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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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[Canada] Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market

Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report...calls for huge tax increases on smokes...“When you talk about taxation specifically, these groups are putting their head in the sand, they’re not recognizing that there is a contraband problem in the province,” sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 09:13
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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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[India] Mizo people highest tobacco consumers in country

Mizoram has the highest rate of tobacco consumption in the country with a record of 67.2 per cent of its population using different kinds of tobacco products, Dr Jane R Ralte, Nodal Officer of Mizoram State Tobacco Control Society said, while quoting the
Assam Tribune (in)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:17
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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] 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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[Canada] Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma decision against tobacco company

The nation's high court rejected an appeal from a Canadian company that claimed the state couldn't collect payments for cigarettes sold to Indian tribal members. ... Without comment, the high court let stand a decision by the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appe
The Oklahoman
added Dec 4, 2013 05:28
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[Missouri, New York] Local company involved in cigarette fraud scheme

Federal authorities say an Independence company has been part of a $4 million scheme to illegally sell cigarettes and avoid taxes. But they won't say who it is.
Independence (MO) Examiner
added May 8, 2013 12:48
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