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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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[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] 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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[Canada, Georgia, New York] Native American-Owned Tobacco Company Settles Suit With Tobacco Distributor ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Jan. 9 dismissed its suit in Georgia federal court against a cigarette distributor that sold expired cigarettes to retailers without the manufacturer’s permission after the parties agreed to a confidential settl
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 11, 2017 21:44
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[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34
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[Canada, USA, New York, North Carolina] Police deal blow to tobacco smuggling ring

Police forces on both sides of the Canada-U. S. border have dealt a major blow to an illegal tobacco ring that they say was linked to the Mafia... Residents of Kahnawake said it was the first time they'd heard police refer to "aboriginal organized crime"
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 15, 2014 10:25
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[New York] NYC sues FedEx over cigarette deliveries

The suit, filed at a federal court in Manhattan, accuses FedEx of knowingly violating the terms of a 2006 settlement with New York's attorney general in which the company agreed to stop all deliveries of mail-order cigarettes to state residents.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2013 06:09
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