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Oneida Nation faces hearing on county smoking law


The Oneida Nation faces an April 27 hearing for allegedly violating the no-smoking law in Oneida County, New York.

The tribe was cited for allowing smoking in public places, namely the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. The resort is located on land that hasn't been taken into trust.

The tribe is asking the county for a waiver, saying other businesses have been granted them. The tribe also wants to negotiate a compact, but says the county won't sit down to talk.

Get the Story:
Smoking hearing set at Turning Stone (The Utica Observer-Dispatch 4/17)

Relevant Links:
Oneida Nation, New York - http://www.oneida-nation.net

Sherrill v. Oneida Nation Decision:
Syllabus | Opinion [Ginsburg] | Concurrence [Souter] | Dissent [Stevens]

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