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The Brisk, Shady Sale of ‘Loosies’

With the crackdown on smoking and higher cigarette taxes in New York City, people who sell individual cigarettes, also known as loosies, are rapidly gaining new customers.
posted by reenum on Apr 5, 2011 - 69 comments

Up in Smoke?

Step by Step How do you define private property? Apparently the city council of Belmont, CA has their own definition.
posted by brandz on Sep 13, 2007 - 169 comments

A newsfilter post on DOJ vs Big Tobacco.

"It's clear the government hasn't thought through what it's doing." The war? No, he's talking about the DOJ tobacco trial, which is wrapping up with government lawyers suddenly and inexplicably dropping the penalty against Big Tobacco companies from $130bn to just $8bn. A far cry from the $280bn originally sought. More inside.
posted by brownpau on Jun 8, 2005 - 20 comments

Smoker awarded $3 billion in lawsuit. Call me crazy, but, even from an anti-tobacco standpoint, doesn't this strike anyone as a bit excessive?
posted by ed on Jun 6, 2001 - 91 comments

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