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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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[New York] St. Lawrence County district attorney appeals cigarette ruling

Shortly after last week's ruling that a load of untaxed cigarettes seized by state police should be returned to its owner, an appeal questioning that decision was filed. The appeal by St. Lawrence County District Attorney Nicole M. Duvé and Assistant Di
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Jul 2, 2012 11:59
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[New York] NY holding on to seized Indian cigarettes

New York officials are holding on to a truckload of untaxed Indian-made cigarettes they seized, challenging the recent order of a state judge who said the state had to give them back.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2012 11:54
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[Europe, USA, Florida] The Long and Toxic History of Exoticism in Tobacco Advertising

An exhibition at the Wolfsonian-FIU tracks romantic and racist stereotypes of native cultures in European tobacco advertising from the 1880s to the 1940s.
Hyperallergic
added Feb 5, 2018 01:30
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[California] Cali. Court Affirms $765,000 Fine For Tax-Free Cigarettes ($$)

held up a $765,000 fine given to a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria tribe for selling tax-free cigarettes at two of his shops in Indian Country, ruling that federal law and tribal sovereignty do not trump state regulations in this case.
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 21:38
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[Kentucky, New York] Ex-Seneca Nation leader Bergal Mitchell sentenced to probation in golf course land deal

Arcara pointed to his cooperation with prosecutors, most notably in a fraud case involving untaxed overseas cigarettes in Kentucky. Mitchell testified at a trial that ended with several convictions and a $19 million judgment for the government.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Aug 12, 2016 20:09
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Indian Cigarette Maker Wins Partial Victory On New York State’s Claims ($$)

A Native American cigarette manufacturer was awarded summary judgment July 21 in New York federal court on most federal cigarette tax claims filed against it by the State of New York but lost summary judgment on state law claims for failure to sell unsta
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2016 03:33
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New York sues UPS for shipping untaxed cigarettes

“Cigarette taxes have been shown to deter smoking and this is especially true among the younger users who are so much more cost sensitive,” Schneiderman said. “Ten dollars or $5 per pack could be the difference between not smoking or a lifetime of danger
New York Post
added Feb 19, 2015 11:40
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