Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with TribesSuit 246 headlines found

11 Views

[Idaho, New York] Attorney generals fear federal retreat on tribal tobacco tax enforcement

millions of dollars in annual tax revenues are hanging in the balance. The law in question is the PACT — Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act, enacted in 2010. The law requires all interstate sellers of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to register and
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Mar 25, 2014 14:21
11 Views

[New York] NYACS Analysis of the Proposed Oneida Indian Nation Tax Settlement (PDF)

Section V-A-5 of the agreement would reinstate the ability of the OIN to receive direct shipment of untaxed national-brand cigarettes from the manufacturer. This would nullify the existing State requirement that such product be procured only from a lic
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:22
11 Views

[Nebraska] Judge denies order in Native inmates' lawsuit against prison officials

In 1972, Native American inmates filed a federal lawsuit that resulted in a 1974 agreement under which prison officials agreed to allow the inmates access to medicine men and ceremonial tobacco and to hold religious ceremonies, among other things.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 23, 2012 18:52
11 Views

[New York] St. Lawrence County district attorney appeals cigarette ruling

Shortly after last week's ruling that a load of untaxed cigarettes seized by state police should be returned to its owner, an appeal questioning that decision was filed. The appeal by St. Lawrence County District Attorney Nicole M. Duvé and Assistant Di
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Jul 2, 2012 11:59
11 Views

[New York] NY holding on to seized Indian cigarettes

New York officials are holding on to a truckload of untaxed Indian-made cigarettes they seized, challenging the recent order of a state judge who said the state had to give them back.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2012 11:54
10 Views

[New York] Seneca Cigarette Tax Dispute Triggers Work on Possible New Thruway Exit

The Seneca Nation of Indians tells Channel 2 they are aware of the construction work and want to stress that they have no role in the effort. "Although we know the reason for his actions, we look for a safe resolution addressing this situation," the sta
News Radio 930 WBEN (Buffalo, NY)
added Apr 17, 2018 15:57
10 Views

[New York] NY Asks 2nd Circ. To Affirm $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty ($$)

to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes from tribal lands, saying UPS’ request to drastically reduce its penalty was based on meritless claims of immunity. UPS has argued the maximum san
Law360
added Feb 24, 2018 00:16
10 Views

[Europe, USA, Florida] The Long and Toxic History of Exoticism in Tobacco Advertising

An exhibition at the Wolfsonian-FIU tracks romantic and racist stereotypes of native cultures in European tobacco advertising from the 1880s to the 1940s.
Hyperallergic
added Feb 5, 2018 01:30
10 Views

[Kentucky, New York] Ex-Seneca Nation leader Bergal Mitchell sentenced to probation in golf course land deal

Arcara pointed to his cooperation with prosecutors, most notably in a fraud case involving untaxed overseas cigarettes in Kentucky. Mitchell testified at a trial that ended with several convictions and a $19 million judgment for the government.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Aug 12, 2016 20:09
10 Views

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
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines