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[New York] 'Cigarette Strike Force' Coming For Your Illegal, Untaxed Cigarettes

Cuomo's planning on cracking down on tobacco smugglers, and he's assembling a massive, 13-agency "Cigarette Strike Force" to accomplish this mission. The announcement of this task force follows news of a massive lawsuit lobbied against FedEx by Attorney G
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Mar 31, 2014 23:28

FedEx Lawsuit Over Untaxed Cigarettes Joined by New York State

New York State joined a federal racketeering lawsuit filed by New York City contending FedEx Corp. (FDX:US) wrongly delivered more than 140 tons of untaxed cigarettes ordered over the Internet or by mail. The deliveries were made in defiance of a 2006 a
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 31, 2014 10:48

[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

[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

[New Zealand] Turia wants smoking outlawed (TVNZ)
added May 6, 2012 00:16

How To Drive Down Smoking In Groups That Still Light Up

“There’s a massive disparity in this country in terms of who’s smoking,” says Jeffrey Drope, a researcher at the American Cancer Society and lead author of a study appearing Wednesday in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The highest rates
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Jan 31, 2018 15:48

[California] Cali. Court Affirms $765,000 Fine For Tax-Free Cigarettes

A California appeals court on Thursday held up a $765,000 fine given to a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria tribe for selling tax-free cigarettes at two of his shops in Indian Country, ruling that federal law and tribal sovereignty do not trump stat
added Sep 30, 2017 01:37

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.
added Feb 24, 2017 23:16

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

[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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