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[New York] Sen. Charles Schumer calls for probe, recall of exploding e-cigs

“We cannot look the other way now that it is regulated and more Americans will use them,’’ said Schumer. “We ask the FDA to do its job and investigate why these cigarettes are exploding and force the e-cigarette manufacturers to prevent this from happeni
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[New York] LETTER: McCoy must OK tobacco sales bill

to raise the age to purchase tobacco products to 21. As a cardiologist and president of the Capital Region Advisory Board of the American Heart Association, I hope that Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy will approve this measure.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[New York] City of Canandaigua considers ban on tobacco use in parks

An accumulation of cigarette butts, along with health considerations, are prompting consideration of a ban on tobacco use in Canandaigua city parks such as Kershaw Park.The City of Canandaigua is considering banning smoking and all tobacco products at c
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added May 21, 2016 23:04

[New York] Churchill: In Albany County, choice goes up in smoke ($$)

Yet the Albany County proposal would essentially mean that while an 18-year-old can decide whether to join the military, get married, buy a house or otherwise engage in adult behavior, he or she is too stupid to know that smoking is unhealthy.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 21, 2016 18:24

[New York] Letter: Setting age limit for tobacco sales good idea

Columnist Chris Churchill tossed out common objections to the Albany County effort to increase the minimum age for tobacco sales to 21. Looking at the facts, none of Churchill's points hold much sway. Churchill argues: Tobacco is legal.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 21, 2016 14:13
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[New York] Local youth host Eath Day cigarette butt pickup event

In honor of Earth Day, local Reality Check groups at Pittsford High School and Community Place of Greater Rochester recently held a cigarette butt pickup event at Pittsford Plaza, 3349 Monroe Ave., Rochester. Reality Check members wore hazardous material
Brighton-Pittsford (NY) Post
added May 21, 2016 13:48
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[New York] Jamestown County Executive Signs 'Tobacco 21' Legislation into Law

Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has signed a local law that will increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products in the county from 18 to 21. On Tuesday Horrigan signed the local law that had been approved by a 13-6 margin last month by th
WRFA-LP (Jamestown, NY)
added May 21, 2016 01:42
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[New York] A Rich Feast of Folk Art at the New-York Historical Society

“The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman,” a marvel of an exhibition that opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. ... The displays range from several large cigar-store figures and a marvelous ship’s figurehead of a flirtatious woman
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 01:08

[New York] VIDEO: Exploding vaporizer rips hole in man's tongue

Barbero of Albany, NY was enjoying a nice millennial vaping session when the hand-held device he was using blew up in his face; knocking out teeth, ripping a hole in his tongue and leaving his hands covered in burns.
added May 20, 2016 18:32

[New York] Lit cigarettes to blame for deadly fires in Brooklyn, Queens

Two fatal fires that ripped through homes in Brooklyn and Queens — including one that killed a retired firefighter from Haiti — were both sparked by unextinguished cigarettes, officials said Tuesday.
New York Daily News
added May 19, 2016 23:12
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