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[Washington] Cigarette maker may face $30M tax bill

A Yakama tribal cigarette manufacturer could be on the hook for some $30 million in federal tobacco taxes under a recent federal court ruling. Delbert Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco in White Swan, along with the Yakama Nation, sought an order i
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 22, 2013 10:49
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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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[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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[Nebraska] Judge tosses Native inmates' complaint over prison rules

A federal judge has dismissed an action alleging Nebraska prison officials reneged on a 2005 agreement to accommodate religious and cultural needs of Native inmates. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Warren Urbom stemmed from a complaint filed in August
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 16, 2013 22:29
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Idaho Supreme Court Considers Tribal Tobacco Dispute

A case currently pending before the Idaho Supreme Court could establish new precedent regarding a State’s authority to regulate tribal tobacco sales.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 28, 2013 23:06
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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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[Washington] STATE OF NEW YORK, Plaintiff, vs. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Defendants . . . have sold and shipped, and continue to sell and ship, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York. 2. Defendants’ actions undermine New York's public health efforts and violate numerous state and fe
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 24, 2012 09:56
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[New York, Washington] A.G. Schneiderman Sues Major Dealer Of Contraband Cigarettes King Mountain Tobacco Co.

8,000 Cartons Of Cigarettes Found In Truck Without Required Tax Stamp Means Potential Tax Loss To State Of $365K; Also Contraband Cigarette Sales On Long Island A.G. Schneiderman: Illegal Sales of Cheap, Untaxed Cigarettes Are A Major Public Health Hazar
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 23, 2012 23:47
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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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[Australia] Smoking push to quit for the baby

PREGNANT women and indigenous Australians are being targeted in a new anti-smoking campaign that comes a month before all cigarettes have to be sold in plain packaging.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:17
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