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[New York] LETTER: Make pharmacies tobacco-sale free

The American Lung Association is disappointed in Albany County Executive Dan McCoy’s veto of the tobacco-free pharmacy legislation. This bill would have restricted the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and stores with pharmacies.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 14:43

[New York] AUDIO: Dutchess Health Officials Express Concerns Over E-Cigarettes

are expressing concerns about what they see as an increase in the use of e-cigarettes by young people. And they are especially concerned about refill cartridges because of toxins. Dr. Lobsang Lhungay is president of the Dutchess County Board of Health.
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:42

[New York] VIDEO: 'The sentence wasn't death for selling cigarettes,' Eric Garner's mother says during meeting in Washington

Grand jury to begin hearing evidence in the Eric Garner case on Monday
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Sep 26, 2014 16:19

[New York] $5N settlement in contraband cigarette case

New York City’s Law Department on Wednesday said it had reached a $5 million settlement with Virginia-based package delivery company LaserShip Inc. over deliveries of untaxed cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2014 14:09

[New York] A Safer, Cleaner United Nations Hall

EMAIL SHARE TWEET SAVE MORE “It’s sort of a yellowish-brown product,” said Michael Adlerstein, an assistant secretary general of the United Nations. “Like scum on a dirty sink.” He was describing the half-century-thick layer of cigarette smoke residue t
New York Times
added Sep 24, 2014 10:25
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[New York] Bid to ban smoking in common areas of buildings

The city is poised to put the kibosh on smoking in the common areas of buildings with 10 dwellings or less under a bill coming before the City Council on Tuesday. The proposed ban, which is being pushed by Bronx Councilman James Vacca, would outlaw smoki
New York Post
added Sep 23, 2014 14:16

[New York] 2014 J. Warren Perry Lecture to address vaping and e-cigarettes

Former UB dean to discuss the major public health dispute over their use and safety Lynn Kozlowski, Ph.D., former dean of the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, will present the school's 26th annual J. Warren Perry Dis
Niagara Frontier Publications
added Sep 23, 2014 14:13

[New York] Shinnecock tribe votes to tighten tobacco rules ($$)

voted recently to tighten rules on the sale and manufacture of tobacco products and to codify legal residency and guest status on the Southampton reservation, while disbanding the tribe's gaming authority and commission, tribal members said.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 21, 2014 23:43

[New York] Sale of tobacco items at pharmacies is senseless

The Price Chopper in Latham recently opened an in-store health center and Hannaford has a Healthy Living Center in its Central Avenue store. I applaud them, but only half-heartedly as they also continue to sell tobacco, the No. 1 cause of preventable dea
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Sep 21, 2014 23:42

[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
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