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[New York] State vote to ban e-cigarettes from restaurants, bars

Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City), a prime sponsor of the legislation, called it a “long overdue bill. People have a right to a clean workplace and a clean restaurant.” Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 22, 2017 15:16
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New York Lawmakers Push Bills Across Finish Line as Session Ends

legislators expanded the Clean Indoor Air Act by adding e-cigarettes to indoor spaces where smoking is banned, including bars, restaurants, movie theaters and office buildings. New York City and nearly a dozen counties already have similar local laws.
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2017 14:11
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New York Democrats Push Measure To Smother Vaping Industry

“Every time New York State lumps vaping together with smoking, they are basically telling the smokers it is the same thing, don’t bother, and it is not not the same thing,” Andrew Osborne, vice president of the New York State Vaping Association, told WIV
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 22, 2017 13:39
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[New York] New vaping legislation could hurt local businesses

would ban vaping in workplaces, restaurants, bars and on public transportation....for a state that wants people to shop small, there's a lot of red tape. Owner of vapor New York in Elmiria Heights, Helene Moreno tells WENY News, "right now it's hard eno
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:38
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[New York] State lawmakers weigh bill to raise tobacco age to 21

the same as buying booze. A bill to raise the age limit to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 could hit the Legislature floor in Albany as soon as this week, lawmakers said. “We want to prevent disease by stopping people from beginning a smoking habit i
New York Post
added Jun 20, 2017 19:55
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[New York] You may have to take your e-cigs outside

The Republican-led Senate voted unanimously to add vapor products to the Clean Indoor Air Act, the state law that banned smoking in most public, indoor spaces in 2003. The Assembly, which approved a similar bill earlier this year, is expected to pass th
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:26
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[New York] Legislature passes bill to ban use of e-cigarettes indoors

Should Gov. Andrew Cuomo sign the bill, vaping would be banned in, among other areas, the workplace, on buses and subways, and in outdoor areas where smoking is otherwise banned, such as within 100 feet of a school.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jun 20, 2017 19:23
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[New York] Tobacco Free Network of CNY Releases Tobacco Data for Oswego County

• 41% of residents in Oswego County believe that tobacco is the most important health problem in their community. 41% of adult residents in Oswego County indicate that they believe that tobacco use is among the most important health problem in their comm
Oswego County (NY) Today
added Jun 20, 2017 10:22
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[New York] Alleged Street Boss And Underboss Of La Cosa Nostra Family Charged With Murder And Racketering Offenses In White Plains Federal Court

along with other members and associates of La Cosa Nostra, committed a wide array of crimes in connection with their association with the mafia, including murder...and trafficking in contraband cigarettes.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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[New York] 19 Alleged Lucchese Mobsters Indicted In Major Mafia Bust

The violence allegedly occurred in connection with a vast range of illegal business ventures, including... the sale of untaxed cigarettes.
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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