New York City

New York City Considering Sidewalk Smoking Ban

A bill will be introduced later today that could make it illegal to walk and smoke at the same time in New York City. Councilman...
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de Blasio Signs New York City Tobacco Tax Hike, Price Floor

Earlier today, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a variety of anti-tobacco bills including one that will raise the price of cigars in New...
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New York City Could Enact Tobacco Tax Increase, Price Floors (Update)

Smokers in New York City could soon be looking at a significant increase of tobacco products if a proposal scheduled to go before the New...
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New York City to Consider New Tax on Tobacco Products

As part of an aggressive initiative to reduce smoking and tobacco use in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced five legislative proposals,...
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New York Court of Appeals to Decide Parks Smoking Ban

The New York State Court of Appeals will be the next court to decide whether or not the state’s ban on smoking in parks–as well as...
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Bill Introduced in New York Assembly to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

A bill proposing to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old was introduced to the New York State Assembly via a pre-file...
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Davidoff’s Newest Flagship Store Coming to Lower Manhattan

There’s a new Davidoff Flagship Store headed for Lower Manhattan in New York City, a 2,000-square-foot space that’s part of the newly-renovated Brookfield Place. Properly...
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Weekly News (September 29, 2014)

Cigar News 1502 Nicaragua Ships — Review here. Ashton Distributors, Inc. Ships La Aroma de Cuba Noblesse Black Label Trading Co. Announces Limited Catacomb Caldwell Cigar...
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Weekly News (February 3, 2014)

Editor’s Note: Apparently it was gold week at halfwheel. Enjoy the Olympics. Room101 Master Collection Two Ships Viaje Exclusivo Leaded Robusto Coming Quai d’Orsay Belicoso...
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Press Release: NATO Files Lawsuit Over New York City Over Tobacco Discount Law

January 30, 2014 — Today, NATO, the New York Association of Convenience Stores, the Bodega Association of the United States, along with Lorillard Tobacco Company, R.J....
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Weekly News (November 25, 2013)

Editor’s Note: It was a busy week at halfwheel, some of that has to do with legislation stories. Here’s the deal. We are going to...
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