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[New York] Huntington bans smoking on town beaches; sets housing hearing

The Huntington Town board has unanimously voted 5-0 to ban smoking at its eight town beaches. Previously, smoking was banned only at town playgrounds. The ban does not include the parking lots at the beaches.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 18, 2014 18:21

[New York] Ethics of Tobacco PR Argued by Holmes, Cohen

Paul Holmes of The Holmes Report and ex-New York Times “Ethicist” columnist Randy Cohen argued heatedly Sept. 8 about the ethics of repping tobacco (Holmes favoring it). The argument took place towards the end of the 90-minute program of the New York ch
O'Dwyer's PR Daily
added Sep 18, 2014 18:06
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SULLUM: Alarmed at Increase in Smoking, New York Regulators Resist a Much Safer Alternative - Hit & Run

"Instead of supporting their use to help people quit smoking," notes Jeff Stier of the National Center for Public Policy Research, "the New York City public health establishment spends resources demonizing e-cigarettes and making them less appealing to p
Reason Magazine
added Sep 18, 2014 15:44

[Louisiana, New York] VARNEY: New Orleans is to smoking as rice is to beans: James Varney

government is required to "protect the health" of workers there exposed to smoke, she said. No, councilwoman, it is not.... I'm not smoking at the moment though I remain a nicotine slave and a tobacco lover for life.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Sep 18, 2014 15:14

[New York] ROSS: A relentless battler for real science

She saw through the mis- and disinformation campaigns promulgated by poseurs of many stripes, from the Big Tobacco spin on the “cancer epidemic” — which she rightly saw as an attempt to distract from the real culprit, cigarettes
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:33

[New York] ARCHIVE: Big pay, low payoff at NYC nonprofit

Whelan, 69, who has a doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health and founded the nonprofit in 1978, brushed off criticism. “We are more active than ever before"... Current projects include...Ross’ testimony on “reduced-risk tobacco” at an FDA hea
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:31

Bloomberg-Era Reforms Haven't Stopped New Yorkers From Smoking

“This failure in public policy provides the most striking and objective evidence to date showing that Mayor Bloomberg’s aggressive anti-smoking campaign has been ineffective,” said Jeff Stier, senior fellow at the National Center.
New York Observer
added Sep 17, 2014 17:18

[New York] Area students take part in smoking study

A total of 68 students from Finger Lakes Community College are taking part in a University of Rochester study on how effective web-based resources are in helping people quit smoking.
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Sep 17, 2014 17:17

[New York] EDITORIAL: NYC smoking rates rise as budgets fall

tobacco control programs, like many others, require a continued financial commitment in order to be effective. Without additional funding, there is little chance that smoking in New York will decrease at the rate it once did.
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:17

New York City's Adult Smoking Rate Climbs

New York City's adult smoking rate rose to 16.1% in 2013, the third straight year that tobacco use has crept up in a metropolis once known for its innovations in getting people to kick the habit, according to government data released Monday.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 16, 2014 04:34
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