NYTIMES.COM ARTICLE: CIGARETTE TAX, HIGHEST IN NATION, CUTS SALES IN CITY.

LESTER FG
SPAINHOUR SF
2002-08-06

New York Times online article about the impact of an increase in cigarette taxes in New York. Notes that sales have been virtually cut in half. Finds that some smokers have quit, many bought a lot of cigarettes right before the tax came into effect, and many are going elsewhere to buy cigarettes. Includes memo from Frank Lester inquiring if tobacco interests should respond to the article.

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LESTER FG
SPAINHOUR SF
ALBERT JP
NELSON B
COLE RW
HOWARD DP
MOZINGO RL
OSMON G
WALT KLEIN & ASSOC
SINGLETON JW
SMITH LB
RJR
R J REYNOLDS
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