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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] Tobacco Companies Broke Law by Selling Untaxed Cigarettes, Judge Rules

The judgment, which could cost the wholesalers up to $15 million in penalties, was the latest victory in a battle that the city and state have waged for years to collect taxes on cigarettes sold by Indian-owned businesses to non-Indians.
New York Times
added Aug 24, 2012 01:14
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[Canada] California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

the lawsuit requests that the court to prohibit Grand River from selling any brand of cigarettes, directly or indirectly, to consumers in California until the manufacturer has remedied its violations by paying the sum it owes, including civil penalties an
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 11, 2018 21:50
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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 Tobacco Lawsuit Wraps Up (UPS)

Arguments ended last week in a lawsuit between United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) and New York state and city authorities, reports Reuters. The lawsuit alleges that UPS turned a blind-eye toward illegal cigarette shipments, which were being sent into New
Investopedia.com
added Nov 7, 2016 21:59
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New York Federal Judge Denies Motion For Sanctions In Untaxed Tobacco Suit ($$)

denied New York City and New York state’s motion to impose sanctions on the attorneys representing United Parcel Service Inc. in a tobacco trafficking suit because the judge found that the city and state’s failure to produce certain pieces of evidence dur
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 16, 2016 00:08
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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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