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[USA] Turkey's doubling tariffs on U.S. products will amount to $533 mln, trade minister says

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco in retaliation for U.S. moves.
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:20
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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 17:11
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Nebraska Federal Magistrate Judge: No Stay In Tribal Cigarette Tax Lawsuit ($$)

a Nebraska federal magistrate judge rejected a motion by the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene in and stay the case based upon an ongoing criminal investigation of the tribe’s tobacco operations (HCI Distribution Inc., et al., v. Douglas Peterson, e
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 04:53
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[Washington] 9th Circ. Snuffs Out Tobacco Co.'s Challenge On $58M Tax Tab ($$)

allowed the U.S. to collect $58 million from a Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer for unpaid federal excise taxes and related interest and penalties because neither a congressional statute nor a treaty with the Yakama Nation from the 1800s created
Law360
added Aug 15, 2018 04:40
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[Maryland, New York] NY men arrested after 112 cigarette cartons, drugs found during Princess Anne traffic stop

According to authorities, troopers stopped a Honda Accord with New York registration for traffic violations in the area of northbound U.S. Route 13 and Camp Road, in Westover. When troopers met with the passengers identified as 66-year-old Marc Schwarz o
WBFF FoxBaltimore 45
added Aug 12, 2018 18:34
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[New York] Northern NY Man Punished for Contraband Cigarette Sales

A 48-year-old northern New York man has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million for failing to maintain required records regarding the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. Jeffrey Lazare of Hogansburg pleaded guilty in February.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 12, 2018 18:34
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[Michigan] Officials Want Police Tactics Kept Secret In Tribal Tax Row ($$)

Michigan officials facing a suit from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community over the state’s tax authority urged a district court judge Thursday to overturn a magistrate judge’s discovery order, saying the tribe should not be allowed to conduct additional inf
Law360
added Aug 11, 2018 23:07
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Russia Issued $1M in Fines for Breaking Smoking Laws

Russia’s consumer protection watchdog said it fined more than 5,100 tobacco users, salespeople and retailers a total of 70 million rubles ($1 million) in the first six months of 2018...health officials have warned that electronic cigarettes serve as a ga
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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[New York] Hogansburg man ordered to pay $3.5 million, spend year in prison for cigarette related charges

was sentenced yesterday to one year and one day in prison...Lazare’s business, Braves Manufacturing and Braves Packaging, generated proceeds of at least $3.5 million from his unlicensed cigarette manufacturing operation. Lazare’s failure to maintain requ
North Country (NY) This Week
added Aug 11, 2018 14:53
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Factbox: China tariffs on revised list of $16 billion U.S. goods

China said on Wednesday that it is slapping additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports...Liquefied propane used in the filling or refilling of cigarette or similar lighters...Liquid or liquefied gas fuels in containers or cans
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2018 17:19
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