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[New York] SHERWOOD: NY hospital wrongfully bans electronic cigarettes after patient catches fire

In this case however, e-cigarettes were wrongfully banned because the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. There are a lot of uncertainties about this story but some would say it is yet another attack on the electronic cigarette industry which is f
Examiner.com (National)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:04
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[New York] NY hospital warns after e-cigarette fire, injury

Syracuse Fire Department officials say the exact cause of last month's fire at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center has not yet been determined. However, hospital officials say the patient had a battery-powered e-cigarette, which uses a heating element to
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 09:10
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[New York] NY hospital warns after e-cigarette fire, injury

Syracuse Fire Department officials say the exact cause of last month's fire at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center has not yet been determined. However, hospital officials say the patient had a battery-powered e-cigarette, which uses a heating element to
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:10
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[New York] Syracuse hospital bans e-cigarettes after patient on oxygen catches fire while using one

A Syracuse hospital is warning patients not to use electronic cigarettes after a patient on oxygen caught fire while puffing on one of the devices. Joe Galloway, a Syracuse Fire Department investigator, said the cause of the March 22 fire at St. Joseph'
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 22, 2014 11:06
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[New York] NYC Parks Smoking Ban Barely Enforced

Gotham Gazette's FOIL request for data on the enforcement of the ban against smoking in parks shows that since it went into effect in 2011, only 440 tickets have been issued. Ninety percent (or 397) were issued in Manhattan, 17 in Brooklyn, 15 in Staten I
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Apr 21, 2014 17:50
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[New York] Brooklyn man stabs his friend to death after arguing over cigarettes, dumps his body in storage container: cops

Cops arrested Joshua Simser, 24, who allegedly had a spat with Raphael Sanchez, over smoking Saturday inside his home on E. 54th St. in Flatlands. Simser is charged with murder. He stabbed Sanchez several times before tying him up
New York Daily News
added Apr 21, 2014 16:08
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[New York] Call to amend law to include e-cigarettes

Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello said the city should amend its ordinances to include e-cigarettes where smoking is prohibited, and that the town attorney will look at what language would be needed for a City Council resolution to make the city’s anti-sm
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Apr 21, 2014 10:40
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[New York] Missing Report Could Affect Tobacco Control Funding: Hevesi

An independent evaluation of the state’s tobacco control program was supposed to be in by Sept. 1, but state Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) is still waiting. The lawmaker, who serves as chairman of the Oversight, Analysis and Investigations C
The Forum Newsgroup (Howard Beach, NY)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:46
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[New York] NY County Raises Tobacco Sales Age Limit To 21 ($$)

Suffolk County joined the ranks of some of the strictest counties in the nation on tobacco sales when it greenlighted a measure Monday to raise the age for the purchase of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 years old.
Law360
added Apr 18, 2014 17:48
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[New York] Binghamton Housing Authority Goes Smoke Free

No smoking is allowed inside of apartments at the Carlisle and Saratoga housing complexes. Residents or visitors who want to smoke must now be 25 feet away from the buildings. A building at North Shore Towers is also smoke free. After three violations,
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 (Binghamton, NY)
added Apr 18, 2014 10:09
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