Saskatchewan

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Provinces help Big Tobacco undercut FNs cigs: businessman

First Nations cigarette makers can’t compete with the discount products of “Big Tobacco” if provincial governments continue to meddle in the First Nations tobacco trade, says a former Saskatchewan cigarette wholesaler.

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Tobacco battle flares in two more provinces

Authorities in British Columbia and Saskatchewan have recently seized thousands of cigarettes shipped by a Mohawk tobacco company in Kahnawake, Que., aiming to establish a reserve-based distribution network throughout the Western provinces, APTN National News has learned.