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[New York] Cigarette Trafficker to Face RICO Sentencing

From 1999 to 2004, Rodney Morrison sold more than $138 million in untaxed cigarettes at the Peace Pipe Smoke Shop on the Unkechauge Indian Nation's Poospatuck Indian Reservation, in Mastic, N.Y. Morrison knew that at least some of his big cust
Courthouse News
added Jul 20, 2012 11:28
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[New York] Clearing the smoke at hookah parlors

The City Council’s Committee on Health last Thursday heard testimony on four pieces of legislation, including one that would add nontobacco shisha to the city’s Smoke-Free Air Act, but would allow existing hookah bars to continue operating as long as the
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Mar 4, 2016 01:51
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[New York] FedEx To Ban Shipments of Tobacco

The Cigar Authority has reached out to IPCPR and spoke with Matt Dogali via email where it has been confirmed that starting January 1st, 2016 that FedEx will no longer ship tobacco products. The reason stated for such a ban stems from a lawsuit in which
The Cigar Authority
added Sep 22, 2015 17:32
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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] 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
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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