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C-Store Day – Making Dreams Come True

August 21, 2014
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Staff Sergeant Applaud’s the ACSA Efforts

August 12, 2014
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The ACSA is very pleased that Staff Sergeant Andre Potvin applauded the efforts of recording contraband levels and calling on the Provincial government to do-more to prevent organized crime from Central Canada from importing illegal Tobacco, tax free into New Brunswick.   The R.C.M.P’s most recent brochure on contraband tobacco can be found here.   The…

 

La vente illégale de tabac demeure élevée au Nouveau-Brunswick

July 31, 2014
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POUR PUBLICATION IMMÉDIATE   La vente illégale de tabac demeure élevée au Nouveau-Brunswick Le public exige des lois plus sévères   Moncton, le 31 juillet 2014 – Des recherches continues menées pour le compte de l’Association des dépanneurs du Canada Atlantique démontrent encore une fois que des millions de cigarettes illégales se vendent au Nouveau-Brunswick….

 

Sales of illegal tobacco in New Brunswick remain high

July 31, 2014
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Sales of illegal tobacco in New Brunswick remain high New Brunswickers support tougher legislation   Moncton, July 31st, 2014: Ongoing research commissioned by the Atlantic Convenience Stores Association continues to show that millions of illegal cigarettes are being sold in New Brunswick.   “Three studies done in June and September last…

 

Sales of Illegal Tobacco in Nova Scotia Rising

July 29, 2014
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Sales of Illegal Tobacco in Nova Scotia up 40% Nova Scotians support tougher legislation.   Halifax, July 29th, 2014: New research commissioned by the Atlantic Convenience Stores Association shows that the average presence of illegal tobacco in Nova Scotia has increased 40 percent in one year.   “In June last year…

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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