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Ho-Chunk entities sue Nebraska officials over tobacco laws

The state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate the Winnebago Tribe's production of tobacco products on its reservation are not only unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says, but are an attack on the tribe's sovereignty and an effort by large tobacco manufac
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2018 16:23
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[New York] Seneca cigarette tax dispute causes businessman to build possible new Thruway exit in Western NY

Eric White, the owner of Big Indian Smoke Shop in Irving, is taking steps to build his own off-ramp that leads to his smoke shop. White is a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians. He's reportedly building the ramp as part of a personal protest after lo
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 17, 2018 10:17
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[New York] Federal Judge Orders UPS To Pay More Than $240M For Shipping Untaxed Cigarettes ($$)

after finding in March that UPS knowingly shipped cigarettes to unauthorized sellers and on behalf of those sellers to residents in New York (
Lexis Nexis
added May 27, 2017 17:18
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[UK] Judge Neil Gorsuch's Potential Impact on the Development of Antitrust Law

In Native American Distributing v. Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Co.,[19]the plaintiffs alleged that the four defendants--a company and three individual officers of the company--had conspired to violate Section 1 of the Sherman Act.[20] The district court dismis
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 19:13
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[Michigan] Mich. Officials Blast Claims In Tribe's Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

Michigan state officials told a federal judge on Wednesday that issues brought in a suit from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community alleging they unlawfully levied taxes on the community and seized its property have already been litigated in a separate case,
Law360
added Dec 2, 2016 04:32
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[Washington] Wash. Tribe Member's Estate Can’t Get Back Seized Smokes ($$)

A Washington appeals court has rejected an attempt by the estate of a deceased member of the Quinault Indian Nation to take back cigarettes seized for lacking tax stamps, saying it is bound by a ruling by the state’s top court concerning the smokes.
Law360
added Aug 11, 2016 16:15
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The City of New York v. Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. et al: Justia Dockets & Filings

Justia
added Mar 31, 2014 10:50
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[Nebraska] Judge tosses Native inmates' complaint over prison rules

A federal judge has dismissed an action alleging Nebraska prison officials reneged on a 2005 agreement to accommodate religious and cultural needs of Native inmates. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Warren Urbom stemmed from a complaint filed in August
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 16, 2013 22:29
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[New Zealand] Q+A: Shane Taurima Interviews Tariana Turia

Associate Health Minister calls for smoking to be outlawed; wants clear end date of tobacco sales in New Zealand.
Scoop (nz)
added May 6, 2012 00:20
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Nebraska's Tobacco Regulations Unconstitutional, Tribe Says ($$)

Two subsidiaries of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, that manufacture and resell tobacco products filed the complaint last Friday, saying the state was trying to regulate tobacco on tribal lands because Big
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 10:26
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