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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, 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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NY Tribes Defy US Cigarette Delivery Law

Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act, didn’t stop everybody. As recently as last spring, one group of about 20 website operators on Seneca Nation territory was still delivering 1.7 tons of untaxed cigarettes a week to destinations around the United Stat
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 3, 2013 14:06
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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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Court rules tobacco companies must pay New York State $92 million

New York’s failure to impose excise taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales does not relax the financial obligation of the nation’s largest tobacco company under a landmark 1998 settlement by the cigarette industry and 46 states, a three-judge arbitra
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 12, 2013 12:10
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[Missouri, Nebraska, New York] ATF sting targets smuggled smokes

The result of the sting? A $17 million conspiracy unraveled, and 18 people indicted, including the one-time warehouse distribution manager for Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska. Federal prosecutors say that t
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Aug 16, 2013 02:16
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[New York] Judge snuffs bootleg Indian’s cheap cigs

A member of an upstate Indian tribe has been told to butt out of the discount- cigarette business after admitting he sold more than 10,000 bootleg smokes to city residents. A judge ordered Robert Gordon of the Seneca Nation of Indians to stop selling unt
New York Post
added May 24, 2013 11:38
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[New York, Oklahoma] ATF raid seizes Seneca-Cayuga cigarettes and $500,000 in N.Y. raid

The raid came as the result of complaints filed in May 2012 with the ATF in New York and a lengthy investigation. “We received a complaint about this particular store and the volume of untaxed cigarettes they were selling in contrast with other stores in
Miami (OK) News-Record
added Jan 18, 2013 06:54
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[Latin America, Mexico] Canada Fuels the Tobacco Black Market in Costa Rica

This indictment comes after a group of Mexican journalists visited Canada this summer and found out that the source of a huge illicit cigarette trade and tax defrauding scheme in Mexico is in large part due to contraband cigarettes coming from Southweste
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:28
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