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New York City wins ruling over untaxed cigarettes

The lawsuit claimed that they violated the ContrTwo tobacco wholesalers are on the hook for failing to prepay taxes on cigarettes sold to retailers on Native American reservations, a federal judge in Brooklyn has ruled.
Thomson Reuters
added Aug 23, 2012 13:56
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[Washington] Tobacco Tax Case Against Tribes Running on Fumes

Native American tribes in Washington have monopolistic control over cigarette taxes, smoke shop owners and customers argued in a 9th Circuit hearing. The Puyallup and Colville Tribes have an agreement with the state allowing the tribes to collect ta
Courthouse News
added Aug 11, 2012 15:25
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[Canada] Class-action suit filed over First Nations tobacco tax

“I hate to lead myself into doing things that aren’t profitable and I hope to be pleasantly surprised, but I’d be shocked if this turns into anything profitable,” said lawyer Tony Merchant about the class-action lawsuit filed Monday against the Saskatche
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 28, 2012 06:51
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[New Zealand] Henare disputes risks of pregnant women smoking

National MP Tau Henare has disputed the risks of pregnant women smoking and has described smokers as "the new lepers".
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 23:46
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[South Dakota] Inmates gain ally in fight to use tobacco in ceremonies

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.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jul 17, 2012 05:16
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[South Dakota] DOJ supporting inmates in ceremonial tobacco suit

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
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2012 18:10
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[New York] St. Lawrence County district attorney appeals cigarette ruling

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. Duvé and Assistant Di
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Jul 2, 2012 11:59
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[New York] NY holding on to seized Indian cigarettes

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2012 11:54
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[New York] State judge says police have no right to seize native cigarettes bound for out of state

Judge says products meant for out-of-state sales aren't taxable
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jun 30, 2012 06:05
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[New York] KADER: Decision in Favor of Winnebago Tribe Was Overdue

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.
Indian Country Today
added Jun 30, 2012 05:41
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