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[New York] $34,000 in confiscated cash returned to smoke-shop owner

A Shinnecock Indian smoke-shop owner who in 2012 unsuccessfully sued two Suffolk cops after they confiscated more than $34,000 in cash during a traffic stop that resulted in no charges has received the money back from the FBI.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 23, 2018 10:58
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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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[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
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 01:37
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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.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 23:16
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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
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[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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[Washington] Tobacco Company Says It Has Been Denied Discovery In Assessment Suit ($$)

that it should not be ordered to pay $6.3 million in statutory assessments and late fees under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FERTA) because it has not been given the opportunity to see how the government arrived at the amount of the a
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 4, 2016 21:38
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[Washington] United States Asks Court To Force Tobacco Company To Pay Fine With Interest ($$)

asked a federal judge in Washington in a motion for summary judgment to force King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. to pay $6.3 million in statutory assessments and late payment interest (United States of America v. King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc., No. 1:14-cv-03
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 9, 2016 21:23
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[New York] Court Rules On Untaxed Cigarette Seizure

St. Regis Mohawk tribal officials had no immediate comment on a state Appellate Court ruling upholding the January 2012 seizure of a truckload of untaxed cigarettes by state police in St. Lawrence County. The Appellate Court judges reversed a July 2012
WWNY-TV/WNYF-TV (Watertown, NY)
added Oct 25, 2013 03:40
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Oklahoma, Creek Nation sign tobacco compact

The agreement settles a lawsuit over the practice of Creek Nation tribal stores in Oklahoma erroneously selling cigarettes with a cheaper tax stamp.
The Oklahoman
added Aug 25, 2012 12:04
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