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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Sues State Over Taxes, Tobacco Raids ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community on Friday hit state officials with a lawsuit in Michigan federal court, accusing the state of levying taxes in violation of federal and state laws, unlawfully seizing its property and infringing on its sovereign immunity.
added May 25, 2016 04:11

[Washington] Tribal Cigarette Co. Takes Tobacco Fund Feud To High Court ($$)

King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. said that an 1855 treaty between the Yakama and the federal government bars the state from forcing it to pay into an escrow fund set up for cigarette manufacturers that...
added Feb 7, 2015 03:31

[Washington] IRS Wins $60M Tobacco Tax Suit, Must Credit Seized Assets ($$)

Washington federal court on Thursday shot down a Native American cigarette producer's defense against paying about $60 million in excise taxes but also told the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to clarify how it will credit toward that repayment assets it al
added Aug 29, 2014 19:50

Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds $47.7 million award to state over sale of contraband cigarettes

The ruling from the state's highest court was against Native Wholesale Supply, a company chartered by the Sac and Fox Tribe of Oklahoma. The state Attorney General's Office had requested the judgment be deposited into the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endo
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2014 19:23

The Morning Risk Report: FedEx Caught in New York Tobacco Tax Fight ($$)

The case illustrates the risk to companies that serve as business conduits when enforcement agencies have been frustrated in their attempts to curb the trade in question.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Apr 1, 2014 11:29

[New York] NYACS Says No on Oneida Indian Tax Settlement

Lopsided deal would codify gas, tobacco price advantages, regulatory immunity for tribal stores
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:19

[New York] Correction: Cigarette Judgment-Oklahoma story

The Associated Press, based on information from the state attorney general's office, erroneously reported where the company is based. Native Wholesale Supply is based in upstate New York, not in Okmulgee, Okla.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2013 18:36

Idaho Supreme Court Considers Tribal Tobacco Dispute

A case currently pending before the Idaho Supreme Court could establish new precedent regarding a State’s authority to regulate tribal tobacco sales.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 28, 2013 23:06

[Canada] Class-action suit filed over First Nations tobacco tax

“I hate to lead myself into doing things that aren’t profitable and I hope to be pleasantly surprised, but I’d be shocked if this turns into anything profitable,” said lawyer Tony Merchant about the class-action lawsuit filed Monday against the Saskatche
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 28, 2012 06:51

[Canada] Officer Biron still chasing cigarette smugglers

[Cornwall, Ont] Standard Freeholder (ca)
added May 13, 2012 20:44
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