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[Missouri, New York] Three Canadian Men Plead Guilty in KC to NY Contraband Cigarette Scheme

Three Canadian men pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to their roles in a $17 million scheme to transport hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes from the Kansas City, MO, area to the state of New York, where they were sold primar
Kansas City infoZine
added Jun 9, 2017 17:31
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[New York] Top 5 Pro-Vapor Comments Recently Debated by U.S. Politicians

The NY State Assembly Hearing held on May 17th included some of the most refreshing comments from Republican Politicians announcing proven facts and using scientific research data to support their arguments in favor of Vapor products. It was clearly grou
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:09
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[New York] Russians Charged With Racketeering (And Selling 10,000 Pounds Of Stolen Chocolate)

FBI announced on Wednesday charges against 27 people allegedly associated with a Russian crime syndicate... CS-1 offered Jikia and Marat-Uulu a percentage of the sale of those cigarettes in exchange for assistance in killing and robbing the business partn
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:43
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[New York] MORRIS: Smoking Bans Can Be Enforced Even Without a Smoking Gun

“The decision should not be taken to indicate that cooperatives and condominiums are off the hook for secondhand smoke claims,” the law firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell stated. “[They] may still risk significant liability if they do not ban or strictly regu
Habitat Magazine
added Jun 9, 2017 12:20
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[New York] KOZLOWSKI/HALL: Why the marijuana and tobacco policy camps are on very different paths

In the end, Kozlowski added, “The proper regulation of recreational drug products that have some adverse effects should be to restrict youth access, promote cessation of use in those who desire to quit, promote less-harmful modes of use by providing accu
University of Buffalo
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[New York] Members And Associates Of Russian Crime Syndicate Arrested For Racketeering, Extortion, Robbery, Murder-For-Hire Conspiracy, Fraud, Narcotics, And Firearms Offenses

ALEX FISHMAN, STEVEN FISHMAN, and MELNYK are charged in the Fishman Indictment with conspiring to transport and sell contraband cigarettes in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:12
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[New York] CASSESE: Don't let tobacco industry lure N.Y. teens with 'sweet treats'

We should be doing all we can to prevent kids from using any tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and cigars, and all tobacco products should be subject to FDA oversight to protect public health. Congress and the administration must act to protect ki
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Jun 5, 2017 20:46
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[New York] 19 Alleged Lucchese Mobsters Indicted In Major Mafia Bust

The violence allegedly occurred in connection with a vast range of illegal business ventures, including... the sale of untaxed cigarettes.
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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[New York] Alleged Street Boss And Underboss Of La Cosa Nostra Family Charged With Murder And Racketering Offenses In White Plains Federal Court

along with other members and associates of La Cosa Nostra, committed a wide array of crimes in connection with their association with the mafia, including murder...and trafficking in contraband cigarettes.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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[Virginia] NEW YORK TAX EVASION CASE SHOWS THAT STATE ATTEMPTS TO BAN ‘BUTTLEGGING’ AREN’T JUST SMOKE AND MIRRORS

The UPS case illustrates “how far some companies must go to police the activities of their customers in an era when online sales have greatly increased the number of packages being shipped,” in the words of Bloomberg News’ Erik Larson. The March opinion
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:37
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