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STATE OF NEW YORK v GRAND RIVER ENTERPRISES SIX NATIONS, et. al.

This case involves the ongoing illegal sale and shipment of contraband cigarettes. Defendants Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd. ("Grand River". or "GRE") and Native Wholesale Supply Co., Inc. ("Native Wholesale", or "NWS") have sold and shipped, a
DocumentCloud.org
added Mar 4, 2013 16:32
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[New York] Schneiderman sues Native American-owned cigarette company

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against a major supplier of a very popular line of native-brand cigarettes on Monday.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Mar 4, 2013 16:30
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Sues Major Contraband Cigarette Dealers For Evading State Taxes

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against two companies for illegally selling contraband cigarettes without paying the required state excise taxes. The lawsuit, which is the result of an ongoing inve
New York State Attorney General
added Mar 4, 2013 16:26
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[Canada, New York] AG ups heat on no-tax smokes

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is escalating a crackdown on major suppliers of cigarettes to Native American stores in New York. He is planning to file federal and state charges against a key supplier based in Canada, and against a Seneca Indian Nati
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Mar 3, 2013 13:24
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[New York] Cigarette distributors face lawsuit

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is expected to file a lawsuit Monday morning targeting a cigarette plant on the Six Nations of the Grand River Indian reservation near Hamilton, Ont., and a Seneca businessman working with the Canadian operation to s
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 3, 2013 11:07
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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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