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[New York] Clashing Visions for Old Rail Bed (Just Don’t Call It the High Line of Queens)

a ghost rail bed — which came into the city’s hands thanks to a careless cigarette smoker ... destroyed by a fire after an unextinguished cigarette was tossed from a train window. The damage was estimated at $1 million. The railroad, then in bankruptcy, c
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:20
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[New York] 3 Officers Are Shot in Greenwich Village; Fugitive Is Killed

A man wanted on child molestation charges in California who was working in a Greenwich Village smoke shop shot and wounded two federal marshals and a New York City police detective on Monday afternoon before they fired back, killing him... A gun battle be
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 03:05
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Is A Cigarette Pouch Poised To Be New York Fashion Week's Hottest New Accessory?

streetwear brand CLSC has teamed up with Lu Rosa Co. on a pebble grain, made-in-Italy leather pouch and lighter holder for all the style conscious smokers out there. This is probably the hottest new accessory you'll see New York Fashion Week. After all, w
GQ Magazine
added Jul 29, 2014 19:38
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New York City Set to Implement Law Banning Tobacco Discounts as Tobacco Companies End Legal Challenge

Tobacco companies have abandoned their legal challenge to New York City’s innovative new law prohibiting tobacco discounting schemes, as they chose not to appeal a federal court ruling that upheld the law. The deadline for the tobacco companies to appeal
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2014 12:59
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VIDEO: A New York City Smokers' Group Suing to End E-Cigarette Ban in Restaurants and Bars - Hit & Run

On Tuesday the New York City based smokers' group Citizens Lobying Against Smoker Harassment filed a lawsuit against the ban on e-cigarettes in restaurants and bars. For more on this topic watch the Reason TV short titled Thank You for Vaping: Liberta
Reason Magazine
added Jul 27, 2014 18:50
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[New York] When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage

Teicher featured nine of the photographs from “Upstate Girls” in a post initially titled “Life Below the Poverty Line, Troy, N.Y.”...The comments were harsh. Many expressed outrage that Kayla would smoke while holding her baby. (This photograph, singled
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2014 15:40
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[New York] Death of a Man in Custody Adds Fuel to a Dispute Over a Policing Strategy

officers had tangled with Mr. Garner time and time again, arresting him for selling untaxed cigarettes ...another shop owner, acknowledged giving up on selling cigarettes because there were so many men, like Mr. Garner, who could undercut him on the sidew
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2014 02:38
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[New York] Staten Island man dies after NYPD cop puts him in chokehold — SEE THE VIDEO

A 400-pound asthmatic Staten Island dad died Thursday after a cop put him in a chokehold and other officers appeared to slam his head against the sidewalk,...Police officials said Garner had a history of arrests for selling untaxed cigarettes. Cops said t
New York Daily News
added Jul 18, 2014 15:45
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[New York] Watch the NYPD Choke a Guy to Death Over Alleged Black Market Cigarettes - Hit & Run

Watch the video here. Reason writers have repeatedly made note that skyrocketing cigarette taxes have increased the size and scope of the black market for the little cancer sticks. Read about it here.
Reason Magazine
added Jul 18, 2014 15:43
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[New York] STATEN ISLAND CIGARETTE-SELLING SUSPECT DIES WHILE BEING ARRESTED

Police on Staten Island are launching an investigation after a suspect died while being arrested. Authorities say say 43-year-old Eric Garner had a heart attack as officers attempted to arrest him for illegally selling cigarettes.
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Jul 18, 2014 15:41
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