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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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[Kansas, New York] Attorney General Schmidt secures $1 million settlement with tobacco company

Grand River Enterprises (GRE), of New York State, agreed to a back payment to Kansas of $672,000 in escrow funds in addition to $336,000 in penalties and reimbursement of the attorney general's office fees and expenses. The money secured in escrow is hel
Kansas Attorney General
added Jul 13, 2012 12:56
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[Canada] Fight Cigarette Smuggling With Better Policing, Not Higher Taxes - C.D. Howe Institute

Provinces should fight contraband cigarettes with better policing, and reforming government allocation of cigarettes to Aboriginal reserves, rather than impose higher taxes, according to new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Smokes, Smuggler
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 03:10
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco ring dismantled across Quebec

Provincial police have dealt a major blow to an illegal tobacco ring with links to both Italian and aboriginal organized crime. According to Sûreté du Québec Sgt. Mélanie Dumaresq, up to 400 officers were carrying out searches and making arrests across t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 30, 2014 12:28
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[Kansas, Missouri, New York] 18 Indicted in $18 Million Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Cigarettes

An Independence, MO business owner and a Wichita, KS attorney are among 18 defendants who have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a more than $17 million, multi-state conspiracy to transport hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes
Kansas City infoZine
added Aug 16, 2013 01:23
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[New York] Poospatuck Smoke Shops To Pay NYC $10.5 Million For Bootlegging Untaxed Cigarettes

A federal judge has ordered two smoke shops on the Poospatuck Indian Reservation in Mastic to pay New York City $10.5 million for bootlegging untaxed cigarettes into the city. The decision last week by Judge Carol Bagley Amon awarding damages to the cit
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 3, 2013 09:49
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[New York] Cigarette Trafficker to Face RICO Sentencing

From 1999 to 2004, Rodney Morrison sold more than $138 million in untaxed cigarettes at the Peace Pipe Smoke Shop on the Unkechauge Indian Nation's Poospatuck Indian Reservation, in Mastic, N.Y. Morrison knew that at least some of his big cust
Courthouse News
added Jul 20, 2012 11:28
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[Canada] What is the Role of the Canadian Government in Fostering Smoking? Part 1 of an Investigative Series

This series will examine the role of the Canadian government’s regulatory and law enforcement policies in fostering the health damages now being attributed to the tobacco companies; the effects of government policies need to be considered by the courts i
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:51
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[Canada, New York] Cree Elder facing tobacco smuggling charge says Canadian border agents ‘took away my prayer’

Cree Elder Johnny Grant was detained at the Cornwall customs border post after he was found with several pouches of pipe tobacco he says he purchased for $360 on the U.S. side of Akwesasne on Sept. 10, a day before his 72nd birthday.
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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[Canada] Kahnawake set to regulate the tobacco industry on the reserve

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) published a draft law last week that would create a commission to oversee every aspect of the industry. ... tobacco traders are looking to legitimize their business in hopes of avoiding future conflicts with police.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 28, 2014 22:25
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