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[New York] Upstate NY adults more likely to smoke than adults in rest of the state and nation / An Affordable Care Act provision supports smokers who have resolved to quit

Excellus BCBS's "The Facts About Cigarette Smoking Among Upstate New York Adults" reports that smoking costs New York state more than $15.6 billion (2014 dollars) each year in direct medical costs and economic productivity losses.
readMedia
added Dec 19, 2014 02:09
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[New York, Virginia] NYC man busted with 500,000 untaxed cigarettes in his van

He admittedly boasted of his earnings to police, and told investigators he peddled the smokes across Staten Island and Brooklyn about every 10 weeks... “I go to Virginia every 10 weeks, I make $5,000 to $7,000 on a load, a carton sells between $40 to $50
New York Post
added Dec 18, 2014 07:30
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[Virginia] THE CITY OF NEW YORK -against- DISCOUNT TOBACCO & THINGS, INC., and GABY Y. NOUHRA (PDF)

This is an action for injunctive relief, damages and penalties arising out of the defendant Discount Tobacco & Things, Inc. (“DT&T”) and Gaby Y. Nouhra’s (“Nouhra”) distribution of and conspiracy to distribute Virginia-stamped cigarettes into New York C
New York Lawyer
added Dec 18, 2014 07:27
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[New York] City Sues Virginia Tobacco Dealer Over Cigarette Sales

New York City has brought what the New York City Law Department said is the city's first-ever lawsuit against an out-of-state store owner for conspiracy to distribute untaxed cigarettes in the city (See Complaint).
New York Law Journal
added Dec 18, 2014 07:21
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[New York, Virginia] NYC Proceeds With Cigarette Lawsuit After Garner Decision

New York City has filed a lawsuit against a Virginia tobacco sho... suggests a continued commitment to cracking down on the interstate trafficking and local sale of untaxed cigarettes after the death of Eric Garner —the Staten Island man who died after po
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 17, 2014 05:18
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: New York Is Losing Control Of The War On Tobacco

Over the past few years, New York has slashed its tobacco control efforts in half, from a high of $85 million to just under $40 million today. When these programs are cut, more kids start to smoke, fewer smokers quit, health care costs go up and, worst o
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Dec 16, 2014 03:27
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[New York] HEMPSTEAD: Is vaping the newest trend? - High School

Because it is only water vapor being emitted, vaping may soon be proven to be healthier than smoking traditional cigarettes
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Dec 14, 2014 06:19
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[New York] VIDEO: New Ad Calls Out Big Tobacco For Targeting Kids

Anti-smoking activists say tobacco companies are targeting children so they are fighting back with a new ad campaign, and comes as smoking rates steadily increase in the city. NY1's Cheryl Wills filed the following report.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 10, 2014 16:19
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[New York] VIDEO: Don't Be a Target

Big Tobacco is doing everything in its power to entice “replacement smokers” and to continue raking in profits by selling the ONLY consumer product that kills when used exactly as intended. #DontBeATarget & join the fight against Big Tobacco by donating v
You Tube
added Dec 10, 2014 16:17
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[New York] Did Anti-Tobacco Laws Kill Eric Garner?

New York City’s leading smokers' rights activist, Audrey Silk, says anti-tobacco politicians have blood on their hands ... “The antismokers from Bloomberg on down are standing there like frozen statues - ‘don’t look at me, don’t look at me’ - because the
U.S. News & World Report
added Dec 8, 2014 15:37
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