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[Washington] King Mountain Tobacco partially prevails in New York taxation lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled partially in favor of King Mountain Tobacco in a taxation lawsuit filed by the state of New York...ruling in favor of King Mountain in regards to sales to Native American businesses on tribal lands there, and also in favor of th
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jul 28, 2016 13:55

[New York] Town Park and Beach Smoking Ban Okayed in Putnam Valley

The Putnam Valley Town Board voted unanimously on July 22 to ban smoking from town park facilities, including beaches. The legislation stated the town board was creating the ban because of the potential health hazards associated with smoking and the deb
The Examiner (White Plains, NY)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:51

Indian Cigarette Maker Wins Partial Victory On New York State’s Claims ($$)

A Native American cigarette manufacturer was awarded summary judgment July 21 in New York federal court on most federal cigarette tax claims filed against it by the State of New York but lost summary judgment on state law claims for failure to sell unsta
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2016 03:33

[New York, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Hefty tobacco tax increase invites black market sales

The clear implication is that a strong black market for cigarettes exists in New York State. A bootlegger could easily stuff 50 cases of Virginia cigarettes into a van... Let’s make this the last increase on cigarette taxes in Pennsylvania. If the additi
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jul 25, 2016 20:45

[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Montour owes the State of Oklahoma $47 million....At the heart of the legal battle is the allegation that Native Wholesale Supply, owned by a member of the Seneca Nation but chartered by the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma, operated a nationwide distributi
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 14:54

[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07

[New York] FedEx Fights Shipping Records Bid In Cigarette Tax Case ($$)

told a federal judge Thursday it shouldn’t have to turn over shipping records and other documents the city and state of New York have said are crucial in their suit alleging the courier illegally shipped untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservation
added Jul 22, 2016 22:49

[New York] NY Scores Partial Win Over Native-Owned Tobacco Co. ($$)

While a federal judge on Thursday cleared a Native American-owned tobacco maker of most of the federal trafficking claims lodged against it by New York state, he found it liable for certain state law claims in a suit stemming from millions of dollars in a
added Jul 22, 2016 22:47

[New York] NY Fights FedEx's Bid To Trim Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

Prosecutors from the city and state of New York urged a federal court Monday to deny FedEx Inc.'s bid to nix part of a lawsuit alleging the parcel carrier made illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, arguing the claim th
added Jul 19, 2016 18:05

[New York] Town of Huntington Looks to Ban Smoking on Athletic Fields

Officials met at the Tri-Village Field in Greenlawn this week to announce a new legislation that would prohibit smoking on Town of Huntington athletic fields. This legislation, drafted by councilman Mark Cuthbertson, is in response to several residents w
added Jul 16, 2016 00:43
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