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[Canada] Keep tobacco use ceremonial: aboriginal guide

The province has released a new guide they hope will aide First Nations elders optimize their health. The guide is the first of its kind and provides information on provincial and federal programs, combined with resources available in the community to im
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Jul 10, 2014 03:51
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[New York] THOMPSON/SNYDER: Big Tobacco is suffocating Indians' cigarette business

The burgeoning Native American cigarette trade, so vital for the existence of many tribes, has become the setting for a David vs. Goliath battle among Native American small business owners, Big Tobacco and the U.S. government — and Big Tobacco is winning
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 10, 2016 02:08
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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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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Canada] Owner, employee of First Nations smoke shop fined

Craig Blacksmith, the shop's owner, and Tammy Walters, an employee, were convicted on Thursday... Blacksmith has been a well-known supporter of smoke shops that sell contraband cigarettes run by Dakota people as a means of highlighting social and economi
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:43
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[Canada] Traveling on Tobacco Road – November 2015, Canadian Packaging

Fully-native-owned—led by chief executive officer Jerry Montour and president Steve Williams, Grand River Enterprises is fully-licensed by the Canadian federal government as a tobacco manufacturer, and has become big business for the Six Nations communit
Canadian Packaging (ca)
added Dec 17, 2015 21:41
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[Wisconsin] Nebraska tribal company named in illegal cigarette bust

A Northeast Nebraska tribal company is being named in a big out-of-state cigarette bust. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue say more than 70,000 packs of contraband cigarettes were seized this week, as part of an operation carried out by
Nebraska Radio Network
added Jun 28, 2013 22:00
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[New York] Despite ruling, N.Y. holding seized Indian cigarettes

New York officials are holding a truckload of untaxed Indian-made cigarettes they seized, challenging the recent order of a state judge who said the state had to give them back.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2012 15:01
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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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[Canada, California] Feds Snatch Massive Weed Haul at Sites Allegedly Linked to Big Tobacco

snatched more than 12,000 cannabis plants from two farming operations on Native American land in California, which were allegedly financed by a Canadian Aboriginal tobacco tycoon....Jerry Montour, CEO of a large Canadian tobacco firm Grand River Enterpris
Vice.com
added Jul 11, 2015 10:12
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