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Weekly News (Sept. 18, 2023)

The headlines, reviews and more from the past week.

New York Legislature Rejects Governor’s Call for Flavored Tobacco Sales Ban

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s plan to increase the taxes on cigarettes from $4.35 to $5.35 per pack remains in the bill. Hochul’s budget did not call for any changes to the tax rate for cigars.

Weekly News (Jan. 16, 2023)

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New York Governor Calls for Flavored Tobacco Ban, Cigarette Tax Hike

It’s unclear whether Gov. Hochul also wants to increase the taxes on cigars.

Westchester County, N.Y.’s Flavored Tobacco Ban Vetoed

County Executive George Latimer praised the intent behind the ban but cited opposition from several groups as the leading reason for his veto.

Westchester County, N.Y. Legislators Pass Flavored Tobacco Ban, Sends Bill to County Executive

If signed into law, it would be illegal to sell or otherwise distribute flavored tobacco products by early summer.

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.