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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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Little Filtered Cigar, Cigarillo, and Premium Cigar Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

The findings indicate that among U.S. adults who smoke cigars, 61.8% usually smoke cigarillos/MMCs, 19.9% usually smoke premium cigars, and the remainder, 18.4%, usually smoke LFCs. These data can help to inform public health interventions to reduce the b
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:16
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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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[New York] Bill would stamp out Internet cigarette sales, sez Weiner

New York Daily News
added Nov 4, 2007 00:00
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[Canada, New York] Man faces federal charges for nearly a million untaxed cigarettes

That man, Ian Tarbell, 43...was on federal probation for a 2014 conviction in U.S. District Court in Utica. Tarbell smuggled Polish nationals from the Canadian portion of St. Regis Mohawk Reservation to a Wal-Mart parking lot in Massena. He served a year
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Apr 14, 2016 16:41
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[Washington] KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY, INC. v. ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO TAX

Enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribes, as United States citizens, are subject to federal taxation unless explicitly exempted under federal law or by treaty. Fry v. United States, 557 F.2d 646, 647 (9th Cir. 1977). King Mountain is not exe
Leagle
added Feb 15, 2013 11:32
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[Canada] Six Nations fighting contraband tobacco legislation

Driving through Six Nations, it seems there is a tobacco shop on nearly every corner...Bill C-10 includes amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offence to traffic unregulated tobacco — a move the federal government says is about targeting contr
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:07
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VIDEO: Oklahoma tribal cigarette sales at decade low

The decline is a marked shift from just a few years ago when in 2009 tribal smoke shops controlled about half of the retail cigarette market in the state. Meanwhile, sale of cigarettes at all retail outlets - both tribal and non-tribal - has been on a g
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 22, 2012 16:06
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Butting out: Not seeing the tobacco fields for the leaves

Philpott is working to reduce tobacco consumption among Canadians, but has left out important stakeholders such as convenience store owners and organizations fighting the scourge of contraband tobacco
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:34
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SMOKING GUN: STRATEGIC CONTAINMENT OF CONTRABAND TOBACCO AND CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING IN CANADA (PDF)

Contraband tobacco is lucrative, it is produced and trafficked systematically alongside other illicit goods, and Canadian crime syndicates are heavily invested in its proceeds. Globally, money from contraband tobacco and cigarettes is a major source of
Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Oct 25, 2016 00:23
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