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Who will enforce 'loosies' law?

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Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, determined to clean up the city’s small corner stores — some of which are indeed running amok — has proposed a law that would make it illegal for licensed tobacco dealers to sell single cigarettes, known as “loosies.” OK, but why the need for a city law when the state and federal governments have them? The mayor explains that the state and federal tax statutes that forbid the practice are tough ...

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