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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Sues State Over Taxes, Tobacco Raids ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community on Friday hit state officials with a lawsuit in Michigan federal court, accusing the state of levying taxes in violation of federal and state laws, unlawfully seizing its property and infringing on its sovereign immunity.
added May 25, 2016 04:11

[New York] NY Must Show More Evidence In UPS Untaxed Cigarette Suit ($$)

The city and state of New York suffered a partial loss Tuesday when a federal judge ruled they had not adequately supported certain claims alleging UPS illegally shipped huge quantities of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations but gave them
added Apr 20, 2016 03:52

DC Circ. Won't Revive Internet Tax Row Over Cigarette Sales ($$)

affirmed a lower court ruling tossing a Native American man’s constitutional challenge to a law allowing states to collect taxes on Internet tobacco sales, saying that he ran little risk of federal prosecution over unpaid taxes and a ruling on the law...
added Apr 6, 2016 16:51

[New York] NY, Native-Owned Tobacco Co. Square Off In Cigarette Tax Row ($$)

The state of New York and a Native-American owned tobacco maker traded blows in New York federal court Monday as they each seek to resolve the state’s claims that the company owes millions of dollars in unpaid cigarette taxes. New York claims that King M
added Mar 29, 2016 21:57

[New York] Sovereign Immunity For Tribal Officials At Risk ($$)

Tribal officials have long relied on the doctrine of official sovereign immunity...In at least two circuit courts, the doctrine is imperiled and its future use to... Native American Distributing v. Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Co., was the first to change course
added Feb 26, 2016 19:58

[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
added Feb 24, 2016 21:00

[Washington] Wash. Judge Nixes Eviction Notice Suit Against BIA ($$)

tossed a suit brought against the Bureau of Indian Affairs by the partial owners of a disputed off-reservation property outside of Tacoma over eviction proceedings...... Puyallup tobacco shop, describing a campaign of harassment and threats of violence, a
added Feb 13, 2016 17:19

Tobacco Seller Pushes DC Circ. To Revive Internet Tax Row ($$)

A Native American Internet tobacco seller called on a D.C. Circuit panel to revive his constitutional challenge to a law allowing states to collect taxes on Internet tobacco sales Friday, maintaining that he still has standing in court because various sta
added Feb 7, 2016 16:45

[Washington] BIA Says Court Can’t Hear Wash. Eviction Notice Suit ($$)

Bureau of Indian Affairs renewed its bid Friday to toss a suit in Washington federal court over alleged eviction proceedings instituted against the tenants of a disputed off-reservation property... ... parties to evict them from the former site of a Puyal
added Dec 1, 2015 01:19

Protest of Subsidies for Tobacco Growers Fizzles

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. brought a lawsuit in Washington based on their contention that the CCC overcharges them. They say that, by excluding illegal cigarette sales, CCC underestimates the size of the overall domestic ma
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added Sep 21, 2015 19:54
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