U.S. Supreme Court
Gundling v. Chicago, 177 U.S. 183 (1900)
Gundling v. Chicago
Argued March 22, 1900
Decided April 9, 1900
177 U.S. 183
The ordinance of the City of Chicago, authorizing the issue of a license to persons to sell cigarettes upon payment of one hundred dollars, and forbidding their sale without license, is no violation of the federal Constitution, and the amount of the tax named for the license is within the power of the state to fix.
The case is stated in the opinion.