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Are buying cigarettes online legal in New York State?

Geneseo, NY |

I am planning on buying from a website called, which is based in Australia. I have heard conflicting information regarding the legality of purchasing cigarettes online.

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You can buy a small amount for consumption. You cannot buy large quantities and you cannot sell and/or distribute or intend to sell and/or distribute.



How much is a small amount?

Edwin Drantivy

Edwin Drantivy


Limitations depend on several factors, including but not limited to the shipping state/country, the destination state/country, as well as international laws.

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