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[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Montour owes the State of Oklahoma $47 million....At the heart of the legal battle is the allegation that Native Wholesale Supply, owned by a member of the Seneca Nation but chartered by the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma, operated a nationwide distributi
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 14:54
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[New York] R.J. Reynolds suit challenges tribes over cigarette fees

Reynolds and another firm challenge the Agriculture Department’s failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufacturers in particular. Money is at stake, and more. “Certainly, it’s a matter of significant importance,” R.J. Rey
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2014 15:04
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[New York, Oklahoma] VIDEO: Feds, Cayuga-Seneca tribe reach settlement

The legal brouhaha pitted tribe against tribe, with the Cayuga Nation claiming that the Oklahoma-based tribe had no legal authority to sell untaxed cigarettes. Officials with the Seneca-Cayuga tribe contended that they too have a sovereign foothold in Ne
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jun 13, 2014 11:14
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Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds $47.7 million judgment against cigarette seller

About 600 million contraband cigarettes were sold in the state before the lawsuit was filed, according to the ruling. Native Wholesale Supply “purposefully targeted the Oklahoma cigarette market and reaped the economic benefit of selling cigarettes in O
The Oklahoman
added Jun 10, 2014 23:09
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[New York] 2009 federal law didn't halt cigarette deliveries from NY Indian tribes, shipping records show

As recently as last spring, one group of about 20 website operators on Seneca Nation territory was still delivering 1.7 tons of untaxed cigarettes a week to destinations around the U.S., according to shipping records obtained by lawyers for New York City
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2013 14:33
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[Washington] Cigarette maker may face $30M tax bill

A Yakama tribal cigarette manufacturer could be on the hook for some $30 million in federal tobacco taxes under a recent federal court ruling. Delbert Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco in White Swan, along with the Yakama Nation, sought an order i
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 22, 2013 10:49
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In South Dakota prisons, Indian inmates get to smoke — for religious reasons | The Knowledge Effect

After ruling last year that the South Dakota prison system violated the rights of incarcerated Native American tribe members when it imposed a blanket ban on all inmate tobacco use, a federal judge has issued guidelines regarding appropriate use.
Thomson Reuters
added Feb 21, 2013 16:54
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[New York, Washington] A.G. Schneiderman Sues Major Dealer Of Contraband Cigarettes King Mountain Tobacco Co.

8,000 Cartons Of Cigarettes Found In Truck Without Required Tax Stamp Means Potential Tax Loss To State Of $365K; Also Contraband Cigarette Sales On Long Island A.G. Schneiderman: Illegal Sales of Cheap, Untaxed Cigarettes Are A Major Public Health Hazar
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 23, 2012 23:47
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[Washington] Tobacco Tax Case Against Tribes Running on Fumes

Native American tribes in Washington have monopolistic control over cigarette taxes, smoke shop owners and customers argued in a 9th Circuit hearing. The Puyallup and Colville Tribes have an agreement with the state allowing the tribes to collect ta
Courthouse News
added Aug 11, 2012 15:25
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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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