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[New York] New Hartford smoking ban in parks part of growing trend

Last week, New Hartford banned smoking at its playgrounds, joining a list of more than two dozen municipalities in Oneida and Herkimer counties with outdoor smoking bans in some areas, most of them in all municipal parks. “I’m happy to know that New Hart
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Apr 16, 2014 09:07

[New York] 'Smoking 21' Law: Is Nassau Next? - Government - Glen Cove, NY Patch

Leg. Judy Jacobs offers reasons to make it illegal to sell tobacco products to those under 21 in Nassau County.
added Apr 15, 2014 23:21

[New York] 2nd Circ. Tosses Smokers' Suit After NY High Court Answer ($$)

threw out a proposed class action by a group of smokers seeking to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, based on a December ruling by New York state’s highest court that their claims for such tests were not tied to actual injury.
added Apr 15, 2014 16:54

[New York] Suffolk County 'ahead of the curve' raising tobacco-buying age to 21

Lawmakers are expected to sign a bill Monday in Suffolk County raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. “This will send a very strong message that we are serious about attacking the problem of smoking,” said Suff
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Apr 14, 2014 15:42

[New York] Suffolk County Executive Signs Bill Raising Tobacco Purchase Age To 21

As WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone was surrounded by schoolchildren Monday as he signed the bill into law — one of the toughest anti-smoking laws in the nation. “With this piece of legisla
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 14, 2014 15:42

[New York] An Artist Takes His Pay in Tobacco and Community

David Ellis is painting what could be his biggest commission ever — assuming he lives long enough, since he’s being paid in coffee and tobacco. For the last few weeks, he and a rotating cast of assistants and friends have been painting a mural of green,
New York Times
added Apr 14, 2014 08:42

[New York] 'Vape Lounge' businesses are smoking hot on Staten Island (with photos and video)

vapor lounges are popping up in vacant storefronts across the borough as the number of varieties, flavors and brands skyrocket. The movement is raising very vocal concerns among health care professionals about the industry's impact on recruiting a new ge
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Apr 14, 2014 00:37

[New York] Tobacco-buying age limit increases in Suffolk County

Suffolk County legislators voted 10 to 8 to raise the legal tobacco-purchasing age from 19 to 21. This change will begin on Jan. 1 next year. This follows New York City’s decision in November to change its tobacco-purchasing law from 18 to 21, which wil
Stony Brook (NY) Statesman
added Apr 9, 2014 00:36

[New York] Support Grows On County Board For Raising Age To Buy Cigarettes

Westchester County Board of Legislators Catherine Borgia (D-Ossining) is getting support for proposed legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 19 years old. Borgia held a special press conference last week to announce the
The Daily Voice (NY)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:57

[New York] Luciano Evaristo Hernandez-Fernandez, of Cypress Hills, arrested by Cigarette Strike Force for allegedly sale of untaxed cigarettes

BROOKLYN - The state’s Cigarette Strike Force made two arrests last week after they allegedly sold untaxed cigarettes in Brooklyn and Queens. Authorities arrested Luciano Evaristo Hernandez-Fernandez at his home on Euclid Avenue last Thursday. Inside, th
News 12 Westchester (Yonkers, NY)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:14
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