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[South Dakota] SD Inks Tax Collection Deals With Three Tribes ($$)

South Dakota has finalized tax agreements with three tribes under which the state’s revenue department will collect sales, use and excise taxes on the tribes' behalf to enforce tax laws
Law360
added Aug 18, 2016 19:11
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[New York] NY Defends Doc Bid In Cigarette Tax Case Against FedEx ($$)

urged a federal judge to compel FedEx to turn over shipping records and other documents in their suit alleging the courier illegally shipped untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, arguing the records are relevant to their claims.
Law360
added Jul 29, 2016 18:50
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[Canada] TWO INDIVIDUALS ASSESSED MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN FINES, PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION, SALE OF CONTRABAND TOBACCO

Craig Blacksmith, the owner of asmoke shop at Dakota Plains First Nation and Tammy Walters, a shop employee, were fined on a number of charges stemming from a 2014 seizureby the RCMP and provincial taxation investigatorsof 951,225 non-Manitoba marked cig
Manitoba Government (ca)
added Jun 21, 2016 16:28
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[Washington] Wash. Judge Nixes Eviction Notice Suit Against BIA ($$)

tossed a suit brought against the Bureau of Indian Affairs by the partial owners of a disputed off-reservation property outside of Tacoma over eviction proceedings...... Puyallup tobacco shop, describing a campaign of harassment and threats of violence, a
Law360
added Feb 13, 2016 17:19
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[Washington] BIA Says Court Can’t Hear Wash. Eviction Notice Suit ($$)

Bureau of Indian Affairs renewed its bid Friday to toss a suit in Washington federal court over alleged eviction proceedings instituted against the tenants of a disputed off-reservation property... ... parties to evict them from the former site of a Puyal
Law360
added Dec 1, 2015 01:19
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[Canada] Cigarette president not guilty of importing tobacco to Alberta reserve

The president of a tobacco company from Mohawk territory in Quebec has been found not guilty of importing millions of cigarettes without a licence for resale to a central Alberta reserve. Robbie Dickson of Rainbow Tobacco G.P. was convicted in provincial
Canadian Press
added Jun 3, 2015 17:00
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[California] Indian youth advocate for less smoking in films

A local American Indian youth group called the Teen Advisory Group from United Indian Health Services is working to convince the American Indian Film Institute to promote a socially and culturally responsible depiction of smoking and of tobacco products
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Jul 22, 2013 01:55
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[Australia] The story behind the No Smokes multimedia campaign: spreading the anti-smoking message to Indigenous youth

Traditional quit smoking campaigns have had little impact in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities – but an innovative online campaign using the power of social media and story-telling is showing promise. In the article below, Lanie Harris f
Crikey (au)
added Sep 25, 2012 12:14
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New York City wins ruling over untaxed cigarettes

The lawsuit claimed that they violated the ContrTwo tobacco wholesalers are on the hook for failing to prepay taxes on cigarettes sold to retailers on Native American reservations, a federal judge in Brooklyn has ruled.
Thomson Reuters
added Aug 23, 2012 13:56
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[South Dakota] DOJ supporting inmates in ceremonial tobacco suit

The Justice Department, in a brief filed late Friday, said the state's position runs contrary to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act and U.S. Supreme Court precedent. "The court should decline this invitation to determine the import
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2012 18:10
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