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[Canada] Brant shrugs off lawsuits

Shawn Brant has derailed a CN Rail civil suit and is working to work his way out from under another legal debacle involving several tobacco giants. The defiant Mohawk activist, who co-owns the Two Hawks tobacco store in Tyendinaga, has refused to attend
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Jul 17, 2012 19:55
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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, 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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[Canada] BONSPIEL: Indigenous tobacco trade not 'contraband' industry

why we stand strongly and collectively behind our inherent right to trade tobacco – because there is nothing wrong with prospering, legally, in a world that has set so many boundaries for us to get ahead financially... Make no mistake: tobacco causes canc
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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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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[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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[New York] 2 NYers admit guilt in illegal cigarette case

State and federal authorities say two people have pleaded guilty to charges they illegally made cigarettes on an Indian reservation in northern New York. They say 53-year-old Robert Oliver, Sr., of Burke, and 48-year-old Jody Swamp, of Hogansburg, admitt
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2013 18:14
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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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