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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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[New York] COURT RULES IT'S LEGAL TO TAX CIG­A­RETTES SOLD TO NON-NATIVE AMERICANS ON RESER­VA­TIONS

According to a treaty and a statute with the Seneca Nation, the state is supposed to be prohibited from taxing "Indian reservation activities." But the court made its decision based on a revised version of state law 471, which now allows for that type o
Spectrum News
added Jun 11, 2018 07:58
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[New York] NY top court: Tax on Indian-reservation cigarettes is legal

New York’s top court on Thursday upheld a state law imposing taxes on cigarettes purchased on Indian reservations by non-Indians. The owner of a Seneca Nation smoke shop on the Cattaraugus Reservation
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[New York] NY High Court Upholds Cigarette Tax Law On Tribal Lands ($$)

A New York state law regulating cigarette sales taxes does not conflict with laws or a treaty exempting Native American reservations from taxation, the state’s high court ruled Thursday, the latest rejection in a Seneca Nation member’s long-running disput
Law360
added Jun 8, 2018 13:49
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[New York] Fed. Law Applies In Native Cig Tax Suit, 2nd Circ. Told ($$)

The government filed its amicus brief on Tuesday to support New York's appeal of a July 2016 decision in which King Mountain Tobacco Co. beat most of the federal claims that...
Law360
added May 30, 2018 23:37
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Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May pleads guilty to criminal contempt and receives $1,500 fine

to oppose Kinder Morgan's $7.4-billion pipeline project....Justice Kenneth Affleck issued the injunction...ordering protesters to stay at least five metres away from Kinder Morgan's facilities in Burnaby.... Among his clients were Rothmans, Benson & Hedg
Georgia Straight (ca)
added May 29, 2018 16:04
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[New York] UPS Responds In Appeal Of $247 Million Award For Untaxed Cigarette Sales ($$)

tells the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the state of New York and New York City, in a February brief defending their $247 million award for UPS’s delivery of untaxed cigarettes, rely only on “rhetoric and invective” (New York, et al. v. United
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:03
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[New York] Seneca man's tax fight with NY goes to state's highest court

could determine once and for all if New York State can collect sales tax on any items sold on Indian reservations...Section 6 of the state’s Indian Law. It states: “No taxes shall be assessed, for any purpose whatever, upon any Indian reservation in thi
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added May 1, 2018 18:45
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