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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[New York] Tobacco Companies Broke Law by Selling Untaxed Cigarettes, Judge Rules

A federal judge ruled last week that two tobacco wholesalers illegally skirted paying millions of dollars in taxes by selling truckloads of untaxed cigarettes to retailers on an American Indian reservation on Long Island, which then resold them in the ci
New York Times
added Aug 23, 2012 14:07

[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

[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

[Canada] MCA gets approval for tobacco pilot project

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has received a $476,115 two-year grant from the Government of Ontario to support the development of an Akwesasne Tobacco Law and Regulatory Framework. The “Akwesasne Tobacco Pilot Project” is one of two First Nation projec
Cornwall (ON) Seaway News (ca)
added May 8, 2013 13:50
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