Headlines Tagged with TribesSuit — 193 headlines found
Idaho Supreme Court justices are pondering a case in which a Native American-owned cigarette wholesaler from a reservation in New York says the state has no jurisdiction to regulate the smokes it sends to the Coeur d’Alene Reservation.
Dec 4, 2012 The Spokesman-Review
added Dec 4, 2012 12:29
PREGNANT women and indigenous Australians are being targeted in a new anti-smoking campaign that comes a month before all cigarettes have to be sold in plain packaging.
Nov 5, 2012 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:17
People of all ages, sometimes entire families, chewing an earthy, super-charged variety of smokeless tobacco. It's called iqmik, or blackbull, and it makes a mule kick of a first impression. . . . A University of Alaska Anchorage researcher is studying
Oct 6, 2012 Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Oct 12, 2012 07:42
[Australia] The story behind the No Smokes multimedia campaign: spreading the anti-smoking message to Indigenous youth
Traditional quit smoking campaigns have had little impact in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities – but an innovative online campaign using the power of social media and story-telling is showing promise. In the article below, Lanie Harris f
Sep 24, 2012 Crikey (au)
added Sep 25, 2012 12:14
In 1972, Native American inmates filed a federal lawsuit that resulted in a 1974 agreement under which prison officials agreed to allow the inmates access to medicine men and ceremonial tobacco and to hold religious ceremonies, among other things.
Sep 22, 2012 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 23, 2012 18:52
Governor Mary Fallin and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Tiger Friday signed a tobacco compact between the state of Oklahoma and the Creek Nation.
Aug 27, 2012 Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Aug 27, 2012 23:30
Gov. Mary Fallin and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Tiger on Friday signed a tobacco compact between the state of Oklahoma and the Creek Nation
Aug 24, 2012 Edmond (OK) Sun
added Aug 25, 2012 13:33
The agreement settles a lawsuit over the practice of Creek Nation tribal stores in Oklahoma erroneously selling cigarettes with a cheaper tax stamp.
Aug 25, 2012 The Oklahoman
added Aug 25, 2012 12:04
The judgment, which could cost the wholesalers up to $15 million in penalties, was the latest victory in a battle that the city and state have waged for years to collect taxes on cigarettes sold by Indian-owned businesses to non-Indians.
Aug 23, 2012 New York Times
added Aug 24, 2012 01:14
A federal judge ruled last week that two tobacco wholesalers illegally skirted paying millions of dollars in taxes by selling truckloads of untaxed cigarettes to retailers on an American Indian reservation on Long Island, which then resold them in the ci
Aug 23, 2012 New York Times
added Aug 23, 2012 14:07