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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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Statement of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) “Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided and Evaded” / United States Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

• Many Native American tribes and tribal retailers are abusing their sovereignty to evade state taxes on sales of tobacco. Such tribes and retailers abuse their ability to sell tax-free to their own members and expand those sales to non-members even thou
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 29, 2014 11:04
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Oklahoma Tribal Cigarette Sales Hit Decade Low

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 22, 2012 16:18
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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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[Missouri, New York] ATF raids warehouse on Seneca Nation Reservation

IRVING - The Wolf's Run Trading Post was raided by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Wednesday.
Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added Sep 27, 2012 09:54
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Levels and trends in cigarette contraband in Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data presented suggest that policies to tackle cigarette contraband introduced from the mid-2000s to late 2000s, at both federal and provincial levels, may have dampened the demand for contraband cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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[Canada] 1 in 3 Cigarettes Sold in Ontario are Contraband

While non-smokers don't care, perhaps they should. The Ontario government is losing out on $700 million to $1.1 billion annually in taxes. Criminal gangs are involved in cigarette distribution across the province. Organized crime treats cigarette smuggli
Gangsterism Out Blog
added May 25, 2017 00:27
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise in Ontario

Smokers’ use of contraband tobacco is pervasive and growing in Ontario, according to new study. Dave Bryans, of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said that 32.8% of the cigarette butts collected in the study were from illegal sources — a
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:48
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Use of Tobacco Tax Stamps to Prevent and Reduce Illicit Tobacco Trade — United States, 2014

although the majority of states required low-tech cigarette tax stamps as of January 1, 2014, few were using high-tech stamps, applying stamps to other tobacco products, or working with tribes on stamping agreements. Depending on analytical approaches and
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:24
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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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