New York

Ulster, N.Y. Bans Tobacco at Town-Owned Properties

Those caught violating the new law could spend 15 days in jail.

Weekly News (July 18, 2022)

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New York Banning Smoking in State-Owned Parks and Beaches

It will soon be against the law to enjoy a cigar in New York’s state-owned parks and beaches.

Weekly News (May 23, 2022)

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Proposed Legislation Would Increase New York’s Cigar Tax to 95 Percent

The proposed 95 percent tax rate would make New York the most expensive state to purchase cigar in America. In short, a cigar with an MSRP of $9.50 would be $18.53 before sales taxes.

Bill Could Increase New York Cigar Tax to 129 Percent

A bill proposed in the New York State Assembly would make it the most expensive state in the country to buy cigars, effectively doubling the…

New York Cigar Tax Increases to 75 Percent

Cigars sold in the state of New York will now be much more expensive. The tax paid on cigars has increased from an effective rate…

Suffolk County, N.Y. Legislator Announces Bill Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age to 25-Years-Old

A Suffolk County legislator has announced plans to introduce a resolution that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes in the county…

Bethlehem, N.Y. Approves Tobacco Retailer License Requirement

At its meeting this week, the Bethlehem Town Board approved a pair of items that will affect tobacco retailers, the most notable a requirement for…

Yorktown, N.Y. Bans Smoking in Parks

A parks smoking and vaping ban is now in effect in Yorktown, and according to a press release from the city, its roots can be…

New York Cigar Taxes Set to More Than Double

The price of cigars in New York state is likely to skyrocket barring a last-minute change to the state’s recently-passed budget. Last week, New York’s…