On November 6, 2000, the European Commission announced it has brought an action against the two largest tobacco companies in the United States for alleged involvement in smuggling cigarettes into the European Union’s fifteen member states.

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Friday, December 1, 2000
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
16
Issue: 
12
1047
Abstract: 
On February 2, 2000, Judge J.A. Sharpe, Court Of Appeal for Ontario, affirmed the order releasing Kwok Yeung Chan on bail pending a U.S. extradition request. On January 18, 2000, Judge LaForme released the defendant, who was arrested in Toronto in 1997 and charged with importing heroin and conspiracy to import heroin. After his release, he was further charged with various drug offenses in Vancouver in December 1999...[more]