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[New York] Big bust of smuggling ring unlikely to stem flow of illegal smokes

The city is now the nation's capital for tobacco smuggling. Nearly 57% of all cigarettes smoked here are carted in from out of state, the highest rate in the country, according to Tax Foundation data. Widespread bootlegging deprives the city and state of
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 5, 2018 17:54
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[New York] Editorial: Ban tobacco sales in drugstores

The TV networks survived the loss of tobacco revenue, and drugstores will, too. It’s time for them to stop profiting off of smokers’ unhealthy, sometimes lethal, habits.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 5, 2018 18:00
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[New York] Sweeping anti-tobacco law picks up support from Erie County lawmakers

Health advocates have rallied around the Public Health Protection Act, the most sweeping anti-smoking legislation seriously considered by the County Legislature in over a decade. The proposed law — a collection of three distinct measures individually int
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 2, 2018 17:23
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[New York] Man Avoids Jail Time for House Fire That Killed Son

A western New York man who started a house fire that killed his 7-year-old son after lighting a cigarette with a blowtorch was sentenced to probation.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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[New York] Yonkers man among 17 people accused of untaxed-cigarette trafficking operation

A Yonkers man is among 17 people who have been indicted for alleged tax fraud and money laundering in an operation that trafficked untaxed cigarettes on the East Coast, the New York State Attorney General said. Alaa Alsaidi, 24, of Yonkers and the other
New York Journal News
added Dec 1, 2018 20:35
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[New York] Hudson Valley Man Charged In Huge Cigarette Trafficking Takedown

Alaa Alsaidi, 24, of Yonkers, was one of 17 people arrested and charged in a 242-count indictment for his involvement in an operation that authorities say stretched through Queens, Kings, the Bronx, New York, Westchester and Nassau counties, as well as N
Patch.org
added Dec 1, 2018 16:24
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[New York] Bill Aims to Ban Smoking in Cars, Bus Shelters and Stop Tobacco Sales in Erie County Pharmacies

After completing a study on the dangers of first- and secondhand smoke, the Erie County Legislature is pushing to ban it in certain public places. "It falls in the realm of protecting people who cannot protect themselves," said 11th district Erie Count
Spectrum News
added Nov 30, 2018 22:27
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[New York] Cigarette Use and CHD & Stroke Risk

The most important finding of the study refutes the assumption that smoking only a couple cigarettes per day, as opposed to 20, has the same proportionate reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to Hackshaw. “One would intuitively thin
Physician's Weekly
added Nov 29, 2018 22:20
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[New York, North Carolina, Virginia] A.G. Underwood Announces 242-Count Indictment Charging 17 Individuals With Money Laundering In East Coast Untaxed Cigarette Trafficking Enterprise

for their alleged involvement in an untaxed cigarette trafficking enterprise operating in Queens, Kings, Bronx, New York, Westchester, and Nassau Counties, as well as in New Jersey, Virginia, and North Carolina. The network allegedly illegally trafficked
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 4, 2018 13:06
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[New York] Meant to help quit cigarettes, Juuls spark new addictions

“SEND ME FREE JUUL PODS FOR LIFE, BITCH!!” Their song — which they describe as a “meme song” with depth — is two things: The first is a gay love song, and the second, and more apparent, is an examination of their relationship with Juuling and addiction.
The Ithacan (Ithaca College)
added Dec 1, 2018 20:39
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