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[New York] SULLUM: For public health, let them vape cake

Critics like Constantinides and Rockefeller, guided by little more than their own idiosyncratic tastes, want to decree which flavors adult vapers may consume, even at the cost of deterring smokers from quitting. These taste tyrants elevate hypothetical t
New York Daily News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:21
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[New York] AUDIO: The Brian Lehrer Show: Family Meeting 2004: Foodies' Paradise - WNYC

WNYC Radio
added Oct 20, 2014 12:18
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[New York] ARCHIVE: The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans | The Rundown

“I discovered the evidence was really weak,” explained lead author Ronald Bayer, a professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. “The evidence of harm to non-smokers on the beach or in a park from someone smoking is virtually non-ex
PBS
added Oct 20, 2014 10:22
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New York City Proposes to Include E-Cigarettes in Flavor Ban

The New York City Council has recently proposed a measure that would prohibit so-called “characterizing flavors” in e-cigarettes. The move would subject vapor products to the existing ban on “characterizing flavors” in all tobacco products, which only a
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 19, 2014 11:52
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Flavored E-Cig Regulations May Be Coming Soon for New York City

In a proposed update to a New York City Department of Health Ordinance, the definition of “tobacco products” will explicitly include e-cigs and related accessories. The inclusion of e-cigs within the definition of “tobacco products” will necessarily res
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
added Oct 19, 2014 11:51
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In New York, a Nose for Hidden Compartments and Cigarettes

inside were rows and rows, all different brands, of contraband. Not narcotics or pills, but unopened packs of cigarettes, perfectly legal in the state in which they were bought, but not here. Hence the secret compartment....chokehold death of Eric Garner
New York Times
added Oct 18, 2014 09:45
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[New York] American Vaping Association Fights Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

Just three weeks after serious doubts were raised about vaping’s effectiveness, Queens City Councilman Costa Constantinides has introduced a bill limiting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes to tobacco bars. This would be in addition to the general e-cigar
New York Observer
added Oct 16, 2014 18:18
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[New York] GREENHUT: Smoke more, government needs the cash

But the real conundrum involves the unforeseen behavior of smokers, who increasingly turn to the black market to buy cigarettes once the tax rates make their smoking habit too expensive. This database points to the tobacco tax rates in each state.
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Oct 16, 2014 17:36
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[New York] C.D.C. Director Becomes Face of Nation’s Worry and Flawed Response

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the nation’s top public health official, has always overcome obstacles....He took on issues like smoking and obesity. Some said New York was becoming a nanny state, but life expectancy grew during his tenure.
New York Times
added Oct 15, 2014 22:45
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[New York] TESSLER: University should strengthen smoking policy

It is unfair that city residents, including NYU students, must be subjected to secondhand smoke. Students must walk through a cloud of toxins when trying to enter their dorm, study or eat at a dining hall. Both city and university officials must take init
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:43
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