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[Nebraska] Judge denies request to stay Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

OMAHA -- A federal judge has denied a U.S. government request to freeze proceedings in a lawsuit in which tribal tobacco companies in Winnebago claim Nebraska state officials' attempts to regulate their cigarette sales are unconstitutional.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Aug 7, 2018 22:44
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[Nebraska] Feds Can't Halt Tribe's Suit Over Neb. Cigarette Laws ($$)

A federal judge on Thursday refused the federal government's bid to pause a suit filed by two tribe-owned cigarette companies challenging the application of two Nebraska laws, saying the government hadn’t shown that its criminal investigation of the compa
Law360
added Aug 5, 2018 06:22
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[California, Florida] Western Mono Tribe Challenges Tobacco Taxes, Regulations In Complaint ($$)

Efforts by California Attorney General...Becerra to enforce various state laws implementing a tobacco [MSA] on a federally chartered corporation owned by the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians were challenged by the tribe in a July 13 compla
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2018 18:02
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Inmate Gets OK To File 2nd Complaint Over Tobacco Ban ($$)

a Missouri federal judge found that “numerous defects” render a plaintiff unlikely to succeed on his claim that the rights of Native American inmates were violated when the Missouri Department of Corrections instituted a policy prohibiting tobacco (Scotty
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 23, 2018 18:30
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[New York] Court of Appeals – Cigarette tax: White, et al. v. Schneiderman, et al. ($$)

The plaintiffs assert that the enforcement of Section 471 of the Tax law, which imposes requirements on indian retailers located on reservation land to pre-pay tax on cigarette sales to individuals who are not members of ...
Rochester (NY) Daily Record
added Jul 19, 2018 15:06
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[Florida, Nebraska] D.C. Circuit: Tribal Corporations Not Exempt From Record Keeping ($$)

The record-keeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) “do not turn on any territorial determination,” and therefore, businesses incorporated under the laws of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must still maintain data on the pur
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 9, 2018 15:31
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[Nebraska] DC Circ. Says ATF Can Inspect Tribal Cigarette Cos.’ Records ($$)

upheld a ruling that four cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying that being owned by a tribe doesn’t shield tribal companies from fe
Law360
added Jul 4, 2018 05:02
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[New York] $34,000 in confiscated cash returned to smoke-shop owner

A Shinnecock Indian smoke-shop owner who in 2012 unsuccessfully sued two Suffolk cops after they confiscated more than $34,000 in cash during a traffic stop that resulted in no charges has received the money back from the FBI.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 23, 2018 10:58
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[Nebraska] US seeks to intervene in Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies ...
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jun 17, 2018 08:35
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New York High Court OKs Pre-Collection Of Cigarette Taxes On Tribal Land ($$)

In a June 7 ruling, the New York Court of Appeals found that enforcement of a law that requires retailers on reservation land to prepay taxes on cigarette sales to patrons who are not members of the Seneca Nation of Indians does not run afoul of Indian L
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:57
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