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[New York] UPS Loses N.Y. Trial Over Reservations' Untaxed Cigarettes

to have turned a blind eye to shipments of untaxed cigarettes to New Yorkers from American Indian reservations that undermined anti-smoking efforts. The state seeks more than $800 million in damages for lost tax revenue. U.S. District Judge Katherine B. F
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2017 17:48
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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

liable in a 2015 lawsuit filed by New York City and New York state that accused it of having a corporate culture that favored sales opportunities over a responsibility to following regulations helping New York enforce tax law.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 17:11
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Appeals court upholds Texas cigarette tax

Dismissing a lawsuit filed by small tobacco companies, an Austin-based appeals court ruled Friday that state regulators could impose a special tax on cigarette makers that weren’t part of a multibillion-dollar settlement reached with Big Tobacco in the l
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Mar 25, 2017 17:10
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[Africa, Nigeria] Environmental Group Wants 150% Levy on Tobacco

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) is asking for a minimum of 150% special levies on all tobacco products. This move came despite the fact that minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, had announced a raise of import duty
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[California] GREENHUT: The Ever-Expanding Reach of Anti-Tobacco Zealots

Tobacco retailers have pressed the Novato City Council to reconsider the most noxious elements of the ordinance at a council meeting next week. Maybe city officials ought to enlist the aid of landlords to defend this monstrosity. The law is not a good id
American Spectator
added Mar 24, 2017 20:33
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Women allegedly bought up cigarettes in low-tax Missouri to sell in high-tax New York

Back in the motel room, police didn’t recover the alleged pot, but they found a different kind of smoking material: about 160 cartons of cigarettes. The women admitted they had driven around the St. Louis area in a rented car buying them up, with plans
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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New York C-Stores Fight Massive Shift in Cigar Tax

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is fighting Governor Cuomo's budget recommendation to change the method of taxing cigars from a percentage of wholesale value to 45 cents per cigar.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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[New York] NYACS Battles Cigar Tax Changes

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is fighting Governor Cuomo’s budget recommendation to change the method of taxing cigars from a percentage of wholesale value to 45 cents per cigar.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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[Minnesota] LETTER: Reader's view: Block bills that bolster Big Tobacco

The Minnesota Senate's taxes committee is considering three proposals that, if passed, would serve to be a disaster for Minnesota in respect to preventing the spread of youth tobacco use. The measures would benefit only Big Tobacco.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Mar 24, 2017 20:28
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[New York] An empire of smuggled smokes

The state’s high cigarette taxes have led to rampant tax evasion and avoidance and other ugly, unintended consequences. Since 2008, we have assessed the degree to which cigarettes are smuggled between states. Through 2015, we estimate that 57% of all th
Crain's New York Business
added Mar 24, 2017 18:33
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