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FedEx fails to end New York lawsuit over illegal cigarettes

FedEx Corp must face a second lawsuit claiming it shipped thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York over roughly a decade, cheating the state and New York City out of tax revenue and undercutting their efforts to curb smoking.
Reuters
added Apr 1, 2016 16:25
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[New York] Court Upholds State Park Smoking Limits

Though CLASH said 24 bills related to outdoor smoking were considered and rejected by the Legislature during its 2001-02 and 2013-14 sessions, Fahey said the point was "somewhat misleading." He said only three of the bills passed one house, "and it is un
New York Law Journal
added Apr 1, 2016 14:41
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[New York] Reminder: Tobacco Harm Reduction Conference - April 21, 2016

This event will focus on persons with a mental illness and drug users who smoke tobacco. Dr. Riccardo Polosa... Conference co-sponsors: Community Access & School of Professional Studies, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 31, 2016 23:07
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[New York] Court of Appeals upholds state parks smoke ban

The Court of Appeals ruled that the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation did not overstep its authority when it barred people from smoking cigarettes at its nearly 215 parks and historic sites. Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey said in a s
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Mar 31, 2016 23:00
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[New York] NY high court upholds outdoor smoking ban at state parks

The Court of Appeals unanimously rejected arguments from a smokers' rights group that parks officials exceeded their authority and smoking limits should be left to state lawmakers. Judge Eugene Fahey writes that lawmakers gave responsibility to the parks
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 31, 2016 16:12
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[New York] NY, Native-Owned Tobacco Co. Square Off In Cigarette Tax Row ($$)

The state of New York and a Native-American owned tobacco maker traded blows in New York federal court Monday as they each seek to resolve the state’s claims that the company owes millions of dollars in unpaid cigarette taxes. New York claims that King M
Law360
added Mar 29, 2016 21:57
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[New York] CISNEROS: All movies with smoking should have 'R' rating

As the mother of two children who are 9 and 3 years old and huge fans of Disney movies... I urge each and every parent to write to the MPAA and demand R-ratings for movies with tobacco imagery. That action would protect your children and mine and the fut
Oneonta (NY) Daily Star
added Mar 29, 2016 19:47
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[New York] GARNER: An Appraisal: Taking Big Bites of Jim Harrison’s Voracious Life

he lit a cigarette. This was about a year after the city’s smoking ban began. Since he got away with it, diners at surrounding tables quickly lit up, too. Briefly, it was a big, happy, smoky room. Then a waiter came out and made everyone stub out their M
New York Times
added Mar 29, 2016 00:10
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[Florida, New York] Klapisch: Yankees deliberate tobacco ban

“I know I need to quit,” he said. “I will.” I reminded Pineda he soon won’t have a choice. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised to approve the city council’s proposal to ban all tobacco products at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field within the nex
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Mar 28, 2016 22:51
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[New York] Smokeless tobacco set to be banned in NY baseball parks

"It's just something we have to deal with," Yankees reliever Andrew Miller said. "I don't see anybody protesting. There's rules that we have to follow."
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 28, 2016 22:47
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