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[New York, Virginia] Alleged cigarette trafficker charged in federal court; authorities say he made $2.2 million in two years

A New York man has been charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to traffic Virginia cigarettes to New York City for illegal resale. Wen Hang Zhao, of Staten Island, was named in a four-page criminal complaint Wednesday that among other things see
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2017 20:09
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[New York] Mayor de Blasio signs bill to hike cigarette pack price to $13 minimum, reduce smoking

Declaring Big Tobacco “public enemy number one,” Mayor de Blasio signed legislation to cut down on the number of places to buy cigarettes and hike the minimum price to $13 a pack Monday — with a goal of 160,000 fewer smokers by 2020. “It's very cynical.
New York Daily News
added Sep 1, 2017 03:09
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[New York] CRUDELE: Raising the price of cigarettes only helps bootleg providers

There is a method to the mayor’s madness and it’s political. If fewer NY-taxed cigarettes are sold, de Blasio can claim that smoking is dropping, even if smokers are really only shifting to bootlegged cigarettes.
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:52
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[New York] Pricier cigarettes make smokers 20 percent more likely to quit

Smokers are 20 percent likelier to quit when the price of a pack of cigarettes increased by $1, according to new research published in the journal Epidemiology. The Drexel University study, focusing on older smokers aged 44 to 84, also found a 3 percent
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:50
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[New York] That smoking habit will burn a hole in your wallet

While the smoking rate is declining, there were still 934,000 adults puffing away in the five boroughs as of 2015, the most recent year for which data are available...tax revenues from cigarettes have nosedived, from $123 million in 2006 to a projected $
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:49
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[New York] Residential smoking rules are ‘unenforceable,’ landlords say

“It’s totally unenforceable,” said Frank Ricci, director of government affairs at the Rent Stabilization Association, which represents owners of rent-regulated buildings. “It could put owners in a very libelous position because another tenant in the buil
amNew York
added Aug 30, 2017 04:43
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[New York] NYC Declares War On Vaping

As an extension of the law that prohibits using a vaporizer in areas like parks and bars, new regulations seek to shut down vape shops in the city. The “city that never sleeps” is about to become the “city that never sleeps because everyone is coughing a
Green Rush Daily - The voice of the cannabis revolution
added Aug 30, 2017 04:40
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[UK, New York] FT Health: Cities lead the way on public health

Climate, cultural differences, resources and political conditions mean interventions have to be tailored to different countries, and local government everywhere can play a greater role, as highlighted in the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities prog
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:32
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[New York] NYC Boosts Cigarette Prices to $13, Bans Sales by Pharmacies

The anti-tobacco moves came in the form of a seven-point package of laws that Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Monday. The measures create a retail license fee for sellers of electronic cigarettes and almost double the licensing fee for tobacco retailers to $
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2017 13:25
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[New York] Teens rally at Reality Check anti-tobacco event

A group of teenaged students from across the Mohawk Valley region gathered in Hamilton to learn education and advocacy skills to help prevent smoking and vaping among their peers last week. They will bring these skills to their respective high schools th
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Aug 29, 2017 09:02
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