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[New York] Elmhurst man busted for trying to deliver untaxed cigarettes to a store in Flushing

was booked earlier this month for attempting to deliver more than 180 cartons of untaxed cigarettes to a Flushing store for eventual sale, prosecutors announced on Thursday. Minyan Zhu, 30, of 80th Street was busted on March 22 as a result of an enforcem
QNS.com (Queens, NY)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Pair charged with smuggling non-taxed cigarettes

Police say two men sold untaxed cigarettes in Luzerne and Columbia Counties. Police say the two would meet at a Weis parking lot here in the Back Mountain, and then drive to the Tonawanda Reservation near Buffalo, New York. Then, after buying up huge quan
WOLF FOX56 (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46
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[New York] State Senate considers bill to increase tobacco age to 21

The state Senate is considering a bill that, if approved, would raise the age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 statewide. The bill -- along with another piece of legislation that will include e-cigarettes under the Clean Indoor Air Act umbrella -- is being
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:45
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[New York] Bill Restricting Tobacco Use in State Advances in Senate

Two bills that would place new restrictions on tobacco and nicotine use in New York advanced in the State Senate on Tuesday to the cheers of anti-smoking advocates. "We think that senators heard our message loud and clear," said Julie Hart with the Amer
Time Warner Cable News
added Apr 26, 2017 12:44
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[Australia, New York] Big Hike in Cigarette Tax Hurts Low-Income People

review of the literature concludes that very large cigarette tax increases unintentionally harm the most vulnerable in society: smokers who are homeless, very low income, and/or suffer from mental illness, according to Katherine T. Hirono, MPH, of the Cen
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2017 16:47
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[New York] Giovino named fellow of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Leading tobacco researcher and UB faculty member Gary A. Giovino has been named a member of the inaugural class of fellows of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT). The SRNT describes fellowship status as a “distinction conferred by t
University of Buffalo
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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New York City Wants Higher Cigarette Taxes

Dr. Mary Bassett is New York City’s commissioner of health. She said, “As a former smoker, I know how hard it is to quit. These bills will make it less likely that New Yorkers will start smoking and easier for New Yorkers who smoke to quit.”
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:34
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[New York] De Blasio quarrels with callers critical of Crown Heights homeless shelter, raising minimum price of cigarettes

“If the only joy in a person’s life is smoking a cigarette when they get home from work after a hard day, who are you to take that away?” the caller asked. The mayor argued he sees it as a question of public health rather than individual rights. “Taxpa
New York Daily News
added Apr 21, 2017 20:39
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[New York] Sullivan raising tobacco purchase age to 21, starting Sept. 1

Sullivan became the latest county to bar the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. The vote Thursday by the full Legislature passed 8-to-1, with Democratic District 3 Legislator Mark McCarthy casting the “no” vote.
Middletown (NY) Times Herald-Record
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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[New York] Smokeless Tobacco Is Gone From the Ballpark, but Not the Clubhouse

Although similar laws against use of smokeless tobacco now also extend to 12 other major league stadiums outside New York, there is no real evidence as of yet that the use of the substance is being closely monitored in clubhouses or that any players are b
New York Times
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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