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Cigarettes In NYC Jails Are REALLY Expensive

Posted 05.06.2013 | New York

The black market for cigarettes in New York City jails thrived after Mayor Michael Bloomberg banned inmates from smoking in 2013. A single smoke behin...

Smokers In NY Spend Quarter Of Income On Smokes

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2012 | New York

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Poor smokers in New York State spend about a quarter of their entire income on cigaret...

Rabbi Busted In Massive Illegal Cigarette Scheme

Posted 02.29.2012 | New York

A Brooklyn rabbi could face up to 15 years in prison after being busted for selling illegal cigarettes. Rabbi Meshulam Rothschild is said to have chea...

City Sues Cigarette Shop Out Of Business

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A company that was helping New York smokers avoid high taxes by having them roll their own cigarettes on machines in the store has agreed ...

Cigarette Tax Goes Up, But Will Smokers Quit?

Elliot Wineburg MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elliot Wineburg MD

If the FDA spent more time and money on effective, medical techniques for smoking cessation, it would benefit the smoker and there would more money for quality health care across the board.