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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

[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

[New York] FDA’s costly new rules may sink local ‘vape’ shops

The clock is ticking for the more than 130 small “vape” shops in Western New York that the federal government now wants to treat like tobacco manufacturers. When sweeping new Food and Drug Administration rules go into effect next month, local shops will
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40

[New York] A Humane Revolution

IN 1903, New Yorkers executed an elephant on Coney Island, effectively torturing her to death. Accounts vary a bit, but it seems Topsy was a circus elephant who had been abused for years and then killed a man who had burned her on the trunk with a cigar
New York Times
added May 16, 2016 14:45

Court rules tobacco companies must pay New York State $92 million

New York’s failure to impose excise taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales does not relax the financial obligation of the nation’s largest tobacco company under a landmark 1998 settlement by the cigarette industry and 46 states, a three-judge arbitra
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 12, 2013 12:10

[Missouri, Nebraska, New York] ATF sting targets smuggled smokes

The result of the sting? A $17 million conspiracy unraveled, and 18 people indicted, including the one-time warehouse distribution manager for Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska. Federal prosecutors say that t
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Aug 16, 2013 02:16

[New York] NY indoor smoking ban has changed much in 10 years

Business returned quickly, but most operators didn't get the bump in business that anti-smokers predicted. ... "People lost their jobs and lost their businesses," said association Executive Director Scott Wexler. "But in the long term, it did not have th
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2013 03:20

[New York] Judge snuffs bootleg Indian’s cheap cigs

A member of an upstate Indian tribe has been told to butt out of the discount- cigarette business after admitting he sold more than 10,000 bootleg smokes to city residents. A judge ordered Robert Gordon of the Seneca Nation of Indians to stop selling unt
New York Post
added May 24, 2013 11:38

[New York, Oklahoma] ATF raid seizes Seneca-Cayuga cigarettes and $500,000 in N.Y. raid

The raid came as the result of complaints filed in May 2012 with the ATF in New York and a lengthy investigation. “We received a complaint about this particular store and the volume of untaxed cigarettes they were selling in contrast with other stores in
Miami (OK) News-Record
added Jan 18, 2013 06:54

[New York] 5-Year-Olds With Cigarettes: Glamorous or Hideous?

Frieke Janssens does not want you to hate smoking. For Smoking Kids, an exhibit running from January 10 through February 8 at New York's VII gallery, the Belgian photographer placed cigarettes in the hands of children, most of them ages 4, 5, and 6. In
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 10, 2013 10:47
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