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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
Law360
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49
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[Washington] Tribal Cig Co. Seeks To Pause Judgment Pending Appeal ($$)

Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. asked a Washington state federal court on Thursday to stay executing a judgment made earlier this month requiring it to fork over more than $6.4 million in payments to the federal g
Law360
added Nov 20, 2016 17:08
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[New York] Discovery Sanctions Rejected In UPS Untaxed Cigs Suit ($$)

A New York federal judge refused Wednesday to impose discovery sanctions against UPS in a lawsuit from the city and state of New York accusing the company of illegally shipping untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, finding that recently ha
Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 17:55
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[South Dakota] SD Inks Tax Collection Deals With Three Tribes ($$)

South Dakota has finalized tax agreements with three tribes under which the state’s revenue department will collect sales, use and excise taxes on the tribes' behalf to enforce tax laws
Law360
added Aug 18, 2016 19:11
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[New York] NY Defends Doc Bid In Cigarette Tax Case Against FedEx ($$)

urged a federal judge to compel FedEx to turn over shipping records and other documents in their suit alleging the courier illegally shipped untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, arguing the records are relevant to their claims.
Law360
added Jul 29, 2016 18:50
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[Washington] Wash. Judge Nixes Eviction Notice Suit Against BIA ($$)

tossed a suit brought against the Bureau of Indian Affairs by the partial owners of a disputed off-reservation property outside of Tacoma over eviction proceedings...... Puyallup tobacco shop, describing a campaign of harassment and threats of violence, a
Law360
added Feb 13, 2016 17:19
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[Washington] BIA Says Court Can’t Hear Wash. Eviction Notice Suit ($$)

Bureau of Indian Affairs renewed its bid Friday to toss a suit in Washington federal court over alleged eviction proceedings instituted against the tenants of a disputed off-reservation property... ... parties to evict them from the former site of a Puyal
Law360
added Dec 1, 2015 01:19
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[Canada] Cigarette president not guilty of importing tobacco to Alberta reserve

The president of a tobacco company from Mohawk territory in Quebec has been found not guilty of importing millions of cigarettes without a licence for resale to a central Alberta reserve. Robbie Dickson of Rainbow Tobacco G.P. was convicted in provincial
Canadian Press
added Jun 3, 2015 17:00
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[California] Indian youth advocate for less smoking in films

A local American Indian youth group called the Teen Advisory Group from United Indian Health Services is working to convince the American Indian Film Institute to promote a socially and culturally responsible depiction of smoking and of tobacco products
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Jul 22, 2013 01:55
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[Australia] The story behind the No Smokes multimedia campaign: spreading the anti-smoking message to Indigenous youth

Traditional quit smoking campaigns have had little impact in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities – but an innovative online campaign using the power of social media and story-telling is showing promise. In the article below, Lanie Harris f
Crikey (au)
added Sep 25, 2012 12:14
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