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[New York] Schneiderman sues Native American-owned cigarette company

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against a major supplier of a very popular line of native-brand cigarettes on Monday.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Mar 4, 2013 16:30
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STATE OF NEW YORK v GRAND RIVER ENTERPRISES SIX NATIONS, et. al.

This case involves the ongoing illegal sale and shipment of contraband cigarettes. Defendants Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd. ("Grand River". or "GRE") and Native Wholesale Supply Co., Inc. ("Native Wholesale", or "NWS") have sold and shipped, a
DocumentCloud.org
added Mar 4, 2013 16:32
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[Canada] SCC Case Information - Summary: Grand River Enterprises Six Nations Ltd. v. Her Majesty the Queen

The Tax Court judge concluded that the duty on the applicant’s tobacco products became payable pursuant to paragraph 42(1)(a) of the Act when these products were packaged for sale to Indians, and he consequently dismissed the appeals from the Minister’s a
Supreme Court of Canada
added Mar 28, 2013 18:54
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[New York] Cigarette distributors face lawsuit

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is expected to file a lawsuit Monday morning targeting a cigarette plant on the Six Nations of the Grand River Indian reservation near Hamilton, Ont., and a Seneca businessman working with the Canadian operation to s
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 3, 2013 11:07
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[Canada] New York’s Claims Against Indian Companies Fail, Magistrate Judge Says ($$)

All claims by the State of New York alleging that two Indian enterprises are running a contraband cigarette ring that illegally brings millions of dollars’ worth of cigarettes into New York from Canada should be dismissed because the state fails to plausi
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 2, 2016 22:14
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[Canada, Germany] Who Gets to Sell Cigarettes Without Taxes?

BOTTOM LINE - Grand River Enterprises has battled U.S. and Canadian authorities over taxation of cigarettes as it’s built a lucrative worldwide business with its Indian smokes.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 27, 2017 20:18
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Protest of Subsidies for Tobacco Growers Fizzles

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. brought a lawsuit in Washington based on their contention that the CCC overcharges them. They say that, by excluding illegal cigarette sales, CCC underestimates the size of the overall domestic ma
Courthouse News
added Sep 21, 2015 19:54
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[New York] Poospatuck Smoke Shops To Pay NYC $10.5 Million For Bootlegging Untaxed Cigarettes

A federal judge has ordered two smoke shops on the Poospatuck Indian Reservation in Mastic to pay New York City $10.5 million for bootlegging untaxed cigarettes into the city. The decision last week by Judge Carol Bagley Amon awarding damages to the cit
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 3, 2013 09:49
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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco firm suing Ottawa for ‘forced incorporation’

Partners in a Six Nations tobacco manufacturing firm are suing the federal government for allegedly forcing them to incorporate and lose their tax-exempt status while failing to stamp out contraband competitors. Grand River Enterprises' (GRE) $3-billion
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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New York City Prevails in CCTA Claim Against Tribal Merchant

Last month, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York held that three Indian smoke shops are required to pay over $10 million in taxes to New York City for trafficking untaxed cigarettes.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 25, 2013 16:46
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