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Second Circuit — Cigarettes — Toxic Tort Accrual: Caronia v. Philip Morris USA

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Cigarettes — Toxic Tort Accrual Exposure — Implied Warranty of Merchantability Caronia v. Philip Morris USA 11-0316-cv Judges Kearse, Lohier and Droney Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the denial of their tort ...

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Feds raid Seneca territory

ALBANY — Witnesses say federal agents are conducting a raid on a warehouse on the Seneca Nation’s Cattaraugus reservation in western New York. John Kane, a radio broadcaster on the reservation, told The Associated Press that agents from the Bureau ...

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State begins tax collections on Indian cigarettes

ALBANY — After decades of delay, New York has started collecting taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products sold by Indian-operated companies. Inspections at 357 retailers by state and federal law enforcement led to seizures of almost 20,000 cartons of cigarettes ...

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NY and Senecas due in court on cigarette tax

A New York appeals court is set to consider the Seneca Indian Nation's latest challenge to New York state's plans to tax reservation cigarette sales to non-Indian customers. A hearing before the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court in Rochester is scheduled for today.

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Tribes return to court over cigarette tax

BUFFALO — The legal battle against New York's plans to tax most reservation cigarette sales continues in Buffalo. Lawyers for the St. Regis Mohawk tribe of northern New York and the Unkechauges of Long Island are scheduled ...

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