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[Canada] Canadian tobacco company charged for illegal selling in California

A lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE) was filed by California Attorney General for illegal selling on Thursday. The company violates the California laws regarding tobacco sales, and sells the product
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 15, 2017 22:34
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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco firm suing Ottawa for ‘forced incorporation’

Partners in a Six Nations tobacco manufacturing firm are suing the federal government for allegedly forcing them to incorporate and lose their tax-exempt status while failing to stamp out contraband competitors. Grand River Enterprises' (GRE) $3-billion
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Loses Some Claims In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

he Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has lost out on some of its claims against Michigan tax authorities after a federal judge ruled that the state’s seizures of and tax levies on tobacco products fell in line with prior court rulings. U.S. District Judge Pa
Law360
added Jul 3, 2017 18:24
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[Washington] Dispute Over State’s Ability To Tax Tribal Business Heads To High Court ($$)

A decision by the Washington Supreme Court exempting a tribal business from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation based on a “right to travel” provision in an 1855 treaty warrants review by the U.S. Supreme Court because it cannot be re
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 24, 2017 16:10
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[New York] Judge Orders UPS to Pay $247 Million for Illegally Shipping Cigarettes

“A very significant award” was necessary because of the public health hazard posed by cigarettes and as a deterrent to future bad conduct, said Judge Katherine B. Forrest of Federal District Court in Manhattan. In her opinion, Judge Forrest wrote that th
New York Times
added May 27, 2017 17:45
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[Nebraska] Judge: Tribes Must Follow Cigarette Trafficking Act’s Record-Keeping Regulations ($$)

The record-keeping provisions of the Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act (CCTA) applies to tribal entities for tobacco sales on as well as off the reservation, a District of Columbia federal judge ruled May 24 (Ho-Chunk, Inc., et al. v. Jeff Sessions, i
Lexis Nexis
added May 27, 2017 17:26
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[Nebraska] HO-CHUNK, INC. et al v. LYNCH et al: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION

Plaintiffs, tribal-owned corporations engaged in the distribution of cigarettes, seek a declaration clarifying whether certain recordkeeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act apply to Indian tribal entities like them. The Court c
Justia
added May 27, 2017 17:25
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[New York] Federal Judge Orders UPS To Pay More Than $240M For Shipping Untaxed Cigarettes ($$)

after finding in March that UPS knowingly shipped cigarettes to unauthorized sellers and on behalf of those sellers to residents in New York (
Lexis Nexis
added May 27, 2017 17:18
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[New York] Judge: UPS Must Pay $247M to NYC and State in Cigarette Case

Forrest handed down the penalty after finding the company liable in a civil case in federal court in Manhattan in March, saying the company ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations,
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2017 01:21
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Tribal Cigarette Distributor Can't Skirt Recordkeeping Rules ($$)

judge held Wednesday that Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act record keeping requirements apply to Native American entities, a blow for a group of tribally-owned cigarette distributors that sought a declaration that they do not have to comply with the r
Law360
added May 25, 2017 21:08
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