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Old 10-26-2011, 10:35 PM
 
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Are the Indian reservations in suffolk still in the cigarette business?
I need several cartons. I'm a social smoker but go through them quick when I drink and play poker with the boys. Sick of paying $10 a pack , this 100% unconstitutional tax to support the NY pensioners. What reservations are open for biz??
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Old 10-27-2011, 07:03 AM
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Yes there are Indian reservations that still sell cigarettes in Mastic. My neighbor goes there to get hers. Sometimes she gets a deal on them, 2 cartons for 30 bucks. She smokes a brand called Warrior which is equivilant to a parliment light. you said you are a social smoker? Sounds like more of a chain smoker to me. I used to smoke socially but I smoked a 1 pack a week. Do your lungs a favor and try to quit.

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Old 10-27-2011, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Suffolk County, NY
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Poospatuck reservation In Mastic. There are only 2 real reservations on LI. Shinnecock Hills and Mastic.

I have never heard of anything in Medford.

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Old 10-27-2011, 07:53 AM
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Poospatuck reservation In Mastic. There are only 2 real reservations on LI. Shinnecock Hills and Mastic.

I have never heard of anything in Medford.

Poospatuck Reservation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
oops I meant mastic my bad
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Old 10-27-2011, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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anyone buying by the carton is not a "social" smoker.
They do if it is cheaper to buy them by the carton.....cigarettes don't go bad in a few days like a carton of milk, FYI.
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Old 10-27-2011, 02:56 PM
 
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lol...this thread went so off-topic as most others do. Your question has been answered...go to the reservation out in Mastic and buy your carton of ciggs and be happy. Last time I was there most mainstream brand cigarettes were about 50-60 a carton. You get get no-name ones as cheap as 25-30 dollars a carton.
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Old 10-27-2011, 09:41 PM
 
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Ten bucks a pack? That's what cancer sticks are going for these days?

Is that how much cigarettes really cost? I remember when they were 35 cents a pack= $3.50 a carton. Why would anyone pay $100.00 for a carton of cigarettes?
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Old 10-27-2011, 10:30 PM
 
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Default A map of the Poospatuck reservation

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Yes there are Indian reservations that still sell cigarettes in Mastic.
While the Poospatuck reservation is surrounded by the Hamlet of Mastic it is not in the Hamlet of Mastic, nor is it in the Town of Brookhaven. In New York State, counties are divided into cities, towns and Indian reservations.

A map of the Poospatuck reservation:
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Old 10-29-2011, 02:11 PM
 
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Be prepared to see the slums of mastic there. I was there on business and there was all sorts of illegal activity going on right in front of me. Dont be surprised if you get mugged.
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Old 10-29-2011, 02:14 PM
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not to stray off topic but if you have ever been on the reservation in mastic most of the people who live there aren't even native American and they are living tax free.
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