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[Canada, New York] AG ups heat on no-tax smokes

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is escalating a crackdown on major suppliers of cigarettes to Native American stores in New York. He is planning to file federal and state charges against a key supplier based in Canada, and against a Seneca Indian Nati
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Mar 3, 2013 13:24
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[Washington] Judge: Yakama tobacco subject to federal taxes

A ruling by a federal judge in Spokane could open a Yakama Nation tobacco company to tens of millions of dollars in tax liability.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2013 18:37
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[New York] Treaties May Absolve Tribal Member Of Taxes, Judge Rules ($$)

A New York federal judge handed the IRS its second defeat in a lawsuit from a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians ... ... summary order dealt with cigarettes made from tobacco brought onto Seneca land, and not the products from...
Law360
added Aug 5, 2017 21:07
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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] NY authorities seek $872 mln fine on UPS for cigarette shipments

New York city and state authorities urged a federal judge on Wednesday to impose a fine of $872 million against United Parcel Service for allegedly delivering untaxed cigarettes from smoke shops on Indian reservations. The closing arguments came in a la
Reuters
added Nov 2, 2016 20:26
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[New York] NY Scores Partial Win Over Native-Owned Tobacco Co. ($$)

While a federal judge on Thursday cleared a Native American-owned tobacco maker of most of the federal trafficking claims lodged against it by New York state, he found it liable for certain state law claims in a suit stemming from millions of dollars in a
Law360
added Jul 22, 2016 22:47
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[New York] Federal Judge Denies UPS Partial Summary Judgment In Tobacco Trafficking Suit ($$)

the plaintiffs have presented “sufficient factual matter to raise triable issue as to whether UPS is entitled to exemption under the PACT Act” (The State of New York, et al. v. United...
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 14, 2016 16:08
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[Idaho, New York] Attorney generals fear federal retreat on tribal tobacco tax enforcement

millions of dollars in annual tax revenues are hanging in the balance. The law in question is the PACT — Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act, enacted in 2010. The law requires all interstate sellers of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to register and
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Mar 25, 2014 14:21
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[New York] NYACS Analysis of the Proposed Oneida Indian Nation Tax Settlement (PDF)

Section V-A-5 of the agreement would reinstate the ability of the OIN to receive direct shipment of untaxed national-brand cigarettes from the manufacturer. This would nullify the existing State requirement that such product be procured only from a lic
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:22
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[Nebraska] Judge denies order in Native inmates' lawsuit against prison officials

In 1972, Native American inmates filed a federal lawsuit that resulted in a 1974 agreement under which prison officials agreed to allow the inmates access to medicine men and ceremonial tobacco and to hold religious ceremonies, among other things.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 23, 2012 18:52
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