Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Davidoff Year of the Sheep Coming to Las Vegas
Monday, October 20, 2014
Swisher International Acquiring Drew Estate
Friday, October 17, 2014
Limited Alec Bradley Fine & Rare Ships
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Ashton Symmetry Cigars In Warehouse, Shipping Next Week
Monday, October 13, 2014
Padrón Looks Back at 50
- More from News & Features
Warning Posters Coming Down in NYC Cigar Shops
Posted: December 30, 2010
New York City’s war against smoke hit a speed bump yesterday when a federal judge ruled that the graphic warning labels city officials have demanded be displayed where cigars and cigarettes are sold can come down. Because of the law, people buying cigars in New York City were forced to view images of diseased lungs, rotted teeth and other maladies.
“The posters are down right now,” said Michael Herklots, general manager of the Davidoff cigar shops in Manhattan. “Our customers are elated that they no longer have to be subjected to these horrific images when purchasing a legal product.”
Judge Jed S. Rakoff, of the United States District Court in Manhattan, said forcing retailers to display these warnings were a violation of federal law, as only the federal government had the authority to regulate cigarette warnings and advertisements, according to a story in The New York Times.
City officials are expected to appeal.
Comments 3 comment(s)
MAURICE ANTONIUS KOKS — SANTIAGO, DOMINICAN REPU, — December 30, 2010 10:14pm ET
Taylor Franklin — December 30, 2010 10:59pm ET
Christian A — January 3, 2011 6:59pm ET
You must be logged in to post a comment.