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[New York] State struggling with cigarette smuggling

Just weeks after the state imposed a $600 per carton penalty on smuggled cigarettes, the problem of bootlegging is worse than ever, Sen. Tony Avella (D-Queens) said Friday. "The fact that 60 percent of all cigarettes sold in New York were smuggled in fro
The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Aug 6, 2013 14:25
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[New York] Despite ruling, N.Y. holding seized Indian cigarettes

New York officials are holding a truckload of untaxed Indian-made cigarettes they seized, challenging the recent order of a state judge who said the state had to give them back.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2012 15:01
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Hefty tobacco tax increase invites black market sales

The clear implication is that a strong black market for cigarettes exists in New York State. A bootlegger could easily stuff 50 cases of Virginia cigarettes into a van... Let’s make this the last increase on cigarette taxes in Pennsylvania. If the additi
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jul 25, 2016 20:45
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[New York] Teens beat bartender, patrons over cigarettes

The couple, a 44-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man, told police they were outside the bar between Third and Fourth avenues at 8:45 pm, arguing with a pack of six teenage goons who were upset that the couple wouldn't give them cigarettes.
The Brooklyn (NY) Paper
added Sep 23, 2015 20:16
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[New York] State Parks "considering an appeal" of smoking ban decision

Now, the parks department is evaluating its next step, according to a statement issued by the agency Friday.
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Oct 11, 2013 18:49
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[New York] Smoking ban on city of Canandaigua's October agenda

A law that would ban tobacco use within 100 feet of public playgrounds in the city of Canandaigua will be introduced during the Oct. 3 City Council meeting. The ordinance is the result of more than 17 months worth of discussion on a potential smoking ba
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Sep 22, 2013 12:39
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[Missouri, New York] Local company involved in cigarette fraud scheme

Federal authorities say an Independence company has been part of a $4 million scheme to illegally sell cigarettes and avoid taxes. But they won't say who it is.
Independence (MO) Examiner
added May 8, 2013 12:48
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[Georgia, New York] CC Sabathia: Not smoking a blunt in photo — it’s just a cigar

CC Sabathia and his family didn’t give in to what appeared to be an extortion plot Saturday morning. A photographer took a picture of Sabathia on the balcony of the St. Regis Atlanta hotel Friday or Saturday and shopped it to outlets by saying the Yankees
New York Post
added Aug 31, 2015 11:46
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[New York] TRUTH® CELEBRATES SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY MOVE TO TOBACCO-FREE

Syracuse University officially became a tobacco-free campus today. The award-winning truth campaign is celebrating this victory in a new online video and launching an online petition... Targeting college campuses makes sense: 94 percent of smokers start b
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 1, 2015 15:26
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[Europe, USA, New York] Circuit Declines En Banc Review of RJR Nabisco Ruling

Second Circuit judges who argued against allowing the European Community to pursue civil racketeering claims against RJR Nabisco for an alleged global money laundering conspiracy have lost their bid to have the full court decide the issue. A majority of t
New York Law Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 11:00
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