Headlines Tagged with TribesSuit — 191 headlines found
The U.S. Department of Justice is siding with Native American inmates who sued the state in 2009 after they were barred from smoking tobacco in religious ceremonies at the state penitentiary.
Jul 17, 2012 Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jul 17, 2012 05:16
The Justice Department, in a brief filed late Friday, said the state's position runs contrary to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act and U.S. Supreme Court precedent. "The court should decline this invitation to determine the import
Jul 16, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2012 18:10
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. DuvÃ© and Assistant Di
Jul 2, 2012 Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Jul 2, 2012 11:59
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.
Jul 2, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2012 11:54
resulted in the order to the New York state troopers to return all seized tobacco products back to the rightful owners. Namely, HCI Distributors, Inc, owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.
Jun 29, 2012 Indian Country Today
added Jun 30, 2012 05:41
Judge says products meant for out-of-state sales aren't taxable
Jun 21, 2012 Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jun 30, 2012 06:05
The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) commends the Manitoba government for taking proactive steps to shut down aboriginal smoke shops operating within the province
Jun 15, 2012 First Perspective (ca)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:36
[Nebraska, New York] Does the Shadow of Big Tobacco Loom Behind the Recent Seizure of Mohawk Cigarettes?
“The sale and distribution of Native American brands to nontribal members are fully within the State’s power to tax, regulate and enforce,” Altria declared in its white paper. “There is no immunity for sales of Native American cigarettes to non-Indians o
Jun 1, 2012 Indian Country Today
added Jun 1, 2012 10:14
I suspect there is no good answer. You can't tax them when they leave the reservation and untax them when they reach Indian land where they will be sold. It's a mess. A mess created by our governor.
May 16, 2012 Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added May 22, 2012 15:14
May 12, 2012 [Cornwall, Ont] Standard Freeholder (ca)
added May 13, 2012 20:44