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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

[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

[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


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.
added Jul 18, 2014 15:41

[New York] Staten Island Man Dies After Police Try to Arrest Him

Eric Garner, 43, went into cardiac arrest as he was being placed into custody ...he had been arrested numerous times, mostly recently in May on charges of illegal cigarette sales. Mr. Garner weighed well over 300 pounds, the police said.
New York Times
added Jul 18, 2014 11:53

[New York] NYPD: Man dies from heart attack during arrest

a man has died from a heart attack after officers attempted to arrest him on Staten Island...the man was in his 40s and had previous arrests for selling untaxed cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2014 19:08

[New York] State confiscating thousands of illegal cigarettes

state task force cracking down on illegal cigarette sales is kicking major butt. In just months, the Cigarette Strike Task Force has confiscated 12,236 cartons of illegal smokes, 254,873 illegal cigars, 20,061 pounds of loose tobacco and 24,773 counterfei
New York Post
added Jul 15, 2014 04:19

[New York] rnor Governor Cuomo Announces New Cigarette Strike Force Seizes Nearly $1.7 Million in Contraband and Cash Within First 6 Months

“Cigarette smugglers should be on notice – our administration will not stand for those who break the law and steal from taxpayers,” Governor Cuomo said. “With 36 separate interventions since January, our Cigarette Strike Force is aggressively cracking do
New York Office of the Governor
added Jul 14, 2014 22:55

[New York] Hanging out at a hookah lounge: smoke, music and belly dancing

PT: Is there nicotine in hookah tobacco? AA: There’s 0.05 percent per kilo. That’s less than half a percent. The whole thing about this is it’s like a cigar. When you smoke hookah, you don’t do it for the purpose of smoking. A lot of people don’t even i
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 13, 2014 06:36
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