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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, USA] GRAND RIVER ENTERPRISES SIX NATIONS, LTD., ET AL. (CLAIMANTS) v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (RESPONDENT): AWARD (PDF)

For the foregoing reasons, the Tribunal unanimously DECIDES: That its does not have jurisdiction over the claims of Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., Jerry Montour and Kenneth Hill because these Claimants do not have an investment in the United S
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:35
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[New York] UPS Agent Explains Smiley-Face Email In $872M Cig-Tax Trial ($$)

A UPS account executive on Wednesday sought to explain a happy-face emoticon he sent when an audit of a Seneca-reservation client suspected of trafficking cigarettes turned up bags of coffee, the latest in a Manhattan trial that could cost the shipping gi
Law360
added Sep 22, 2016 17:46
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[Washington] STATE OF NEW YORK, Plaintiff, vs. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Defendants . . . have sold and shipped, and continue to sell and ship, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York. 2. Defendants’ actions undermine New York's public health efforts and violate numerous state and fe
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 24, 2012 09:56
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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 17:11
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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] AG Challenges UPS on Tobacco Deliveries

In an opening statement this week in a Manhattan federal court, Carrie Cohen, the lawyer for UPS, said the company was in full compliance with the law, saying the city and state mistook cartons of legally shipped “little cigars” for cigarettes. “Littl
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07
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Justices Bar Michigan From Suing Tribe Over Casino

Michigan may not sue an Indian tribe to shut down a casino opened far from the tribe’s reservation...The ruling, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in dissent, “renders the tribes largely litigation-proof” for activities as varied as gambling, cigarette sales,
New York Times
added May 28, 2014 14:09
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