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[New York] The Capitol's new no-smoking cordon sanitaire

they have employed the signage equivalent of a shock-and-awe campaign: posted signs — either “NO SMOKING HERE TO BUILDING” or “NO SMOKING IN THIS AREA” every 10 to 15 feet all the way around the structure. That includes a singularly ugly semicircle of si
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07

[New York] Bryant Park’s Fence Is Removed for Repairs. In Its Place, a Bench.

“Negatives have turned up.” By that, he meant that the bench contributed to the sense that the north edge of the park was becoming an outdoor bus depot...that the bench attracted cigarette smokers, who are not welcome in the park; and that trespassers h
New York Times
added Jul 25, 2015 15:08


Three Queens-based advocates for Smoke Free apartment buildings discuss their recent success and their hope that the City Council and the Mayor will take action on a larger level in the near future in an interview with City & State TV. Phil Konigsberg
City & State NY
added Jul 17, 2015 12:05

[New York] Friends and Family Ask if Policing Has Changed Since Eric Garner’s Death

a friend of Mr. Garner’s who used to sell loose cigarettes with him, said better manners on the part of officers had not changed the broader factors driving people into illegal cigarette sales. “Every time that man applied for a job, he was denied,” Mr.
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2015 11:25

[New York] At a Party for the Jeffrey Boutique, Disco Fever Takes Hold

In another nod to the past, there were even cigarette girls working the room, but in this clean, gentrified era, the smokes they served turned out to be candy.
New York Times
added Jul 15, 2015 19:15

[New York] Despite citywide declines in smoking, tobacco use by Asian-American men on the rise

Cigarette smoking in New York City (NYC) has been trending downward, yet tobacco use among Asian Americans remains prevalent and smoking by Asian American men is on the rise. To tackle this trend, the RCHN Community Health Foundation has awarded $150,000
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 15, 2015 10:25

[New York] AUDIO: Blair Horner: Big Tobacco And The U.S. Chamber of Commerce

hen government officials get bamboozled by the industry’s deceptions, or capitulate to Big Tobacco’s – and their allies’ – political clout, people die.... In New York, Governor Cuomo should stand up to the industry and expand the fight against the number
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 14, 2015 11:14

[New York] Lung Cancer Patients Who Stop Smoking Live Longer

Tobacco cessation provided significant survival benefit for lung cancer patients who quit smoking shortly before or after diagnosis, despite the severity of the disease. Results of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute study were published in the Journal of T
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Jul 14, 2015 11:10

[New York, Texas] EDITORIAL: Smoking is bad, but what about privacy?

Mayor Bill de Blasio is ramping up the city’s war against smoking — at home...Pressuring landlords to ban smoking from their buildings is a loss of personal freedom. A central tenet in American life has been that people can do whatever they want in their
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Jul 7, 2015 14:53
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[New York] Melissa Mark-Viverito: No arrests for selling cigarettes

Cops should not arrest people who peddle illegal cigarettes on city streets, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Thursday. “I don’t think so. That’s my personal opinion,” Mark-Viverito said on the Brian Lehrer show when asked if the misdemea
New York Daily News
added Jul 3, 2015 14:26
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