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New York City Council Takes Bold Action to Further Reduce Smoking

These measures will build on New York City’s global leadership in the fight against tobacco and continue the city’s progress in reducing smoking.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 4, 2013 12:02
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[New York] Reynolds Asks 2nd Circ. To Quash $24M Tobacco Verdict ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Monday asked the Second Circuit to reverse a $24 million judgment awarded to a woman who developed throat cancer after years of smoking Salem cigarettes, saying the district court had blocked Reynolds from presenting potential
Law360
added Aug 22, 2012 02:09
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[New York] William Thourlby, the Marlboro Man, Spends His Time Alone

IN the 1950s William Thourlby squinted at America from billboards and invited smokers to Marlboro Country.
New York Times
added Aug 5, 2012 20:30
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[Canada, Georgia, New York] Native American-Owned Tobacco Company Settles Suit With Tobacco Distributor ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Jan. 9 dismissed its suit in Georgia federal court against a cigarette distributor that sold expired cigarettes to retailers without the manufacturer’s permission after the parties agreed to a confidential settl
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 11, 2017 21:44
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[New York] City Wins Tobacco Lawsuit

"This is a huge victory for the City's comprehensive efforts to reduce tobacco usage in the City," stated Nicholas Ciappetta, senior counsel at the New York City Law Department. "The restrictions will reduce the consumption of these highly addictive and
The Epoch Times English Version
added Jun 19, 2014 03:20
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[Canada, USA, New York, North Carolina] Police deal blow to tobacco smuggling ring

Police forces on both sides of the Canada-U. S. border have dealt a major blow to an illegal tobacco ring that they say was linked to the Mafia... Residents of Kahnawake said it was the first time they'd heard police refer to "aboriginal organized crime"
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 15, 2014 10:25
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[New York] NYC sues FedEx over cigarette deliveries

The suit, filed at a federal court in Manhattan, accuses FedEx of knowingly violating the terms of a 2006 settlement with New York's attorney general in which the company agreed to stop all deliveries of mail-order cigarettes to state residents.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2013 06:09
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[New York] Officials: Cigarette-smuggling ring in East Coast may have terror link

A cigarette smuggling scheme that cost New York state millions of dollars in sales tax revenue may have raised funds for militant groups, authorities said. Sixteen Palestinian men, some with ties to convicted terrorists, were indicted Thursday in the all
CNN
added May 17, 2013 23:47
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New York City Prevails in CCTA Claim Against Tribal Merchant

Last month, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York held that three Indian smoke shops are required to pay over $10 million in taxes to New York City for trafficking untaxed cigarettes.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 25, 2013 16:46
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[New York] Smoking: Weight watchers | Bad news for advocates of higher cigarette taxes

Bloomberg may well be right to push for more bans. A new paper by Abel Brodeur of the Paris School of Economics, based on extensive surveys in America, suggests that bans on smoking are not just effective but actually make smokers happier. By not allowing
The Economist
added Apr 15, 2013 08:31
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