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THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Plaintiffs-Appellees/Cross-Appellants v UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER... (PDF)

I. SMOKING DEVASTATES THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND BURDENS THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM...II. COLLECTING CIGARETTE TAXES IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY OF REDUCING SMOKING, ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUTH...III. THE DISTRICT COURT’S CIVIIL PENALTY AWARD AGAINST UPS IS CONSTITUTIONA
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:18
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New York State Asks Appeals Court To Uphold $247M Tobacco Verdict ($$)

New York state on Feb. 21 urged an appellate panel to uphold a federal judge’s $247 million verdict against the United Parcel Service (UPS), saying UPS had plenty of notice of the kind of damages the plaintiffs were seeking (The State of New York, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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[New York] Shocking moment a man jumps onto subway tracks, then starts smoking as the train passes over him before emerging completely unharmed and trying to walk away

A deranged man delayed a New York City train Monday morning by smoking a cigarette underneath it. Shocking cell phone footage shows the moment several commuters witnessed the man's antics under a B train that as it pulled into Grand Street in Manhattan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:39
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[New York] Cigarette kickbacks are burning small distributors

New York distributors of cigarettes and other candy store items...says the kickbacks are illegal because the state has what is called a fair trade law that sets the minimum price...rebating $1 or $2 a carton, the out-of-state distributors are breaking the
New York Post
added Feb 27, 2018 14:09
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[New York] NYC Health Department Launches New Anti-Smoking Campaign

Here in lies the importance of the new $670,000 citywide media campaign from NYC's Health Dept. The goal is to encourage "all New Yorkers to quit smoking, regardless of the number of times they’ve tried to stop." In New York City, 867,000 adults (13.1
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:46
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[New York] Bill being reintroduced would raise tobacco age in Westchester

A new bill being reintroduced by Westchester County legislators would ban people under 21 from buying tobacco products or e-cigarettes. Ten other counties in the state, including Orange and New York City, have implemented the ban. Democrat Catherine Bo
News 12
added Feb 26, 2018 22:46
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Sign of the times: State reports smoking down among several groups of adults

Much work remains to be done. But it’s good to be able to see the accomplishments made by those dedicated to eradicating cigarette use. We applaud everyone involved in this endeavor.
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Feb 26, 2018 20:33
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[New York] NY Asks 2nd Circ. To Affirm $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty ($$)

to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes from tribal lands, saying UPS’ request to drastically reduce its penalty was based on meritless claims of immunity. UPS has argued the maximum san
Law360
added Feb 24, 2018 00:16
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[New York] KHAKH: E-Cigarettes: A Shiny Alternative To Smoking?

“You cannot walk into a library on any college campus without seeing kids juuling,” Marisa Gerard ’20 said. Teens are not only becoming addicted to nicotine but are also falling into the trap of peer pressure. Often, having a JUUL can signify wealth, so
Cornell Daily Sun
added Feb 27, 2018 03:59
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1999: When Smokers in New York Made Their Last Stand

By 1995, the city was had begun conceding to nonsmokers, leaving the city’s unrepentant tobacco heads searching for chic night spots where they could puff in peace....Enter Circa Tabac... in 2014, he would cave to shifting tastes and remodel the space as
New York Times
added Feb 21, 2018 19:33
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