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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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IRVING: SMOKESCREEN Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the Inventor of ‘Alternative Facts’

an industrial scale exercise in the promotion of an alternative scientific reality. It involved not just alternative facts but an entire body of false scientific... Hill & Knowlton outlined a four-point strategy to deal with scientific critics: “(a) smear
The Daily Beast
added Mar 25, 2017 17:01
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[California] Survey: E-cigarettes, alcopops plentiful in Marin

more Marin stores are selling flavored, non-cigarette tobacco products, according to a new statewide survey. The survey also found that nearly 63 percent of Marin stores that sell alcohol are selling alcopops — flavored alcoholic beverages that appeal to
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[California] George Russell: E-cigs, alcopops plentiful in Marin

There has been a significant increase in the number of Marin stores selling electronic smoking devices over the past three years, and more Marin stores are selling flavored, non-cigarette tobacco products, according to a new statewide survey. The survey
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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Burning Issues for Cigars

made the cigar segment a consistent performer in the other tobacco products (OTP) category. In turn, cigars, little cigars and cigarillos have come under increased scrutiny from regulatory bodies. The latest development occurred in 2016. Because of the de
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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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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