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Protest of Subsidies for Tobacco Growers Fizzles

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. brought a lawsuit in Washington based on their contention that the CCC overcharges them. They say that, by excluding illegal cigarette sales, CCC underestimates the size of the overall domestic ma
Courthouse News
added Sep 21, 2015 19:54
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[New York] Poospatuck Smoke Shops To Pay NYC $10.5 Million For Bootlegging Untaxed Cigarettes

A federal judge has ordered two smoke shops on the Poospatuck Indian Reservation in Mastic to pay New York City $10.5 million for bootlegging untaxed cigarettes into the city. The decision last week by Judge Carol Bagley Amon awarding damages to the cit
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 3, 2013 09:49
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[Canada] California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

the lawsuit requests that the court to prohibit Grand River from selling any brand of cigarettes, directly or indirectly, to consumers in California until the manufacturer has remedied its violations by paying the sum it owes, including civil penalties an
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 11, 2018 21:50
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[Canada] COURT RULES AGAINST SIX NATIONS ENTREPRENEUR WHO SAYS ONTARIO FAMILY LAW SHOULDN’T APPLY

Ken Hill, co-owner of Grand River Enterprises, says Haudenosaunee laws and governance should trump Ontario superior court when it comes to resolving Indigenous family disputes. A judge rejected that this month. (Grand River Enterprises) Samantha Craggs S
thefirstnationscanada.com (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:24
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[Canada] First Nations cigarette maker suing the feds for billions

the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers...accuses the Attorney General of Canada of “malfeasance in public office, neglige
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 16, 2017 00:47
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New York City Prevails in CCTA Claim Against Tribal Merchant

Last month, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York held that three Indian smoke shops are required to pay over $10 million in taxes to New York City for trafficking untaxed cigarettes.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 25, 2013 16:46
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[Washington] In new King Mountain lawsuit, USDA seeks $6.3 million in tobacco assessments

The case is the latest in a series in which King Mountain, owned by Yakama businessman Delbert Wheeler, has disputed state and federal taxes and financial regulations on the grounds that the Yakama Nation’s treaty rights shield the business from those re
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Mar 13, 2015 22:07
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[New York] Tobacco Companies Broke Law by Selling Untaxed Cigarettes, Judge Rules

A federal judge ruled last week that two tobacco wholesalers illegally skirted paying millions of dollars in taxes by selling truckloads of untaxed cigarettes to retailers on an American Indian reservation on Long Island, which then resold them in the ci
New York Times
added Aug 23, 2012 14:07
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[New York] State judge says police have no right to seize native cigarettes bound for out of state

Judge says products meant for out-of-state sales aren't taxable
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jun 30, 2012 06:05
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[Canada] California AG Sues Canadian Tobacco Company For Illegal Cigarette Sales ($$)

on July 7 filed suit against a Canadian tobacco company in California state court, claiming that the company illegally sold cigarettes in California and broke other state laws (People of the State of California v. Grand River Enterprises Six Nations LTD,
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:15
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