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[New Zealand] Henare disputes risks of pregnant women smoking

National MP Tau Henare has disputed the risks of pregnant women smoking and has described smokers as "the new lepers".
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 23:46

[Michigan] Tribe Accuses Mich. Of Using 'Rules Of Their Own Invention' ($$)

n American Indian community and Michigan officials have filed competing motions in federal court seeking quick wins in a suit over the state's tax authority, with the community saying Michigan was...
added Oct 24, 2018 01:32

[Washington] Tribal Tobacco Co. Says 9th Circ. Rulings Go Against Treaty ($$)

A Native American tobacco company has urged the Ninth Circuit to rethink two rulings finding it liable for some $58 million in excise taxes and $6 million in fees, saying they... To view the full article, register now.
added Oct 1, 2018 03:42

Fuel Tax, Tribal Land Rights On Agenda For High Court ($$)

Supreme Court is set to take on several cases with major implications for tribes that are attracting heavy friend-of-the-court participation, including a tax battle between the state of Washington...
added Oct 1, 2018 03:41

New York High Court OKs Pre-Collection Of Cigarette Taxes On Tribal Land ($$)

In a June 7 ruling, the New York Court of Appeals found that enforcement of a law that requires retailers on reservation land to prepay taxes on cigarette sales to patrons who are not members of the Seneca Nation of Indians does not run afoul of Indian L
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:57

[New York] In the Matter of the Petition : of : ERW ENTERPRISES, INC. and Eric White d/b/a ERW Wholesale (PDF)

The petitions of ERW Enterprises, Inc., and Eric White d/b/a ERW Wholesale are hereby denied, and the notices of determination, dated December 16, 2014 and December 19, 2014, respectively, are sustained.
New York State Tax Appeals and Tax Appeals Tribunal
added Apr 17, 2018 10:36

[New York] VIDEO: Is a Seneca businessman really building a Thruway off ramp?

We can confirm that on March 15 an administrative law judge issued a ruling which upheld fines totaling $2.4 million against White and one of his enterprises for allegedly selling and unstamped -and therefore untaxed - cigarettes in 2012. White had clai
added Apr 17, 2018 10:21

[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

[Michigan] Keweenaw Tribe Defends Claims In Tobacco Seizure Case

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked a Michigan federal judge on Thursday to reject a bid by state officials to kill two claims over the seizure of a tribe-owned truck carrying tobacco products and the resulting prosecution, saying those allegations in a w
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31

South Dakota Federal Judge Denies Motion To Amend Religious Tobacco Use Order ($$)

denied a motion brought by a group of plaintiffs seeking to increase the amount of tobacco used in a religious mixture for Native American religious ceremonies in prison after finding that the amount the court already allowed was sufficient for religious
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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