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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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[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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[Nebraska] US seeks to intervene in Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies ...
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jun 17, 2018 08:35
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[Canada] Canadian tobacco company charged for illegal selling in California

A lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE) was filed by California Attorney General for illegal selling on Thursday. The company violates the California laws regarding tobacco sales, and sells the product
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 15, 2017 22:34
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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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[Canada, USA] GRE suing federal government

In an ironic twist, 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. The lawsuit, filed in the Ontario Court of Appeal at the e
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:08
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New York seeks $872 mln from UPS in cigarette shipments trial

Lilia Toson, a lawyer for the city, told U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in her opening statement that UPS repeatedly ignored red flags that many of its shipments from American Indian reservations contained untaxed cartons of cigarettes. "The evid
Reuters
added Sep 19, 2016 20:25
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New York Tribes Continue to Violate Federal Tobacco Laws

The 2009 Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act was expected to end (or sharply reduce) mail order deliveries ... after the law was enacted and major delivery companies (FedEx, UPS) agreed to end cigarette deliveries, some reservation-based distributors tu
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Dec 5, 2013 10:51
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