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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 rules UPS to pay for shipping boxes of untaxed cigarettes in New York

The shipping giant will soon have to pay up for transporting thousands of boxes of untaxed cigarettes throughout the state, Manhattan Federal Judge Katherine Forrest ruled Friday. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the city Law Depart
New York Daily News
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[New York] UPS illegally shipped cigarettes, judge rules

United Parcel Service Inc. illegally shipped millions of cigarettes to New York state from Indian reservations, opening up the parcel carrier to damages and other penalties for skirting taxes on tobacco products.
CBS MarketWatch
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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Judge Rules UPS Improperly Shipped Untaxed Cigarettes Into New York ($$)

Lawsuit brought by New York state and New York City had sought $180 million in damages and penalties, but the judge said the amount to be awarded has yet to be determined
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
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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