Also apologies that I've had so little time to post the past few weeks, I've been in the middle of starting a new temp job. Hopefully when it ends in the fall, I may have slightly more time to update this blog. We'll see, crossing fingers!
Now some articles on this story:
http://www.wben.com/American-Cancer-Society-Getting-Involved-in-Cigare/8063994 (ACS should really mind their own business, and stay out of this case)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/02/nyregion/02cigarettes.html (NY state appellate court imposing injunction, expanding Judge Arcara's limited injunction to all NY tribes)
http://www.buffalonews.com/city/article177382.ece (federal court injunction when Judge Arcara only issued an injunction against NY state collecting the tax at Seneca and Cayuga tribal stores, article 1)http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/08/federal_judge_blocks_implement.html (federal court injunction, article 2)
http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/08/after_ny_tax_hikes_indian_shop.html (this was published just over a month into NY state's July 1st $1.60 cig tax increase from $2.75 to $4.35, but before NY state was supposed to start enforcing collecting the state tax on Indian Reservations as of September 1st, only to see an appellate court issue an injunction against NY state doing this)