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NY cracks down on smoking, bans tobacco sales by pharmacies

It's raising minimum price of a pack of cigarettes by 24% and capping number of sellers, among other new laws

New York

NEW York boosted the minimum price of a pack of cigarettes by 24 per cent to US$13 and placed a cap on the number of tobacco sellers, part of the city's biggest crackdown on smoking in more than a decade.

The anti-tobacco moves came in the form of a seven-point package of...

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