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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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[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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[Canada] Canadian tobacco company charged for illegal selling in California

A lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE) was filed by California Attorney General for illegal selling on Thursday. The company violates the California laws regarding tobacco sales, and sells the product
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 15, 2017 22:34
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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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[New York, Washington] NY sues Wash. company for selling untaxed smokes

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement the company sells and distributes its cigarettes in New York without shipping them to a state licensed stamping agent as required by New York tax laws. King Mountain is Indian-owned and is located on
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 23, 2012 14:08
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[Idaho, New York] High court weighing tribal cigarette sales

Idaho Supreme Court justices are pondering a case in which a Native American-owned cigarette wholesaler from a reservation in New York says the state has no jurisdiction to regulate the smokes it sends to the Coeur d’Alene Reservation.
The Spokesman-Review
added Dec 4, 2012 12:29
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[Michigan] Tribe Urges Judge To Rethink Order In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is asking a Michigan federal judge to rethink his earlier ruling in favor of state tax authorities over claims involving tribal tobacco products, knocking his interpretation of a circuit court precedent.
Law360
added Jul 18, 2017 03:07
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