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[New York] Panel Upholds State Restrictions on Smoking in Parks

The Third Department has reversed a state Supreme Court justice's ruling that the restrictions the Cuomo administration imposed on outdoor smoking in state parks, historic sites and recreational areas was an impermissible usurpation of the state Legislat
New York Law Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 13:57
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[New York] City Sues Virginia Tobacco Dealer Over Cigarette Sales

New York City has brought what the New York City Law Department said is the city's first-ever lawsuit against an out-of-state store owner for conspiracy to distribute untaxed cigarettes in the city (See Complaint).
New York Law Journal
added Dec 18, 2014 07:21
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New York City becomes the largest U.S. city to raise the cigarette purchase age -- to 21

* The law is expected to go into effect early next year * Critics argue it will not make any difference to minors wanting to smoke, and that it will also hurt businesses
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:07
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New York Approves Law to Raise Tobacco-Purchasing Age to 21

The legal age for buying tobacco, including cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos, will rise to 21, from 18, under a bill adopted by the City Council and which Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has said he would sign. The new minimum age will
New York Times
added Oct 30, 2013 18:19
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[New York] Staten Islander among 16 accused in million $$ cigarette smuggling ring; officials probing possible ties to Middle East groups

A Staten Island man is one of 16 arrested in connection with a smuggling ring that flooded New York City and state with millions of cartons of untaxed, illegally imported cigarettes, officials said on Thursday. Authorities are investigating whether some
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added May 17, 2013 10:37
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[Canada] New York’s Claims Against Indian Companies Fail, Magistrate Judge Says ($$)

All claims by the State of New York alleging that two Indian enterprises are running a contraband cigarette ring that illegally brings millions of dollars’ worth of cigarettes into New York from Canada should be dismissed because the state fails to plausi
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 2, 2016 22:14
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[New York] When it came to cigarettes, Rochester was Peerless

we recall the time when Rochester was remarkable for its cigarettes. Yes, cigarettes. Credit that distinction, dubious or not, to William S. Kimball, whose story has been well told by several local historians, among them Blake McKelvey, Donovan Shilling,
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Oct 30, 2013 15:51
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[New York, Virginia] Bought Cigarettes in NY? You May Have Funded Terror

Police have uncovered a cigarette-smuggling operation whose proceeds may have gone to terrorist groups, they say. Sixteen Palestinians were indicted yesterday (and all but one arrested) in the East Coast effort, which saw some 1 million cartons of cigaret
WBZT.com
added May 17, 2013 23:11
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[New York] Resounding 'NO' to raising cigarette purchase age

New York Journal News
added Apr 29, 2013 14:43
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[New York] THOMPSON/SNYDER: Big Tobacco is suffocating Indians' cigarette business

The burgeoning Native American cigarette trade, so vital for the existence of many tribes, has become the setting for a David vs. Goliath battle among Native American small business owners, Big Tobacco and the U.S. government — and Big Tobacco is winning
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 10, 2016 02:08
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