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Idaho considers taxing reservation cigarette sales

Tweet BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Relationships among Idaho’s five recognized Indian tribes and descendants of white settlers who settled the state are once again the focus at the 2011 Legislature, with Republican lawmakers starting a push to tax cigarettes sold on Indian reservations — over tribal objections. House Speaker Lawerence Denney, R-Midvale, said Wednesday his bill will help prevent Idaho residents from traveling to reservations just ... Jump to full article >>