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[Washington] Federal judge says tribal tobacco company owes up to $60M taxes

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled the Yakama Nation’s treaty rights don’t exempt a tribal cigarette manufacturer from having to pay federal tobacco excise taxes. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau last year asserted that King Mountain
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jan 29, 2014 18:44

[Oklahoma] Arbitration panel sides with state over tribes in dispute over tobacco compact

A three-member arbitration panel ruled in favor of the governor's office Friday in a dispute with two Oklahoma-based tribes about the state's tobacco compact. Steve Mullins, an attorney for Gov. Mary Fallin, said the unanimous rulings against the Absent
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 28, 2013 00:37

New York Tribes Continue to Violate Federal Tobacco Laws

The 2009 Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act was expected to end (or sharply reduce) mail order deliveries ... after the law was enacted and major delivery companies (FedEx, UPS) agreed to end cigarette deliveries, some reservation-based distributors tu
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Dec 5, 2013 10:51

[New York] 2009 federal law didn't halt cigarette deliveries from NY Indian tribes, shipping records show

As recently as last spring, one group of about 20 website operators on Seneca Nation territory was still delivering 1.7 tons of untaxed cigarettes a week to destinations around the U.S., according to shipping records obtained by lawyers for New York City
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2013 14:33

[Nebraska, New York] State court upholds seizure of untaxed cigarettes

A midlevel court on Thursday upheld the seizure of a truckload of untaxed cigarettes in northern New York, a shipment that was ordered by an Indian tribe in Nebraska from a manufacturer on the St. Regis Mohawk reservation. The four Appellate Division ju
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2013 03:54

[New York] Court Rules On Untaxed Cigarette Seizure

St. Regis Mohawk tribal officials had no immediate comment on a state Appellate Court ruling upholding the January 2012 seizure of a truckload of untaxed cigarettes by state police in St. Lawrence County. The Appellate Court judges reversed a July 2012
WWNY-TV/WNYF-TV (Watertown, NY)
added Oct 25, 2013 03:40

[California] Indian youth advocate for less smoking in films

A local American Indian youth group called the Teen Advisory Group from United Indian Health Services is working to convince the American Indian Film Institute to promote a socially and culturally responsible depiction of smoking and of tobacco products
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Jul 22, 2013 01:55

[New York] NYACS Opposes Oneida Indian Tax Settlement

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) released a statement expressing opposition to the proposed casino, land claim and taxation agreement between the Oneida Indian Nation, New York State, and Madison and Oneida Counties. The agreement is
Convenience Store News
added Jun 14, 2013 09:24

[New York] NYACS Says No on Oneida Indian Tax Settlement

Lopsided deal would codify gas, tobacco price advantages, regulatory immunity for tribal stores
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:19

[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
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:22
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