Headlines Tagged with Tribes — 3,685 headlines found
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 Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) published a draft law last week that would create a commission to oversee every aspect of the industry. ... tobacco traders are looking to legitimize their business in hopes of avoiding future conflicts with police.
Jul 28, 2014 Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 28, 2014 22:25
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
[Canada, Georgia, New York] Native American-Owned Tobacco Company Settles Suit With Tobacco Distributor ($$)
A Native American-owned tobacco company on Jan. 9 dismissed its suit in Georgia federal court against a cigarette distributor that sold expired cigarettes to retailers without the manufacturer’s permission after the parties agreed to a confidential settl
Jan 11, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Jan 11, 2017 21:44
A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
Sep 12, 2016 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34
Police forces on both sides of the Canada-U. S. border have dealt a major blow to an illegal tobacco ring that they say was linked to the Mafia... Residents of Kahnawake said it was the first time they'd heard police refer to "aboriginal organized crime"
May 14, 2014 Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 15, 2014 10:25
The suit, filed at a federal court in Manhattan, accuses FedEx of knowingly violating the terms of a 2006 settlement with New York's attorney general in which the company agreed to stop all deliveries of mail-order cigarettes to state residents.
Dec 30, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2013 06:09
Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act, didn’t stop everybody. As recently as last spring, one group of about 20 website operators on Seneca Nation territory was still delivering 1.7 tons of untaxed cigarettes a week to destinations around the United Stat
Dec 2, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 3, 2013 14:06
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
New York’s failure to impose excise taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales does not relax the financial obligation of the nation’s largest tobacco company under a landmark 1998 settlement by the cigarette industry and 46 states, a three-judge arbitra
Sep 12, 2013 Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 12, 2013 12:10