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[New York] Lawmakers raise minimum price of cigarettes, slash number of tobacco sellers

Lawmakers passed legislation designed to hike the minimum price of a pack by $2.50, slash the number of tobacco sellers and ban the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies. The bills are waiting for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature. The seven bills are designe
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:21
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New York City Passes Sweeping Package of Bills to Further Reduce Tobacco Use

City Council approved a sweeping package of legislation introduced in April by Mayor Bill de Blasio and members of the Council that will increase the price and reduce the availability...New York City will again be a national leader in fighting tobacco use
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:25
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[New York] Council to Vote on Enhanced Tenant Protections Including the Stand for Tenant Safety Act and Reforms to Tenant Harassment Proceedings

Introduction:1544-B...establish a 10% tax on tobacco products other than cigarettes...1547-A,...cap the number of cigarette and tobacco retailers at half the number...1131-B...prohibit the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies...1532-A... institute a lic
New York City: NYC.gov
added Aug 10, 2017 00:07
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[New York] Judge Allows Couple’s Refund Claim To Proceed Based On Treaty Language

A New York couple can continue their pursuit of a refund for federal income tax and penalties paid for the sale of gravel from their Indian reservation property based on a liberal construction of two treaties, a New York federal judge held Aug. 4 in denyi
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 8, 2017 20:33
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[New York] Port North raises tobacco age to 21

Port Washington North trustees approved a law Thursday that raises the minimum age for the sale of tobacco products and devices within village grounds to 21. The board of trustees also passed a second law, sponsored by Mayor Bob Weitzner, that prohibits
The Island Now (Williston Park, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:36
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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[New York] Smokers Could Turn to Vaping If FDA Regulates Nicotine

The FDA’s initiative may upend the $130 billion American tobacco industry. It’s also likely to set off a ferocious lobbying and legal war in Washington, and push the cigarette industry to develop products that rely less on burning carcinogenic tobacco an
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 19:22
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[New York] SULLUM: Uncle Sam calls truce in the war on e-cigs

the FDA also signaled a new receptiveness to vaping as a harm-reducing alternative to smoking, which suggests this reprieve could turn into a commutation. That would be good news for smokers who want to quit and for anyone sincerely interested in helping
New York Post
added Aug 10, 2017 03:57
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[New York] Tiny Biotech's Tobacco Tinkering Makes It a Rare Winner

tiny 22nd Century Group Inc. has something that’s suddenly in high demand -- it grows tobacco plants with just 3 percent of the nicotine in typical tobacco plans. As stocks of cigarette giants plunged over the past week, 22nd Century’s shares are up 70 pe
Bloomberg News
added Aug 5, 2017 21:32
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[New York] Treaties May Absolve Tribal Member Of Taxes, Judge Rules ($$)

A New York federal judge handed the IRS its second defeat in a lawsuit from a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians ... ... summary order dealt with cigarettes made from tobacco brought onto Seneca land, and not the products from...
Law360
added Aug 5, 2017 21:07
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