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[New York] Webster vape shop sued over exploding e-cig battery

Owen Atkisson, 21, claimed in his complaint that he sustained “severe and painful burns” when the lithium-ion battery in his Smoke-E Mountain-brand vaporizer suddenly blew up while he was using the product on Oct. 16, 2015. The battery in question was t
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 17, 2018 09:12
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[New York] Brooklyn police precinct’s cigar lounge goes up in smoke

“The party’s over,” the source added. The move followed a probe ordered Thursday by Police Commissioner James O’Neill in the wake of The Post’s report about smokers filling the 62nd Precinct station house with the stench from their stogies.
New York Post
added Jan 17, 2018 08:56
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[New York] Editorial: Erie County should ban smoking in cars

it would surely be too difficult to cite every driver smoking with a child inside the vehicle. But Erie County should adopt this legislation, anyway. It will send the right message about a pernicious habit that risks the health of the helpless.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 16, 2018 15:26
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[New York] GUGINO: Guest essay: Exposure to secondhand smoke increases as temps decrease

TACFL works with partners in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties to make the Finger Lakes a healthier place to live, work and play for everyone. Housing with clean, healthy air should not just be a luxury for the wealthy. All residents of multi-uni
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Jan 12, 2018 13:57
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[New York] Workers, visitors complying with new tobacco ban at county facilities

Oneida County employees and visitors to county facilities are adapting to the new ban on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on property owned or leased by the county. Until Dec. 31 there had been designated areas outside of county bui
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Jan 12, 2018 04:20
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[New York] Storage units that stashed illegal goods generated millions sent overseas

The NYPD and federal agents have long followed the trail from storage units to illegal products put on bodega shelves, everything from untaxed cigarettes to dried plant ...In one cigarette smuggling ring that was storing its cartons in Bronx units, agents
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:06
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[New York] EDITORIAL: NY’s futile fight against illegal cigarettes

Yes, some smokers may be quit smoking rather than pay New York’s high, tax-fueled cig prices. But others will hand over the money. Or find cheaper packs elsewhere. Truth is, as long as taxes keep rising, people will keep smuggling. And investigators wil
New York Post
added Jan 12, 2018 04:03
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New York man sentenced to more than 3 years for trafficking cigarettes from Virginia

A Staten Island man involved in the illegal trafficking of more than a half-million packs of cigarettes from Virginia to New York City was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday. In pleading guilty in September to conspiracy to traffic i
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 12, 2018 03:57
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[New York] ONEIDA COUNTY GOES TOBACCO-FREE

In an effort to make their community healthier, Oneida County is now prohibiting the use of all tobacco products around their buildings. As of January 1, the new local law, which was passed in 2016, finally took effect. It bans the use of cigarettes,
Spectrum News
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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BARRON: Suing the Industrial Age / New York City’s lawsuit against oil companies for having caused Superstorm Sandy is absurd.

A case can be made that the tobacco companies defrauded individual smokers by addicting them to a deadly product while lying about its safety. Energy companies, on the other hand, sell a product that was an integral element of the historical epoch called
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:06
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