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How We Analyzed New York County Tobacco Bonds

Users can see how interest rates and declining cigarette sales affect the bottom line for counties that borrowed against income from the landmark tobacco settlement.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:25
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How One New York County Fell Into the Tobacco Debt Trap

A refinance of Niagara County’s tobacco bonds was good news — but for investors, not taxpayers.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:22
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[New York] Tobacco Settlement Funds Sprinklers, Golf Carts and a Grease Trap

money borrowed over the long term should be spent on projects that will outlast the debt – things like buildings, bridges or other essential infrastructure. That's not what upstate New York's Niagara County did with much of its money from tobacco bonds.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:19
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[New York] Clarence cigarette maker ousts Pandolfio as chairman and CEO

Pandolfio has been fired as 22nd Century Group’s chairman and chief executive officer, with the Clarence cigarette manufacturer’s lead independent director, James Cornell, taking over as chairman.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Oct 27, 2014 15:21
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[New York] Tobacco-Free Program as Part of Roswell Park Comes to GLOW Region

Angela DiRosa, a Genesee County resident and Reality Check Youth Engagement Coordinator, explains it’s a familiar program to local residents, but now is partnered up with one of the most prominent cancer centers in the state.
WBTA AM 1490 (Batavia, NY)
added Oct 26, 2014 20:14
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[New York] Burn One Down: Smokers Triumph as Smoking Ban Goes Down At UWS Condo

when the smoke cleared at the Vaux building, at 372 Central Park West… well, it didn’t. After a protracted battle with the condo board, residents opposed to a proposed smoking ban triumphed when a vote on the issue earlier this week yielded 198 ballots i
New York Observer
added Oct 26, 2014 19:18
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[Nevada, New York] The Other Las Vegas: Smoke-Free, Non-Gaming, and Dog-Friendly Vdara Hotel & Spa

a non-gaming, non-smoking resort which is said to be only a short walk from the iconic resorts Bellagio, ARIA, and Monte Carlo. Vdara has been promoted as being a hidden gem that offers a secluded sanctuary for those who want a retreat from the energy of
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Oct 24, 2014 14:49
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UWIMANA: I SPENT A DAY WITH A GUY SELLING ILLEGAL CIGARETTES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK

He tells me his name is Debo Lato. He’s 51 and his “office” is just outside the bodega, right in front of the spot where Garner was killed on July 17. A makeshift memorial—candles, cards, and flowers—still rests on the spot where Garner, a six-foot-three
Vice.com
added Oct 23, 2014 16:26
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[New York] Veto override fails to gain support

Only 15 legislators supported the move to ban tobacco sales in pharmacies, far under the supermajority need to pass...Proponents of the proposed local law to ban the sale of tobacco at pharmacies on Tuesday, Oct. 14, urged the Albany County Legislature to
The Spotlight (Delmar, NY)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:50
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[New York] ROSS: City Council’s Plan to Protect Cigarettes and Kill Smokers

The City Council must reject this ill-advised measure. E-cigarettes should certainly be regulated by mandating good manufacturing standards, childproof packaging, and accurate labels. Teens should not be allowed to purchase them. But restrictions on thes
New York Observer
added Oct 23, 2014 14:03
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