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[Canada] COURT RULES AGAINST SIX NATIONS ENTREPRENEUR WHO SAYS ONTARIO FAMILY LAW SHOULDN’T APPLY

Ken Hill, co-owner of Grand River Enterprises, says Haudenosaunee laws and governance should trump Ontario superior court when it comes to resolving Indigenous family disputes. A judge rejected that this month. (Grand River Enterprises) Samantha Craggs S
thefirstnationscanada.com (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:24
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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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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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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Sues Major Contraband Cigarette Dealers For Evading State Taxes

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against two companies for illegally selling contraband cigarettes without paying the required state excise taxes. The lawsuit, which is the result of an ongoing inve
New York State Attorney General
added Mar 4, 2013 16:26
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[New York] NY, Native-Owned Tobacco Co. Square Off In Cigarette Tax Row ($$)

The state of New York and a Native-American owned tobacco maker traded blows in New York federal court Monday as they each seek to resolve the state’s claims that the company owes millions of dollars in unpaid cigarette taxes. New York claims that King M
Law360
added Mar 29, 2016 21:57
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[Oklahoma] State, Muscogee (Creek) Nation sign tobacco compact

Governor Mary Fallin and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Tiger Friday signed a tobacco compact between the state of Oklahoma and the Creek Nation.
Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Aug 27, 2012 23:30
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[Nebraska, New York] Does the Shadow of Big Tobacco Loom Behind the Recent Seizure of Mohawk Cigarettes?

“The sale and distribution of Native American brands to nontribal members are fully within the State’s power to tax, regulate and enforce,” Altria declared in its white paper. “There is no immunity for sales of Native American cigarettes to non-Indians o
Indian Country Today
added Jun 1, 2012 10:14
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[Canada] California AG Sues Canadian Tobacco Company For Illegal Cigarette Sales ($$)

on July 7 filed suit against a Canadian tobacco company in California state court, claiming that the company illegally sold cigarettes in California and broke other state laws (People of the State of California v. Grand River Enterprises Six Nations LTD,
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:15
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