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Senecas Ask President Obama to Veto the PACT Act

Tweet The Leaders of Seneca Tribal Nation declared that the recently passed PACT (Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking) Act as an outrageous violation of their rights. In case the Act is legally signed by President Barack Obama, it will ban Tribal cigarette business from shipping tobacco by the U.S. Postal Service, what would result in laying off more than 1.000 tribal and non-tribal workers. Barry Snyder, Seneca Nation Leader claimed that the PACT ... Jump to full article >>

PACT Act Passes Congress

Tweet Roughly one week after the U.S. Senate unanimously passed its version of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act (PACT Act), the U.S. House passed that version in a 387-25 vote, sending the proposal to President Barack Obama for action. The PACT Act would prohibit the U.S. Postal Service from delivering cigarettes ordered over the Internet, in an effort to lessen tax evasion and youth access to tobacco. The bill — which originally p ... Jump to full article >>