Headlines Tagged with Tribes — 3,695 headlines found
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
Smokers’ use of contraband tobacco is pervasive and growing in Ontario, according to new study. Dave Bryans, of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said that 32.8% of the cigarette butts collected in the study were from illegal sources — a
Nov 28, 2016 Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:48
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
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 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
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
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
Apr 3, 2013 Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 3, 2013 09:49