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[New York] SHACKFORD: NYC Mayor Encourages Cigarette Smuggling with Plan to Massively Jack Up Prices

The officer responsible for Garner's death had a record of complaints and is still employed by the NYPD, and the city is becoming less and less transparent about police misconduct....the potential for this pricing plan to lead to even more official violen
Reason Magazine
added Apr 20, 2017 20:36
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[New York] Smoking is going to get a lot more expensive

“It will accelerate a couple of trends that are disconcerting,” said Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores. “One is creating a price disparity where it is more attractive to purchase cigarettes from ­nonlegal means, wh
New York Post
added Apr 20, 2017 19:04
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Philip Morris moves to soften blow of California cigarette tax increase for smokers

Knox cast doubt that the company could sustain the discounts long enough to impact the expected decline in smoking as a result of the measure. Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris, did not respond to a request for comment. The passage of the tob
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 20, 2017 15:06
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VIDEO: New York could have the most expensive cigarettes in U.S.

USA Today
added Apr 20, 2017 14:40
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[New York] NYC moves to raise cost of cigarettes to nation's highest

"We resent the fact that the administration and the City Council are trying to attack law-abiding retailers when the real problem is on the streets," said James Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores.
USA Today
added Apr 20, 2017 14:39
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Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State

The highest inbound cigarette smuggling rates are in New York (56.9 percent), Arizona (51.5 percent), New Mexico (48.1 percent), Washington (48 percent), and Wisconsin (34.6 percent). The highest outbound smuggling rates are in New Hampshire (24.2 percent
Tax Foundation
added Apr 20, 2017 23:49
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LETTER: Reader's View: Tobacco lobby threatens Minnesota's youth

This legislative session there are 13 paid tobacco lobbyists at the Capitol looking to lower the price of tobacco products in our state... Currently, the House omnibus tax bill includes measures to benefit Big Tobacco by repealing the tobacco tax inflat
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 15:05
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Reject tax breaks for Big Tobacco

Tax breaks for Big Tobacco are back. The tax bill in the House contains $50 million of tax cuts for the tobacco industry over four years, 2018 through 2021, including eliminating the annual cigarette tax increase and lowering the price of premium cigars.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 15:03
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[New York] De Blasio wants to increase the price of cigarettes and tax tobacco products

The minimum price of cigarettes and little cigars would increase from $10.50 to $13 a pack under a bill from Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan) that's backed by de Blasio. A fifth of adult Staten Islanders smoke cigarettes, according to a 2015 city
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59
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[New York] VIDEO: City Hall Proposes Highest Tobacco Prices in Nation to Snuff Smoking Rates

The Mayor's office and a number of City Council Members are pushing a slew of new anti-smoking measures, this time targeting tobacco sellers. The proposals would increase minimum price of cigarettes and other tobacco products, reduce the number of lic
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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