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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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[New York] Despite law, tribe sells 1.7 tons of cigarettes online

“NO STATE TAXES, NO REPORTS to anyone EVER and NO Surprise Tax Bills,” boasted one site, Nativeblend.net. “The USA Federal PACT Act is in effect, but we beat it legally.”...New York City ... suing a Virginia-based delivery company, Lasership Inc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2014 14:35
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[New York] $92M win in tobacco lawsuit

"This ruling is a huge victory for all New Yorkers, and I applaud the panel for denying Big Tobacco's efforts to avoid responsibility for illnesses caused by cigarettes — and paid for by taxpayers," Attorney General Schneiderman said Wednesday.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Sep 12, 2013 11:47
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[Canada] Grand River Enterprises boss named in large U.S. marijuana grow op raid

Jerry Montour's lawyer says 'unlawful' raids were on medical marijuana sites on sovereign aboriginal land
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:44
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[Canada, New York] SPEAR: First Nations Need Tobacco More Than Harper's Law and Order

a more plainly descriptive title for this legislation might be "A Bill to Prevent the Mohawks from Cutting Into Our Business." Contraband tobacco refers to the reserve-based smoke shack industry, which has bloomed in the past decade on the reserves alon
First Perspective (ca)
added Feb 21, 2014 15:10
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[Canada, California] Attorney General Becerra Cracks Down on Tobacco Company for Selling Illegal Cigarettes

filed a lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer, Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE), for failing to comply with California laws regarding tobacco sales and illegally selling the product in California. In filing this lawsuit, the Attorney
California Attorney General's Office
added Jul 13, 2017 21:07
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Illegal tobacco trade 'a plague' in Central Canada

continues to flourish, with some First Nations manufacturers using industrial-grade machines that can crank out 3,000 to 10,000 cigarettes per minute, says a newly released RCMP...Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, the federal
PostMedia News (ca)
added Jun 5, 2014 10:38
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[New York] Seneca tobacco dealers accused of flouting law

New York City filed a lawsuit against a cigarette dealer on the Seneca Indian Reservation, claiming that the business has been flouting state and federal law by shipping thousands of packs into the city without paying state or local taxes or verifying the
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2012 13:25
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[Canada] THOMAS/HENNIG: Blowing smoke on the reserves

Somebody is making a lot of money illegally selling excess tax-free allocation cigarettes
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 10, 2013 10:45
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R.J. Reynolds spotlights illicit cigarette manufacturing in court hearing

A melodramatic and high-stakes case illuminating a complaint by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. about Native American tribes’ alleged “rogue cigarette” manufacturing challenged a federal judge...contends USDA underestimated gross domestic volume of cigaret
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2015 19:46
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