Another Okla. tribe agrees to tobacco compact
Friday, October 10, 2003

The Iowa Tribe has agreed to a new tobacco compact, Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry (D) said on Thursday.

The announcement brings to four the number of tribes who have argred to share more revenues with the state. The Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole nations formally signed the compact on Wednesday.

Several tribal leaders have said their smoke shops will be put out of business under the new agreement.

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Iowa Tribe agrees to compact (The Native American Times 10/9)
Iowa Tribe 4th in state to sign pact (The Oklahoman 10/10
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