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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 22:31
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[New York] UPS Loses N.Y. Trial Over Reservations' Untaxed Cigarettes

“Perfection was never required, but more should and could have been done,” Forrest wrote in a 218-page decision after a trial that also praised UPS for making changes since being sued. The company has “transformed itself from a willfully blind actor to o
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments

"UPS largely relied on its size and weak internal procedures to excuse blatantly culpable conduct," she wrote. "But there were many, many people within UPS who consciously avoided the truth, for years." The state and city had sought more than $872 milli
Reuters
added Mar 25, 2017 17:49
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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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children’s book encourages native american youth to reject tobacco

In the book, “Denali Dreams,” Denali draws motivation from the Alaskan mountain she was named after to work hard as a student and soccer player, and chase her dreams. She keeps these dreams in mind as she resists pressure from a friend to try a cigarette
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:31
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) grants to fund research projects, local tobacco prevention advocacy

Board of Directors approved 14 grants to fund research and local policy advocacy around tobacco issues. An independent nonprofit organization created by Minnesota's tobacco settlement, ClearWay Minnesota makes grants to Minnesota organizations working to
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2017 21:13
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[Bolivia, South America/Caribbean] Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

The tribe's members rarely smoke, Thomas added. "They mainly use cigarettes to burn these huge flies out of their skin, down there in the rainforest," he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 19, 2017 01:23
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[California] El Cajon Resident Wins $21,960 Jackpot at Sycuan Casino

Non-smokers will also enjoy over 800 slots and table games in the comfort of San Diego's first and largest fully-enclosed non-smoking room, complete with a separate entrance and Paipa's Surf & Turf buffet. The GameDay Sports Bar & Grill has 39 wide-screen
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2017 18:28
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Butting out: Not seeing the tobacco fields for the leaves

Philpott is working to reduce tobacco consumption among Canadians, but has left out important stakeholders such as convenience store owners and organizations fighting the scourge of contraband tobacco
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:34
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