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[New York] HUD smoke-free housing takes effect

The Tobacco Action Coalition of the Fingers Lakes partnered with Wayne County Public Health to hold a tenant meeting in the beginning stages of the process, providing information, listening to tenants’ concerns and answering questions.
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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[New York] Letter: Smoking ban been good for residents

a resident of Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority contacted me desperate for relief from the second-hand smoke that was aggravating her lungs. She had developed a pulmonary illness from being on the Critical Incident Team at Ground Zero after 9/11. S
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Aug 20, 2018 15:43
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[New York] Mark Belfer: It’s time to stand up to the tobacco industry

we all pay the price for smoking. In fact, the annual health care costs in New York directly caused by smoking are $10.39 billion. Medicaid costs caused from smoking in New York are a staggering $6.62 billion... It’s time to put our kids before the profit
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Aug 18, 2018 15:02
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New York Justice Tosses Claims Of Cigarette Marketing Standards Act Violations ($$)

A defendant accused of violating a New York state law designed to set minimum cigarette prices won dismissal of the allegation on Aug. 3 by a New York justice, who found that offering rebates or other incentives to cigarette purchasers is not specifically
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 17, 2018 21:47
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[New York] Letter: E-cigarette flavors entice young consumers

I urge anyone who cares about the health of young people to contact the FDA (fda.gov) and recommend they ban flavored tobacco products. Medical treatments and assistance to stop smoking are available. Anyone interesting in quitting smoking should talk to
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Aug 17, 2018 11:27
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[Maryland, New York] NY men arrested after 112 cigarette cartons, drugs found during Princess Anne traffic stop

According to authorities, troopers stopped a Honda Accord with New York registration for traffic violations in the area of northbound U.S. Route 13 and Camp Road, in Westover. When troopers met with the passengers identified as 66-year-old Marc Schwarz o
WBFF FoxBaltimore 45
added Aug 12, 2018 18:34
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[New York] Northern NY Man Punished for Contraband Cigarette Sales

A 48-year-old northern New York man has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million for failing to maintain required records regarding the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. Jeffrey Lazare of Hogansburg pleaded guilty in February.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 12, 2018 18:34
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[New York] Hogansburg man ordered to pay $3.5 million, spend year in prison for cigarette related charges

was sentenced yesterday to one year and one day in prison...Lazare’s business, Braves Manufacturing and Braves Packaging, generated proceeds of at least $3.5 million from his unlicensed cigarette manufacturing operation. Lazare’s failure to maintain requ
North Country (NY) This Week
added Aug 11, 2018 14:53
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[New York] DAVID: City's battle against smoking is far from over

We must advocate for smoke-free environments and educate our youth on the dangers of tobacco use. If we don’t, we risk reversing decades of lifesaving progress and jeopardizing the health of communities not only in New York City, but across the nation.
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 10, 2018 16:31
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