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[Oklahoma] State, Muscogee (Creek) Nation sign tobacco compact

Gov. Mary Fallin and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Tiger on Friday signed a tobacco compact between the state of Oklahoma and the Creek Nation
Edmond (OK) Sun
added Aug 25, 2012 13:33
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[South Dakota] Inmates gain ally in fight to use tobacco in ceremonies

The U.S. Department of Justice is siding with Native American inmates who sued the state in 2009 after they were barred from smoking tobacco in religious ceremonies at the state penitentiary.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jul 17, 2012 05:16
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[New Zealand] Turia wants smoking outlawed

nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added May 6, 2012 00:16
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[New York] Chamber Urges 2nd Circ. To Trim UPS Penalty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

Chamber of Commerce and others on Friday urged the Second Circuit to reverse an order from a federal judge in New York slapping UPS with $237 million in penalties for helping move untaxed cigarettes from tribal lands, arguing that the amount is unconstitu
Law360
added Oct 17, 2017 18:07
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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
Law360
added May 13, 2017 00:01
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[Washington] Tribe Members Fight Bid To Nix Cigarette Sales Fight ($$)

members have blasted a bid to dismiss the three remaining defendants in their Washington federal court suit seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, rejecting the contention that two state agents have immunity sinc
Law360
added May 3, 2017 23:27
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Kansas, Kickapoo Tribe Reach New Cigarette Deal ($$)

The state of Kansas has sent the state Legislature a new cigarette tax deal with the Kickapoo tribe to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands, the state’s governor and attorney general said in a statement on Thursday.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 23:16
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New York Puts UPS's Culture on Trial in $873M Cigarette Case

Over an eight-day federal civil trial headed for closing arguments Wednesday, city and state officials have argued that Atlanta-based United Parcel Service Inc., the nation's largest delivery company, had a corporate culture that favored sales opportunit
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 2, 2016 06:38
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[New York] UPS Seeks To Exclude Evidence Of Damages In Cigarette Trafficking Suit ($$)

asked a federal judge in New York to bar the State of New York and New York City from presenting the amount of damages they are seeking against it in an upcoming cigarette trafficking trial (The State of New York, et al. v. United Parcel Service Inc., No.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2016 16:51
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[Washington] Tobacco Company Says It Has Been Denied Discovery In Assessment Suit ($$)

that it should not be ordered to pay $6.3 million in statutory assessments and late fees under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FERTA) because it has not been given the opportunity to see how the government arrived at the amount of the a
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 4, 2016 21:38
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