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[Washington] Tribe Members Fight Bid To Nix Cigarette Sales Fight ($$)

members have blasted a bid to dismiss the three remaining defendants in their Washington federal court suit seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, rejecting the contention that two state agents have immunity sinc
Law360
added May 3, 2017 23:27
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[Asia] Indian Public Health Group Loses Permit for Foreign Funds

The ministry had specifically asked the group to explain its spending on HIV/AIDS and anti-tobacco programs. In a statement, Chhibber said all the programs run by the Public Health Foundation were in step with the Indian government's National Health Pol
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 22, 2017 23:00
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[Washington] Feds Move To Get Agents Out Of Tribe’s Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

asked a Washington judge Thursday to dismiss the remaining defendants in litigation brought by four Native American tribes seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, saying two state agents have immunity since they a
Law360
added Apr 15, 2017 17:08
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[Asia, India] Health Ministry asks Railway Board to not allow junk food, tobacco ads

The health ministry has said that indirect or surrogate advertising of such products can increase the risk of non-communicable diseases... In January, Indian Railways had announced initiatives to increase its revenue from non-tariff sources. It plans to a
Down To Earth (DTE) (Society for Environmental Communications) (in)
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[Washington] Wash. Tribes Escape Sanctions In Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

A Washington federal judge refused Wednesday to sanction attorneys for members of four Native American tribes who unsuccessfully tried to block state employees from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, finding that ar
Law360
added Mar 31, 2017 02:06
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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 22:31
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[New York] UPS illegally shipped cigarettes, judge rules

United Parcel Service Inc. illegally shipped millions of cigarettes to New York state from Indian reservations, opening up the parcel carrier to damages and other penalties for skirting taxes on tobacco products.
CBS MarketWatch
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[New York] UPS Loses N.Y. Trial Over Reservations' Untaxed Cigarettes

to have turned a blind eye to shipments of untaxed cigarettes to New Yorkers from American Indian reservations that undermined anti-smoking efforts. The state seeks more than $800 million in damages for lost tax revenue. U.S. District Judge Katherine B. F
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2017 17:48
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[Washington] Tribal Members Fight Sanctions Bid In Suit Over Cig Sales ($$)

blasted a bid for sanctions filed by Washington state employees they have sued in an attempt to block them from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, defending their proposed amended complaint as justified and calling
Law360
added Mar 22, 2017 02:09
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[Asia] Rights over leaves, flowers give Indian tribal groups more reason to stay put

Women labourers make bidis (shredded tobacco hand-rolled in tendu leaves) in Baliyamuni village, about 190 km (118 miles) south from the northeastern city of Siliguri
Reuters
added Mar 1, 2017 05:45
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