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New York State Asks Appeals Court To Uphold $247M Tobacco Verdict ($$)

New York state on Feb. 21 urged an appellate panel to uphold a federal judge’s $247 million verdict against the United Parcel Service (UPS), saying UPS had plenty of notice of the kind of damages the plaintiffs were seeking (The State of New York, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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[Canada] United States: California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

Grand River Enterprises Six Nations ("Grand River"), for failing to comply with California laws governing nonparticipating tobacco product manufacturers ("NPMs")....Grand River has asked that the court quash...do not have jurisdiction over the company, gi
Mondaq
added Mar 2, 2018 01:47
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[New York] NY Asks 2nd Circ. To Affirm $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty ($$)

to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes from tribal lands, saying UPS’ request to drastically reduce its penalty was based on meritless claims of immunity. UPS has argued the maximum san
Law360
added Feb 24, 2018 00:16
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Tobacco Law Blog

A case currently pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenges the applicability of the federal Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (“CCTA”) to tribal entities... Pending before the Mississippi Legislature is House Bill 906, w
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Feb 9, 2018 01:36
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[Europe, USA, Florida] The Long and Toxic History of Exoticism in Tobacco Advertising

An exhibition at the Wolfsonian-FIU tracks romantic and racist stereotypes of native cultures in European tobacco advertising from the 1880s to the 1940s.
Hyperallergic
added Feb 5, 2018 01:30
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How To Drive Down Smoking In Groups That Still Light Up

“There’s a massive disparity in this country in terms of who’s smoking,” says Jeffrey Drope, a researcher at the American Cancer Society and lead author of a study appearing Wednesday in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The highest rates
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Jan 31, 2018 15:48
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[Canada] COURT RULES AGAINST SIX NATIONS ENTREPRENEUR WHO SAYS ONTARIO FAMILY LAW SHOULDN’T APPLY

Ken Hill, co-owner of Grand River Enterprises, says Haudenosaunee laws and governance should trump Ontario superior court when it comes to resolving Indigenous family disputes. A judge rejected that this month. (Grand River Enterprises) Samantha Craggs S
thefirstnationscanada.com (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:24
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[Michigan] Keweenaw Tribe Defends Claims In Tobacco Seizure Case

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked a Michigan federal judge on Thursday to reject a bid by state officials to kill two claims over the seizure of a tribe-owned truck carrying tobacco products and the resulting prosecution, saying those allegations in a w
Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[California] Injunction, Civil Penalty For Illicit Cigarette Sales On Indian Land Upheld ($$)

A California court correctly imposed a $765,000 civil penalty against a man for illegal cigarette sales at two smoke shops on Indian land because neither federal law nor tribal sovereignty preempts the state’s regulation and enforcement of its laws regard
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 19, 2017 21:33
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[New York] Chamber Urges 2nd Circ. To Trim UPS Penalty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

Chamber of Commerce and others on Friday urged the Second Circuit to reverse an order from a federal judge in New York slapping UPS with $237 million in penalties for helping move untaxed cigarettes from tribal lands, arguing that the amount is unconstitu
Law360
added Oct 17, 2017 18:07
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