Finding No Federal Question, Judge Remands California's Tobacco Tax Suit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A California federal judge has granted remand of tobacco excise tax evasion and unfair business practice claims to state court, saying in an opinion filed May 15 that the state's complaint raised no federal question (People of the State of California, et al v. Darren Paul Rose, No. 2:13-cv-00675, E.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69382).

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