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[Nebraska] Federal case over cigarette bootlegging law looms over Ho-Chunk raid

A dispute over a law designed to remedy interstate cigarette bootlegging was one of the flash points surrounding a federal raid on the Winnebago Indian Reservation this week. The tribe says the operation by several dozen agents of the federal Bureau of A
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 2, 2018 18:33
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[Nebraska] Winnebago tribal chairman calls ATF raid attack on tribe's sovereignty

Tuesday's raid by federal agents at four sites owned by Ho-Chunk Inc. is being considered as an assault on the Winnebago Tribe's sovereignty, the tribal chairman said late Wednesday. Frank White said in an email statement that the Bureau of Alcohol, Toba
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 2, 2018 18:32
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[Nebraska] Federal agents swarm Ho-Chunk Inc. headquarters as part of tobacco investigation

Ho-Chunk, the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe, said the raid involved tobacco records and is the latest event in a "20-year state-tribal tax dispute." ATF agents visited Ho-Chunk Inc.'s corporate office and the sites of HCI Dist
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 1, 2018 03:27
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[Australia] 'No wonder we Aboriginal people can't get ahead': Indigenous politician says paying respect to elders and smoking ceremonies are 'bulls*** rituals'

'All the "Welcome to Country", all the "Smoking Ceremonies" and all the made up bulls*** rituals about "pay our respects to elders past and present" is just one big lie. 'Shame shame shame.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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American Indians in Minnesota reclaiming traditional tobacco

Minnesota’s nearly 60,000 American Indians have the highest cancer and cancer mortality rates in the state, according to health data. As a result, the 11 sovereign tribes are implementing more rules about commercial tobacco and encouraging the use of tra
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 18, 2018 17:50
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[Michigan] Tribe gets into tobacco business

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Company (KBICTC) soon will be putting its permit to manufacture tobacco into effect after receiving approval Nov. 27 from the federal Tax and Trade Bureau. According to Jennifer Misegan, vice president of the Tri
Escanaba (MI) Daily Press
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[New York] Mahoney urges Onondaga Nation to raise age for buying tobacco to 21

In a letter to the Onondaga Nation Council on Dec. 18, Mahoney requested the Nation adopt a law similar to one recently passed by the Onondaga County Legislature. That law raises the legal age to purchase tobacco, e-cigarettes and tobacco products to 21.
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Dec 27, 2017 15:28
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Prevalence and Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among American Indians/Alaska Natives — United States, 2010–2015

Whereas significant progress has been made in reducing overall commercial tobacco product use, disparities persist, with American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) having one of the highest cigarette smoking prevalences of all racial/ethnic groups.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:35
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[Michigan] KBIC gets fed approval to make cigarettes

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Company (KBICTC) soon will be putting its permit to manufacture tobacco into effect after receiving approval Nov. 27 from the federal Tax and Trade Bureau.
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 21:15
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025 At Risk: Government Urged to Listen to Māori

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ could be putting the Smokefree 2025 goal at risk ...Hāpai Te Hauora has supported the Ministry of Health and previous ministers’ compassionate and progressive stance on e-cigarettes which championed a realistic and
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:25
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