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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] 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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[Washington] Federal agents swarm Puyallup smoke shop during raid

State and federal agents swarmed a Native American smoke shop in Puyallup Wednesday, seizing scores of items.
KIRO/SeattleInsider.com Channel 7
added Sep 20, 2012 09:34
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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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NACS Files Comments with FDA on E-Cigarette Rulemaking

In its comments, NACS expressed support for the proposed provision requiring retailers to ensure that anyone who seeks to purchase e-cigarettes is at least 18 years of age....NACS opposed a provision that would require sellers of individual cigars to pla
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 11, 2014 10:27
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