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[Central America] 22nd Century’s Receives USDA Phytosanitary Certificate to Export Proprietary Tobacco Seeds

is exporting multiple varieties of its proprietary tobacco seeds to Central America for testing and possible expanded agricultural production. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a phytosanitary certificate to 22nd Century to facilit
Business Wire
added Oct 23, 2015 08:02
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[Asia-pacific] Exposing the TPP: The Dirtiest Deal You Never Heard Of

instances of this happening have already taken place. Right now, Philip is trying to reverse the Fair And Equitable Tobacco Reform Act (FETRA), implemented by US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in an attempt to score more profit from increasing taxes.
Clapway
added Jul 27, 2015 15:52
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[Washington] USDA, King Mountain Tobacco return to court in $6.3M dispute

A federal judge in Yakima will hear several motions today regarding $6.3 million in unpaid tobacco assessments...the arguments King Mountain attorneys raise in this case focus primarily on federal policies that they say unfairly favor major tobacco corpo
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jun 20, 2015 21:29
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R.J. Reynolds spotlights illicit cigarette manufacturing in court hearing

A melodramatic and high-stakes case illuminating a complaint by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. about Native American tribes’ alleged “rogue cigarette” manufacturing challenged a federal judge...contends USDA underestimated gross domestic volume of cigaret
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2015 19:46
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Tobacco Farm Settles Claims It Stiffed Guest Workers ($$)

A Kentucky tobacco farm will pay over $28,000 to settle allegations it skirted federal requirements by shortchanging Mexican guest workers on pay and not providing them with proper insurance, a local division of the U.S. Department of Labor said... T Bond
Law360
added May 14, 2015 10:09
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[Virginia] Former president of Va. tobacco company faces charges of evading taxes, falsifying documents

The former president of a South Boston tobacco company has been charged with evading taxes, lying on legally required paperwork and using corporate money for personal items...Kathryn Crabtree Farley... was promoted from vice president to president of Cher
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 7, 2015 17:14
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[Washington] In new King Mountain lawsuit, USDA seeks $6.3 million in tobacco assessments

The case is the latest in a series in which King Mountain, owned by Yakama businessman Delbert Wheeler, has disputed state and federal taxes and financial regulations on the grounds that the Yakama Nation’s treaty rights shield the business from those re
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Mar 13, 2015 22:07
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[New York, North Carolina] USDA given second extension in Reynolds lawsuit

complaint that the USDA has failed to properly collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from Native American cigarette manufacturers Onondaga Nation and T&D Enterprises, both of New York state...government has failed in its duty to diligently enforce the laws.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 06:37
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[New York] R.J. Reynolds suit challenges tribes over cigarette fees

Reynolds and another firm challenge the Agriculture Department’s failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufacturers in particular. Money is at stake, and more. “Certainly, it’s a matter of significant importance,” R.J. Rey
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2014 15:04
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Cigar maker Prime Time files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing taxes, USDA dispute

The Phoenix company filed for bankruptcy protection on Saturday. Prime Time makes and distributes cigars, other tobacco products, and energy drinks. It says a 2009 increase in taxes on little cigars badly hurt its business. Prime Time is also involved in
Canadian Press
added Mar 18, 2014 01:08
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