NEW YORK — When Congress passed a law in 2009 effectively banning mail-order deliveries of cigarettes, it was expected to snuff out entrepreneurs on New York's Indian reservations who were selling millions of cartons, tax-free, to consumers in high-tax states.
But the law, called the Prevent...
BY JENNIFER PALMER email@example.com | Updated: Sun, Nov 24, 2013
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's office has been working to renegotiate contracts with each of the state's American Indian tribes regarding tax collected on tobacco sales. One tribe isn't happy with its deal and filed suit this week in federal court.
BY JENNIFER PALMER firstname.lastname@example.org | Updated: Tue, Nov 19, 2013
The Comanche Nation on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma and the governor's office, claiming other tribes are receiving “more favorable terms” in their tobacco tax compacts.