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[New York] UPS Loses N.Y. Trial Over Reservations' Untaxed Cigarettes

“Perfection was never required, but more should and could have been done,” Forrest wrote in a 218-page decision after a trial that also praised UPS for making changes since being sued. The company has “transformed itself from a willfully blind actor to o
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments

"UPS largely relied on its size and weak internal procedures to excuse blatantly culpable conduct," she wrote. "But there were many, many people within UPS who consciously avoided the truth, for years." The state and city had sought more than $872 milli
Reuters
added Mar 25, 2017 17:49
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[New York] UPS Loses N.Y. Trial Over Reservations' Untaxed Cigarettes

to have turned a blind eye to shipments of untaxed cigarettes to New Yorkers from American Indian reservations that undermined anti-smoking efforts. The state seeks more than $800 million in damages for lost tax revenue. U.S. District Judge Katherine B. F
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2017 17:48
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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

liable in a 2015 lawsuit filed by New York City and New York state that accused it of having a corporate culture that favored sales opportunities over a responsibility to following regulations helping New York enforce tax law.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 17:11
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Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

Meanwhile, not a single fund in the database mentions cigarettes or e-cigarettes as a focus area. That could lead startups developing vaping gear or other products that could conceivably be used for either pot or tobacco to play up the cannabis angle.
TechCrunch
added Mar 27, 2017 03:47
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New York C-Stores Fight Massive Shift in Cigar Tax

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is fighting Governor Cuomo's budget recommendation to change the method of taxing cigars from a percentage of wholesale value to 45 cents per cigar.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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E-Cigs Given Safety Parameters / UL accepting devices for battery evaluation, testing

A major safety science organization, UL, will now accept product submittals of electronic cigarettes for construction evaluation, testing and North American certification. A testing process numbered UL 8139 will specifically evaluate the safety of the el
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:47
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Cigarettes: Blue Skies, For Now

While the longer-term forecast for cigarettes and the tobacco category at large may remain uncertain, those looking at 2017 see stability and, as a result, speak optimistically about the coming months.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:47
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[North Carolina] Old Cigarette Machines Get a New Life as Art

Today, Whittington's refurbished cigarette machines – dubbed Art-o-mats – have taken on its own cult status with locations around the world. More than 61,000 pieces of art about the size of a cigarette pack were sold in 2016.
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:57
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22nd Century Produces Zero THC Industrial Hemp at Anandia Labs

the Company’s research collaboration with strategic partner Anandia Laboratories, Inc. in Vancouver, Canada, has resulted in new industrial hemp plants that have zero tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the principal psychoactive constituent in cannabis. “We are
Business Wire
added Mar 23, 2017 17:55
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