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New York Expands Fight on Smuggled Cigarettes With UPS Suit

Separately, Schneiderman has pushed major pharmacies to stop selling tobacco products and urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to intensify regulation of e-cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 19, 2015 09:05

[Washington] AUDIO: $58 Million Judgment Adds To Woes Of Cigarette Maker On Yakama Reservation

Treasury Department went after King Mountain Tobacco Company for federal cigarette taxes unpaid since 2009. The cigarette factory is owned by a Yakama tribal member. The company's lawyers and the tribal government insist the reservation-based business is
Northwest Public Radio (Pullman, WA)
added Sep 8, 2014 11:36

[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

9th Circ. Stands Firm On $64M Tax Rulings Against Tribal Co. ($$)

Ninth Circuit on Monday declined to rethink two rulings that found a Native American tobacco company liable for some $58 million in excise taxes and $6 million in fees.... T
added Oct 24, 2018 01:32

[Washington] Wash. Liquor, Cannabis Official Tossed From Cig Sale Suit

A federal judge has let a Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board lieutenant escape a suit from Native American tribe members over confiscated commercial cigarettes, finding that there was a legal warrant for the seizure, among other things. U.S. Dist
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47

[Florida, Nebraska] D.C. Circuit: Tribal Corporations Not Exempt From Record Keeping ($$)

The record-keeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) “do not turn on any territorial determination,” and therefore, businesses incorporated under the laws of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must still maintain data on the pur
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 9, 2018 15:31
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