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Court Rules Big Tobacco Must Pay New York $92 Million


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NATIVE AMERICAN NEWS, POLITICS, native americannews, budget shortfalls, obama, news, ethics, usa, u.s., politics )

Cal
- 307 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Big Tobacco companies are required to pay New York State $92 million even though the state failed to collect taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales since 2003, according to Buffalo News.



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Robert O. (12)
Monday September 23, 2013, 4:24 pm
Thanks Cal.
 

tasunka m. (333)
Monday September 23, 2013, 4:38 pm
Something stinks
Ty Cal
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 1:04 am
Big Tobacco is responsible for more illnesses and deaths than just about other industry. They've created a product that's highly addictive, ensuring a constant flow of customers, and then expect insurance companies, the government and taxpayers to foot the medical bills that result from their highly profitable product. Let THEM pay! I lost my father at an early age to the tobacco industry, and my son started smoking when he was a teenager and hasn't been able (or willing) to stop --which causes me a tremendous amount of worry and stress. Big Tobacco deserve all the fines and law suits they're subjected to --and then some!
 
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