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[New York] FedEx's "Smokin' Joes" Contraband Cigarette Case Will Go to Trial

The state and city have also sued FedEx rival United Parcel Service Inc over cigarette shipments. In September, U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest ...
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 2, 2016 18:07

[New York] Judge Strikes Several FedEx Defenses In Bootleg Cig Row ($$)

A New York federal judge tossed several of FedEx’s defenses in a suit against the parcel carrier over alleged illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, ruling Thursday that some of the arguments fail as a matter of law.
added Apr 2, 2016 17:43

[New Zealand] Concerns over number of pregnant NZ women smoking

Thousands of New Zealanders have turned to Quitline and other organisations for support to stop smoking in recent months but health officials are concerned at the number of young people, pregnant women and Maori continuing with the habit. Quitline data s
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 2, 2016 03:39

[Canada] Canadian NASCAR driver arrested in huge tobacco smuggling ring

A Canadian NASCAR driver turned himself in to police Wednesday after he was one of nearly 60 people accused of smuggling tobacco into Canada, according to multiple reports. Derek White, a member of the Mohawk tribe from Kahnawake, Que., faces seven char
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:53

[Canada] Six Nations not part of tobacco raids: council

Six Nations elected council, Six Nations police and the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake are refuting information released by the Quebec provincial police, who say they have arrested up to 60 people in what they call an "aboriginal organized crime" network.
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:45

[New Zealand] Concern at number of pregnant women smoking

Northland people phoned Quitline 300 times between January 1 and early March and accessed the website 42 times. Jan Marshall, Northland District Health Board Smokefree hospital facilitator, said the region's smoking rates fell from 25.7 per cent in 2006
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:06

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) funds new research grants

a study simulating the effect of policies restricting the sale of menthol tobacco products ... a study to examine use of menthol-flavored e-cigarettes...a study on policies regarding commercial tobacco marketing on American Indian reservations
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2016 20:31

[Indiana] South Bend smoking ban back on the table

it appears the Common Council may be on board with the effort. Backed by the group Smoke Free St. Joe, Common Council member Gavin Ferlic on Wednesday introduced a bill banning smoking in all public places in South Bend. That includes bars, restaurants,
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 11, 2016 23:27

New Kansas Tribal Cigarette-tax Compacts to be Submitted to Legislature

Kansas has negotiated agreements with two resident tribes to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands.
Kansas City infoZine
added Mar 3, 2016 12:23

[Kansas] Kan., 2 Tribes Hammer Out Cigarette-Tax Compacts ($$)

Kansas has negotiated new cigarette tax agreements with the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation intended to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands, state officials announced Tuesday
added Mar 3, 2016 12:20
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