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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
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[Michigan] Keweenaw Tribe Defends Claims In Tobacco Seizure Case

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked a Michigan federal judge on Thursday to reject a bid by state officials to kill two claims over the seizure of a tribe-owned truck carrying tobacco products and the resulting prosecution, saying those allegations in a w
Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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South Dakota Federal Judge Denies Motion To Amend Religious Tobacco Use Order ($$)

denied a motion brought by a group of plaintiffs seeking to increase the amount of tobacco used in a religious mixture for Native American religious ceremonies in prison after finding that the amount the court already allowed was sufficient for religious
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[Washington] Wash. Tribes Escape Sanctions In Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

A Washington federal judge refused Wednesday to sanction attorneys for members of four Native American tribes who unsuccessfully tried to block state employees from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, finding that ar
Law360
added Mar 31, 2017 02:06
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[Washington] Tribal Members Fight Sanctions Bid In Suit Over Cig Sales ($$)

blasted a bid for sanctions filed by Washington state employees they have sued in an attempt to block them from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, defending their proposed amended complaint as justified and calling
Law360
added Mar 22, 2017 02:09
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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
Law360
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49
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[Washington] Tribal Cig Co. Seeks To Pause Judgment Pending Appeal ($$)

Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. asked a Washington state federal court on Thursday to stay executing a judgment made earlier this month requiring it to fork over more than $6.4 million in payments to the federal g
Law360
added Nov 20, 2016 17:08
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[New York] Discovery Sanctions Rejected In UPS Untaxed Cigs Suit ($$)

A New York federal judge refused Wednesday to impose discovery sanctions against UPS in a lawsuit from the city and state of New York accusing the company of illegally shipping untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, finding that recently ha
Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 17:55
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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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