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[New York] Farley Community Park Celebrates Being Tobacco-Free

The town of Schroeppel recognizes that tobacco use in proximity of children, youth and adults engaging in or watching recreational activities is unhealthy and detrimental to the health of others. Tobacco products are also often discarded on the ground,
Oswego County (NY) Today
added Oct 3, 2016 21:41

[New York] Three Brooklyn Residents Charged with Dealing in Contraband Cigarettes

The Tax Department’s Criminal Investigations Division seized 289 cartons of untaxed cigarettes, $11,313 in cash, and two automobiles. “Evasion of the state’s cigarette tax is something we take very seriously,” said Acting Commissioner Nonie Manion. “The
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27

New York Seeks More Than $800 Million From UPS Over Cigarettes

UPS cost the state millions of dollars in tax revenue by delivering smokes to private residences and unauthorized sellers, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman claims. The cheaper cigarettes attract young people who are disproportionately lured to
Bloomberg News
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44

[New York] New county restrictions may send young smokers to Seneca shops

Starting Nov. 1, it will be illegal for stores in Cattaraugus County to sell tobacco products to people under age 21. But some are concerned young adults will subvert the new law by driving to nearby Native American territories.
Salamanca (NY) Republican-Press
added Sep 26, 2016 17:41

[New York] Century-old life hacks that are still going strong! Vintage cigarette cards offer smokers clever tips including how to extract a splinter and light a match in the wind

A set of cigarette cards held at the New York Public Library reveal that clever tips for improving domestic life have been doing the rounds for at least a century. The cardboard tips, which were standard in cigarette packets at the turn of the 20th cent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:33

[New York] AG Challenges UPS on Tobacco Deliveries

In an opening statement this week in a Manhattan federal court, Carrie Cohen, the lawyer for UPS, said the company was in full compliance with the law, saying the city and state mistook cartons of legally shipped “little cigars” for cigarettes. “Littl
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17

[New York] UPS Agent Explains Smiley-Face Email In $872M Cig-Tax Trial ($$)

A UPS account executive on Wednesday sought to explain a happy-face emoticon he sent when an audit of a Seneca-reservation client suspected of trafficking cigarettes turned up bags of coffee, the latest in a Manhattan trial that could cost the shipping gi
added Sep 22, 2016 17:46

Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking? Just Ask New Yorkers

Each time New York increased its tobacco tax — now at $4.35 a pack — calls to the state’s Quitline spiked.... Either way, White says, a tax is most effective when paired with support from a cessation program. And this is where opponents have been diggin
KCBX Public Radio, FM 90 (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:41

[New York] UPS Allegedly Helped Kids Get Cigarettes For Years

UPS supposedly cost New York state millions of dollars by delivering cigarettes to private homes and unlicensed vendors, facilitating 78,500 illegal shipments of cigarettes from 2010 to 2014. The state is claiming $800 million in damages, Bloomberg repor
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23

[New York] Will UPS Stock Be Hurt By $872 Million Cigarette Delivery Lawsuit?

Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) were higher in late-afternoon trading on Monday despite the Atlanta-based package delivery service being sued by New York state and city officials for allegedly making illegal deliveries of more than 683,000 carton
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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