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[Missouri, New York] Seneca businessman charged in contraband cigarette case

Federal prosecutors in Missouri have charged a prominent Seneca Nation businessman with making illegal deals to buy nearly $500,000 worth of untaxed cigarettes from an undercover agent from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives. Wil
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 29, 2012 12:23
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[New York] NYC sues Seneca tobacco dealer who had challenged new federal cigarette trafficking law

claiming that the business has been flouting state and federal law by shipping thousands of packs into the city without paying state or local taxes or verifying the age of the buyer.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2012 00:27
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: First Nations’ chief taxman wants control of the pot tax

there are more than 20 pot dispensaries and at least 30 smoke shacks selling cheap cigarettes. The population of Tyendinaga is 2,124. Do the math. At the Six Nations Mohawk Territory, however, the largest First Nations reserve in Canada with a populati
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:45
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[New York] UPS Untaxed Cigarette Trafficking Liability: Increased Scrutiny onTobacco Companies

THE CASE’S DOWNSTREAM SIGNIFICANCE TO TOBACCO Although UPS’s compliance efforts came too late to avoid liability, the court’s discussion provides a glimpse into the increased scrutiny UPS has focused on tobacco companies. • Where UPS audits or
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:22
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29
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[New York] AGs concerned about Indian-tribe tobacco sales

Schneiderman and other state attorneys general are alarmed that federal enforcement of a law aimed at Indian-tribe tobacco sales might go up in smoke. The law in question is the PACT — Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking — Act, enacted in 2010.
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Mar 23, 2014 12:41
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FedEx Faces Legal Assault Over Cigarettes Sent to New Yorkers

New York City’s war on cigarettes continues by opening an unexpected new front, with a lawsuit accusing FedEx (FDX) of a racketeering conspiracy for helping a Long Island-based tobacco merchant skirt city and state tax laws by shipping cigarettes to cons
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 31, 2013 14:56
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Big Tobacco Must Pay New York $92M

The tobacco companies central claim is that New York failed to “diligently enforce” the law through its failure to collect taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales. The MSA requires participating states to enact and enforce a “qualifying escrow statut
Indian Country Today
added Sep 21, 2013 14:05
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[California] Black Hawk Tobacco Shop a state tax delinquent

Black Hawk Tobacco Shop Inc. operated four stores in Palm Springs and Cathedral City before they all closed around March 2010. At the time, owner Frederick McAllister was in the middle of a legal battle with the state Attorney General over claims that Bl
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Sep 12, 2013 11:42
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[Canada] Justices: Idaho can regulate tribal cigarette shipments

Idaho Supreme Court on Thursday bolstered the state's power to regulate cigarettes shipped to Indian-owned businesses with a ruling that concludes Native American sovereignty does not pre-empt state law in the matter. In their nine-page ruling, justices
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 15, 2013 19:31
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