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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

[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.
added May 26, 2017 12:54

[New York] Lawmakers hope raising smoking age to 21 will snuff out habits many form early in life.

Vergari, regional manager of Exscape, a smoke and vape shop in Ithaca, is lamenting the Tompkins County Legislature's recent passage of a law making it illegal for stores to sell tobacco and tobacco-related products to people under 21 come July 1. The l
Ithaca (NY) Journal
added May 25, 2017 21:52

[New York] Working up an appetite! Katy Perry chows down on pizza and puffs a cigarette during filming for SNL

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:32
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[New York] Clifton Park to ban smoking in all parks, trails

“The Town Board felt that, at this juncture, it would be prudent to implement a blanket ban on smoking in our parks,” he said. Barrett, who has frequented parks around town to watch his sons play sports, especially the Clifton Common, said that while he
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added May 23, 2017 12:31

[New York] Ballpark now 100% tobacco and smoke-free

Coca-Cola Field and the James D. Griffin Plaza around the ballpark are now 100 percent smoke-free and tobacco-free. This includes the use of vapor or e-cigarettes, as well as chewing tobacco. There is also a strict no re-entry policy now in place for al
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added May 22, 2017 15:41

[New York] Assembly adds e-cigarettes to state smoking ban

Lawmakers in New York are debating whether to add electronic cigarettes to the state's ban on smoking in public areas like workplaces, bars and restaurants. The state Assembly already has endorsed the idea.
AP - Associated Press
added May 22, 2017 15:40

[New York] Clifton Park Establishes 100% Smoke Free Parks and Trails

the new policy will help prevent exposure from secondhand smoke, reduce toxic tobacco litter in parks and send a positive message to young people that tobacco use doesn’t belong in the Town’s family friendly environments designed for active play.
Town of Clifton Park (NY)
added May 21, 2017 19:49

[New York, Virginia] Fredericksburg Gas Station Owner Pleads Guilty to Cigarette Trafficking

Ekelemu opened business memberships at various wholesale clubs and with wholesale cigarette distributors in Virginia, and subsequently used those business memberships to make sales-tax-free purchases of more than $7.1 million worth of Virginia-stamped cig
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 19, 2017 21:33

[New York] Parks and trails in Clifton Park are now smoke-free

The Town Board of Clifton Park unanimously passed a resolution, establishing all parks and trails in the town as smoke-free. In doing so the new policy will help prevent exposure from secondhand smoke, reduce toxic tobacco litter in parks and send a mes
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 19, 2017 03:51
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