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[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
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[Canada] Officer Biron still chasing cigarette smugglers

[Cornwall, Ont] Standard Freeholder (ca)
added May 13, 2012 20:44
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[California] Calif. AG Blasts Tribal Biz's Challenge To Tobacco Taxes ($$)

urged a federal court to dismiss a business entity of the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians' challenge to certain state taxes linked to the sale of tobacco products, saying the tribal entity is not exempt from the taxes. Attorney General
Law360
added Sep 18, 2018 21:31
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[Michigan] Officials Want Police Tactics Kept Secret In Tribal Tax Row ($$)

Michigan officials facing a suit from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community over the state’s tax authority urged a district court judge Thursday to overturn a magistrate judge’s discovery order, saying the tribe should not be allowed to conduct additional inf
Law360
added Aug 11, 2018 23:07
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[New York] Court of Appeals – Cigarette tax: White, et al. v. Schneiderman, et al. ($$)

The plaintiffs assert that the enforcement of Section 471 of the Tax law, which imposes requirements on indian retailers located on reservation land to pre-pay tax on cigarette sales to individuals who are not members of ...
Rochester (NY) Daily Record
added Jul 19, 2018 15:06
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VIDEO: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's long-smoldering cigarette dispute with feds heats up

“They have wanted the documents, I think … so they can create problems for us with other states,’’ Monaghan said last week. “Every state deals with this issue of taxation and distribution (of cigarettes manufactured on Indian land). The ATF, I think, was
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 14, 2018 22:52
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New York State Asks Appeals Court To Uphold $247M Tobacco Verdict ($$)

New York state on Feb. 21 urged an appellate panel to uphold a federal judge’s $247 million verdict against the United Parcel Service (UPS), saying UPS had plenty of notice of the kind of damages the plaintiffs were seeking (The State of New York, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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Tobacco Law Blog

A case currently pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenges the applicability of the federal Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (“CCTA”) to tribal entities... Pending before the Mississippi Legislature is House Bill 906, w
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Feb 9, 2018 01:36
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[California] Injunction, Civil Penalty For Illicit Cigarette Sales On Indian Land Upheld ($$)

A California court correctly imposed a $765,000 civil penalty against a man for illegal cigarette sales at two smoke shops on Indian land because neither federal law nor tribal sovereignty preempts the state’s regulation and enforcement of its laws regard
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 19, 2017 21:33
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[Washington] 9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Counterclaims In Tobacco Taxes Suit ($$)

upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:28
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