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[Washington] Tribe Members' Suit Over Cig Sale Prosecutions Gets Nixed ($$)

A Washington federal judge on Thursday freed three law enforcement agents from a suit with which Native American tribe members had attempted to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on tribal land, marking the dismissal of the last remain
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added May 13, 2017 00:01
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[Washington] Feds Move To Get Agents Out Of Tribe’s Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

asked a Washington judge Thursday to dismiss the remaining defendants in litigation brought by four Native American tribes seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, saying two state agents have immunity since they a
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added Apr 15, 2017 17:08
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[New York] FedEx Can Seek Documents On Illegal Cigarette Shipping ($$)

FedEx can seek documents from New York City it believes may shield the company from claims it illegally and knowingly delivered untaxed cigarettes from a Long Island Native American reservation to the Big Apple, a New York federal judge has ruled. The Tu
Law360
added Feb 18, 2017 00:14
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[New York] FedEx Bid To Compel Tobacco Suit Discovery Searches Nixed ($$)

Officials in New York suing Federal Express for allegedly making illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations will not have to perform what they termed burdensome records searches for the names of three reservations under scru
Law360
added Nov 8, 2016 23:24
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[New York, Washington] Native-Owned Tobacco Co. Says NY Can’t Appeal Cig Ruling ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco maker urged a New York federal judge Thursday to block the state of New York from appealing her recent decision granting the company a partial victory when she cleared it of most federal trafficking claims. King Mountain
Law360
added Sep 2, 2016 21:43
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[New York] UPS Says NY State, City Must Disclose Damages In Cigs Suit ($$)

UPS urged a federal judge Monday to block the city and state of New York from presenting evidence for damages at trial in their lawsuit accusing the company of illegally shipping untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, claiming the governmen
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added Aug 31, 2016 16:48
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[Washington] Tribal Cig Co. Says Discovery Gap Sinks Feds' Bid For $6.4M ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company told a Washington federal judge Tuesday it shouldn't be forced to cough up more than $6.4 million in payments to the federal government under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, arguing it has been denied its
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added Aug 4, 2016 11:20
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[New York] NY Says UPS Clearly Broke Deal Not To Ship Untaxed Smokes ($$)

asked a federal judge for a win on their claim that United Parcel Service Inc. knowingly violated a deal to block deliveries of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, saying undisputed facts show UPS went afoul of the agreement.
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added Jun 28, 2016 19:50
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DC Circ. Won't Revive Internet Tax Row Over Cigarette Sales ($$)

affirmed a lower court ruling tossing a Native American man’s constitutional challenge to a law allowing states to collect taxes on Internet tobacco sales, saying that he ran little risk of federal prosecution over unpaid taxes and a ruling on the law...
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added Apr 6, 2016 16:51
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Tobacco Seller Pushes DC Circ. To Revive Internet Tax Row ($$)

A Native American Internet tobacco seller called on a D.C. Circuit panel to revive his constitutional challenge to a law allowing states to collect taxes on Internet tobacco sales Friday, maintaining that he still has standing in court because various sta
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added Feb 7, 2016 16:45
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