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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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[New York] On World No Smoking Day, this is how to eliminate cigarettes

This means that tobacco sales would drop by 3.5% if tobacco prices increased by 5% - a level that social medicine expert Michael Kunze believes realistic. "A (5% price increase is a) level that is acceptable to all parties: to us doctors, because a lot
New York Daily News
added May 31, 2017 16:07
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[New York] On World No Smoking Day, this is how to eliminate cigarettes

This means that tobacco sales would drop by 3.5% if tobacco prices increased by 5% - a level that social medicine expert Michael Kunze believes realistic. "A (5% price increase is a) level that is acceptable to all parties: to us doctors, because a lot
New York Daily News
added May 31, 2017 16:07
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[New York] THOMAS: Take it from a cardiologist: Tobacco sales should be restricted to 21 and over

As a health-care provider, it is my job to speak out to break the cycle of tobacco addiction, and that’s exactly what legislation that’s been proposed to raise the age of sale for tobacco products in New York would do — and our lawmakers have just a few w
New York Journal News
added May 31, 2017 00:37
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[New York] Judge Orders UPS to Pay $247 Million for Illegally Shipping Cigarettes

“A very significant award” was necessary because of the public health hazard posed by cigarettes and as a deterrent to future bad conduct, said Judge Katherine B. Forrest of Federal District Court in Manhattan. In her opinion, Judge Forrest wrote that th
New York Times
added May 27, 2017 17:45
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[New York] Federal Judge Orders UPS To Pay More Than $240M For Shipping Untaxed Cigarettes ($$)

after finding in March that UPS knowingly shipped cigarettes to unauthorized sellers and on behalf of those sellers to residents in New York (
Lexis Nexis
added May 27, 2017 17:18
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[New York] Judge: UPS Must Pay $247M to NYC and State in Cigarette Case

Forrest handed down the penalty after finding the company liable in a civil case in federal court in Manhattan in March, saying the company ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations,
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2017 01:21
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[New York] U.S. court fines UPS $247 million over illegal cigarette shipments

judge ordered United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) to pay nearly $247 million (191.8 million pounds) in damages and penalties for "illegally shipping" large volumes of untaxed cigarettes in New York state and City, a court filing showed on Thursday.
Reuters
added May 26, 2017 12:54
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