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Tobacco smuggling between Canada-U.S. results in 25 arrests

June 25, 2014
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Quebec provincial police, along with the RCMP and Canadian and U.S. border police services, have arrested 25 people, seized 18 guns and 10 vehicles as they work to dismantle a contraband tobacco ring linked to organized crime.   Click here to read more.

 

Agency liquor stores tops in ID checks

June 25, 2014
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Body of the Message: Private liquor stores on P.E.I. outperformed government liquor stores when it came to checking identification on customers who look under 25 in a recent test.   Click here to read more

 

Press Release – ACSA calls on New Brunswick public safety minister to reconsider single license plate changes

June 3, 2014
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The New Brunswick government recently announced plans to implement a single license plate system. Feedback from New Brunswick showed a strong objection to this system as “gas and dash” theft would create a larger issue with only having one plate. The ACSA proceeded with action to advise the government of such negative implications this system…

 

Atlantic C-Store News – April 2014

June 3, 2014
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Holding the line on tobacco taxes Fiscal 2014 – 2015 budgets have been tabled in the Atlantic provinces and the ACSA is pleased that three of the four provinces held the line on increasing tobacco taxes. “There is reliable evidence that increasing tobacco taxes without strengthening penalties for illegally selling tobacco has little effect on…

 

Atlantic C-Store News – January 2014

June 3, 2014
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ACSA gears up for pre-budget consultations Each year, provincial finance ministers hold pre-budget consultations. The ACSA has always actively participated in this process, meeting personally with finance ministers, attending public consultation meetings, and submitting briefs. This year will be no different and the ACSA will be focusing on several issues, including: a) the negative impact…

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