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[New York] AUDIO: Why The War On Cancer Hasn't Been Won

When President Richard Nixon declared a war on cancer in 1971, there were high hopes that scientists were close enough to understanding the underlying causes that many cures were within reach. We obviously haven't won the war.
WNYC Radio
added Mar 24, 2015 12:29

[New York] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: With smoking, government vs. private space require compromise

As long as government refuses to outlaw tobacco as it does other addictive substances, it needs to back off when it comes to restricting people from smoking in their own personal space.
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Mar 23, 2015 06:34
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[New York] Hein Signs Law to Strenghthen County’s Anti-Smoking Law

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein signed into law an amendment to the County’s current Anti-Smoking Law... “It is important to amend Ulster County’s Anti-Smoking Law to address technological changes and ensure the health and well-being of our citizens fr
Saugerties (NY) Post-Star
added Mar 19, 2015 20:22

[New York] Secondhand smoke a smoldering issue, especially in housing complexes

The housing authorities in Dolgeville and Oneida have made some of their buildings smoke-free. And the Utica Municipal Housing Authority has three smoke-free buildings and is in the process of implementing a no-smoking policy in its senior housing. Once
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Mar 19, 2015 14:32
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[New York] Secondhand smoke a smoldering issue, especially in housing complexes

“Is smoke-free a trend? Absolutely,” said Realtor John Brown of Coldwell Banker Faith Properties. “Is smoke-free a trend in private pay, upscale rentals? Absolutely.” In large complexes just outside Utica, no smoking policies have been getting almost as
Herkimer (NY) Telegram
added Mar 18, 2015 14:54

[New York] Cigarette Trafficking a Growing Problem for Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch report analyzes the increasingly common practice along the east Coast, from Virginia to New York.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:22

[New York, Virginia] Special report: Garner case brings cigarette trafficking to light

Illicit interstate cigarette trafficking is a problem many believe could be cured by a uniform national cigarette tax. New York, purportedly to save lives and to boost revenue, imposes the highest tax in the country at $4.35 a pack, while Virginia, avers
added Mar 18, 2015 14:21

[New York] E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

College students who use tobacco, marijuana and/or binge drink are more likely to use electronic cigarettes, researchers report. The study included more than 1,400 students, aged 18 to 23, at four colleges/universities in upstate New York who took part
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2015 12:49

[Maryland, New York] Pikesville man pleads guilty in $6.6 million contraband cigarette scheme

to conspiracy to receive, possess, sell and distribute more than $6.6 million in contraband cigarettes. Prosecutors said 41-year-old Ilgar Rakhamimov is set to be sentenced June 11 and will also face a $50,000 fine.
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:17

[New York] Anti-smoking group battles tobacco use in movies

Guests at Cumberland 12 Cinemas in Plattsburgh file through the lobby Saturday afternoon for a showing of a short anti-smoking film created by students who belong to the anti-smoking group Reality Check for Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties. The film
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Mar 17, 2015 14:47
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