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[Nebraska, New York] State court upholds seizure of untaxed cigarettes

A midlevel court on Thursday upheld the seizure of a truckload of untaxed cigarettes in northern New York, a shipment that was ordered by an Indian tribe in Nebraska from a manufacturer on the St. Regis Mohawk reservation. The four Appellate Division ju
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2013 03:54

[New York] Court Rules On Untaxed Cigarette Seizure

St. Regis Mohawk tribal officials had no immediate comment on a state Appellate Court ruling upholding the January 2012 seizure of a truckload of untaxed cigarettes by state police in St. Lawrence County. The Appellate Court judges reversed a July 2012
WWNY-TV/WNYF-TV (Watertown, NY)
added Oct 25, 2013 03:40

[California] Indian youth advocate for less smoking in films

A local American Indian youth group called the Teen Advisory Group from United Indian Health Services is working to convince the American Indian Film Institute to promote a socially and culturally responsible depiction of smoking and of tobacco products
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Jul 22, 2013 01:55

[New York] NYACS Opposes Oneida Indian Tax Settlement

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) released a statement expressing opposition to the proposed casino, land claim and taxation agreement between the Oneida Indian Nation, New York State, and Madison and Oneida Counties. The agreement is
Convenience Store News
added Jun 14, 2013 09:24

[New York] NYACS Analysis of the Proposed Oneida Indian Nation Tax Settlement (PDF)

Section V-A-5 of the agreement would reinstate the ability of the OIN to receive direct shipment of untaxed national-brand cigarettes from the manufacturer. This would nullify the existing State requirement that such product be procured only from a lic
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:22

[New York] NYACS Says No on Oneida Indian Tax Settlement

Lopsided deal would codify gas, tobacco price advantages, regulatory immunity for tribal stores
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:19

New York City Prevails in CCTA Claim Against Tribal Merchant

Last month, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York held that three Indian smoke shops are required to pay over $10 million in taxes to New York City for trafficking untaxed cigarettes.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 25, 2013 16:46

[Washington] Court shoots down Yakama tobacco company lawsuit

A tobacco company owned by a Yakama Nation tribal member must pay into an escrow account established under a 1998 settlement with big tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2013 02:15

[New York] Poospatuck Smoke Shops To Pay NYC $10.5 Million For Bootlegging Untaxed Cigarettes

A federal judge has ordered two smoke shops on the Poospatuck Indian Reservation in Mastic to pay New York City $10.5 million for bootlegging untaxed cigarettes into the city. The decision last week by Judge Carol Bagley Amon awarding damages to the cit
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 3, 2013 09:49

[New York, Oklahoma] State granted judgment in tobacco case

An Oklahoma County judge on Friday granted a motion for summary judgment of more than $47 million in a civil case against a company that was accused of participating in the illegal sale of cigarettes, Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Friday.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 30, 2013 19:04
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