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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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[New York] UPS Allegedly Helped Kids Get Cigarettes For Years

UPS supposedly cost New York state millions of dollars by delivering cigarettes to private homes and unlicensed vendors, facilitating 78,500 illegal shipments of cigarettes from 2010 to 2014. The state is claiming $800 million in damages, Bloomberg repor
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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[Nebraska, New York] State court upholds seizure of untaxed cigarettes

A midlevel court on Thursday upheld the seizure of a truckload of untaxed cigarettes in northern New York, a shipment that was ordered by an Indian tribe in Nebraska from a manufacturer on the St. Regis Mohawk reservation. The four Appellate Division ju
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2013 03:54
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[Canada] Six Nations cigarette maker sued in California

Becerra is seeking the unpaid escrow, civil penalties, legal costs and a court order to stop GRE from selling cigarettes, either directly or through an intermediary, to consumers in California until it has paid what it allegedly owes and proves it is in c
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 15:04
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[New York, Oklahoma] State granted judgment in tobacco case

An Oklahoma County judge on Friday granted a motion for summary judgment of more than $47 million in a civil case against a company that was accused of participating in the illegal sale of cigarettes, Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Friday.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 30, 2013 19:04
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[Canada, USA] Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., et al. v. United States of America

Grand River seeks not less than $310 million to $664 million for damages allegedly resulting from a 1998 settlement agreement between various state Attorneys General and the major tobacco companies, and certain state legislation that partially implements
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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New York Appeals Court: Cigarette Tax On Sales To Non-Indians Not Barred ($$)

reaffirmed that while a treaty with an Indian tribe and Indian law bar the taxation of reservation land, they do not block the imposition of sales taxes on cigarettes sold on reservations to non-Indians
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 14, 2016 16:10
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[New York] NY authorities say UPS knowingly shipped untaxed cigarettes

Authorities said Tuesday they have proof UPS knowingly shipped about 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations to consumers and smoke shops from 2010 to 2014, even though they had agreed more than a decade ago to stop.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 7, 2016 20:35
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