Headlines Tagged with Tribes — 3,709 headlines found
snatched more than 12,000 cannabis plants from two farming operations on Native American land in California, which were allegedly financed by a Canadian Aboriginal tobacco tycoon....Jerry Montour, CEO of a large Canadian tobacco firm Grand River Enterpris
Jul 10, 2015 Vice.com
added Jul 11, 2015 10:12
Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Nov 28, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
The nation's high court rejected an appeal from a Canadian company that claimed the state couldn't collect payments for cigarettes sold to Indian tribal members. ... Without comment, the high court let stand a decision by the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appe
Dec 3, 2013 The Oklahoman
added Dec 4, 2013 05:28
Federal authorities say an Independence company has been part of a $4 million scheme to illegally sell cigarettes and avoid taxes. But they won't say who it is.
May 8, 2013 Independence (MO) Examiner
added May 8, 2013 12:48
State and federal agents swarmed a Native American smoke shop in Puyallup Wednesday, seizing scores of items.
Sep 20, 2012 KIRO/SeattleInsider.com Channel 7
added Sep 20, 2012 09:34
While non-smokers don't care, perhaps they should. The Ontario government is losing out on $700 million to $1.1 billion annually in taxes. Criminal gangs are involved in cigarette distribution across the province. Organized crime treats cigarette smuggli
May 19, 2017 Gangsterism Out Blog
added May 25, 2017 00:27
The data presented suggest that policies to tackle cigarette contraband introduced from the mid-2000s to late 2000s, at both federal and provincial levels, may have dampened the demand for contraband cigarettes.
Aug 22, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
Statement of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) “Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided and Evaded” / United States Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)
• Many Native American tribes and tribal retailers are abusing their sovereignty to evade state taxes on sales of tobacco. Such tribes and retailers abuse their ability to sell tax-free to their own members and expand those sales to non-members even thou
Jul 29, 2014 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 29, 2014 11:04
Provincial police have dealt a major blow to an illegal tobacco ring with links to both Italian and aboriginal organized crime. According to Sûreté du Québec Sgt. Mélanie Dumaresq, up to 400 officers were carrying out searches and making arrests across t
Apr 30, 2014 Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 30, 2014 12:28
[Kansas, Missouri, New York] 18 Indicted in $18 Million Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Cigarettes
An Independence, MO business owner and a Wichita, KS attorney are among 18 defendants who have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a more than $17 million, multi-state conspiracy to transport hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes
Aug 15, 2013 Kansas City infoZine
added Aug 16, 2013 01:23