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[New York] Students advocate for diminished tobacco use

A number of student advocates from southeast Queens traveled to Albany last week to encourage legislators to do more to discourage smoking among New York City residents, particularly teenagers. Hakim Evans, a student at the Preparatory Academy for Write
Queens (NY) Times-Ledger Newspapers
added Feb 19, 2017 01:10

[New York] FedEx Can Seek Documents On Illegal Cigarette Shipping ($$)

FedEx can seek documents from New York City it believes may shield the company from claims it illegally and knowingly delivered untaxed cigarettes from a Long Island Native American reservation to the Big Apple, a New York federal judge has ruled. The Tu
added Feb 18, 2017 00:14

[New York] Smoking was actually good for this man’s health

Rice University researchers found that smoking was the reason why a 20-something woman had anemia, but her father, who is a smoker, did not.... “He may never be an athlete because his blood can’t carry as much oxygen, but smoking has prevented him from b
New York Post
added Feb 17, 2017 04:29

[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Paul Newman’s Lost Movie Returns — 55 Years Later

Paul Newman’s long-lost film “On The Harmfulness Of Tobacco,” will be shown for the first time in 55 years on February 20. The subject of an extensive and exclusive story in the Forward last November, it will screen at the Film Society of Lincoln Center
Weekly Forward
added Feb 15, 2017 01:16
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[New York] VIDEO: Man Impersonating Federal Agent Steals $390 in E-Cigs, Police Say

A man impersonating an agent from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms stole nearly $400 in electronic cigarettes from a neighborhood convenience store, police and prosecutors said. Steven Segarra, 52, walked into King Star Convenience at 15 Han
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32

[New York] Top Five Surprising Facts About Russian FM Sergei Lavrov

Lavrov is addicted to smoking. He refused to follow the recommendations of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan who introduced a ban on smoking at the UN headquarters. Lavrov said that "this house belongs to all members of the UN" and has continued smoking in
Sputnik (ru)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31

[New York] Some smokers say government should butt out

Cumm, survivor of a bout of cancer that she believes came from secondhand smoke, welcomes the smoking ban at Plattsburgh Housing Authority properties, including her own. Other tenants, however, believe it’s an infringement on their constitutional rights
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57

[New York] UB expert takes FDA to task for smokeless tobacco campaign

Two tobacco policy experts, including one in Buffalo, say the the Food and Drug Administration may be doing more harm than good in an ad campaign against smokeless tobacco by not offering information on the relative risks of such products as e-cigarettes
Buffalo (NY) News
added Feb 9, 2017 01:07

EDITORIAL: Raise New York's smoking age to 21

2.1 million adults still smoke in New York; and a little more than 10,000 youth under 18 become new daily smokers annually. Who's supplying these underage tobacco users with the product? Smokers ages 18 and 19 are a big source for younger kids, according
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Feb 7, 2017 21:15

[New York] 3 men in Albany accused of having untaxed cigarettes

Three Capital Region men were charged with selling untaxed cigarettes in two separate cases, the state Department of Taxation and Finance said Monday. Khaled A. Hadi, 54, and Rafat K. Hadi, 23, both of 46 Ontario St., Albany, were arrested Jan. 31 afte
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23
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