decision to certify questions on the New York Tax Law on cigarettes to the state's highest court indicated the law under which he was prosecuted was unconstitutionally vague.
New York Law Journal
added Jul 17, 2012 06:10
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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco manufacturers to self-regulate

Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council has approved a draft law to allow the Six Nations' tobacco industry to self-regulate as a way to combat new laws criminalizing unregulated tobacco trafficking. The confederacy voted Feb. 7 to approve the draft law
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:41
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[Canada] Tobacco Lawsuit Dismissed

An unusual, $500-million class-action lawsuit by tobacco farmers that accuses the federal and Ontario governments of turning a blind eye to contraband tobacco, seriously undermining the legal cigarette industry in the process, has hit a brick wall.
National Post (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 11:59
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[New York] Tobacco and Terror (PDF)

How Cigarette Smuggling is Funding our Enemies Abroad
WNBC 4 New York
added Apr 29, 2008 00:00
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[Canada] Tobacco “raids” as announced by the Sûreté du Québec padded with untruths

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake and Six Nations Police are refuting information released by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) this morning, claiming up to 60 arrests in “Aboriginal organized crime” on their territories.
Two Row Times (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:12
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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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[Canada] Legions, First Nations exempt from new anti-smoking rules

None of the Smoke Free Ontario Act, including smoking inside a restaurant or even an office, applies on First Nations reserves either — although some reserves have passed their own bylaws against smoking.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 9, 2015 12:45
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