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New York Federal Judge Grants Partial Judgment On RICO Claims For UPS ($$)

because the plaintiffs have not presented enough evidence to show that UPS “participated in a RICO enterprise under governing precedent” by shipping untaxed cigarettes (
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 10, 2016 19:36
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[New York] UPS Escapes Racketeering Claims In Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

A New York federal judge threw out allegations that UPS had conspired with its customers to ship untaxed cigarettes from Native American organizations, saying in an order Tuesday that New York government officials had failed to provide enough evidence to
Law360
added Aug 10, 2016 19:07
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[New York] UPS Can't Dodge NY Untaxed Cigarettes Suit ($$)

UPS can’t duck claims alleging it illegally shipped huge quantities of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, a New York federal judge ruled Friday, rejecting the package carrier’s claim that it was exempt from federal and state laws agains
Law360
added Jun 14, 2016 16:01
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[Canada, Georgia] Seized Cig Resale May Violate Trademark Rights: Ga. Judge ($$)

granted a Canadian tribal-owned cigarette maker's bid to block the resale of a seized batch of its Seneca brand cigarettes, saying a distributor's peddling of the smokes years past their expiration date could violate the company's trademark rights. Grand
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 21:00
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[Alaska] Supercharged chew is a tradition in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

People of all ages, sometimes entire families, chewing an earthy, super-charged variety of smokeless tobacco. It's called iqmik, or blackbull, and it makes a mule kick of a first impression. . . . A University of Alaska Anchorage researcher is studying
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Oct 12, 2012 07:42
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Taxing questions about Indian cigarette sales

I suspect there is no good answer. You can't tax them when they leave the reservation and untax them when they reach Indian land where they will be sold. It's a mess. A mess created by our governor.
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added May 22, 2012 15:14
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[New York] Fed. Law Applies In Native Cig Tax Suit, 2nd Circ. Told ($$)

The government filed its amicus brief on Tuesday to support New York's appeal of a July 2016 decision in which King Mountain Tobacco Co. beat most of the federal claims that...
Law360
added May 30, 2018 23:37
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[New York] FedEx Can't Pare Claims In NY Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

judge on Tuesday denied FedEx's bid to trim a suit brought by New York City and state attorneys alleging the company made illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations and other states, finding that FedEx isn't exempt from cert
Law360
added Feb 23, 2017 21:04
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Federal Judge In New York Grants Summary Judgment In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

granted summary judgment to a group of government officials and dismissed the complaints brought by two Native American nations with prejudice after finding that an amendment to a tax on Native American-made cigarettes does not violate the tribes’ right t
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 30, 2017 00:29
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[New York, Washington] Tobacco Company Seeks To Stop 2nd Circuit Review Of Trafficking Claims ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Sept. 2 asked a federal judge in New York to stop the State of New York from appealing the court’s decision to dismiss trafficking claims against it (State of New York v. Mountain Tobacco Company, d/b/a King Moun
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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