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New York Legislature approves ban on e-cigarettes for minors

If Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs the bill into law, New York will join Alaska, Idaho, Kansas and Maryland in restricting so-called e-cigarettes that can carry nicotine
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 22, 2012 14:47
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[New York] Attorney General: State to receive $550M to resolve tobacco impasse

The nation's major tobacco companies will unlock $550 million in payments to New York and local governments to settle a decade-old dispute that had encumbered a portion of the funds meant to cover the public cost of treating ailing smokers. The resolutio
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Oct 21, 2015 14:37
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[New York] FTC recommends lawsuit to block $27B cigarette merger

The Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the second- and third-biggest cigarette makers, Reynolds American and Lorillard, a well-placed DC source not working on the case said. The five FTC commissioners
New York Post
added Mar 31, 2015 09:24
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[Australia, New York] Will revolution in cigarette packaging make a global difference in battling tobacco health crisis

Rimmer said the "heyday of big tobacco" was over and though smoking was still growing in developing countries such as India, Indonesia and China it was "only a matter of time" before anti-tobacco measures reached those places. But Daube said "well over"
New York Daily News
added Aug 22, 2012 02:16
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[New York] Healthy Living: Smoking on college campus

It seems never-ending: The battle over smokers' rights. Now, it's come to college campuses. YNN’s Geoff Redick reports. "Really what we're trying to accomplish is a cultural change," said Ralph Manchester, U of R Health Services.
Your News Now (YNN)
added Aug 19, 2012 03:55
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[New York] 2 NYers admit guilt in illegal cigarette case

State and federal authorities say two people have pleaded guilty to charges they illegally made cigarettes on an Indian reservation in northern New York. They say 53-year-old Robert Oliver, Sr., of Burke, and 48-year-old Jody Swamp, of Hogansburg, admitt
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2013 18:14
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[Australia] Cigarette plain-packaging finds favour in New York

IN THE face of fierce opposition to plain-pack cigarettes from some American politicians, Australia's Health Minister, Tanya Plibersek, has found high-profile allies. Among them is the New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg, who was ''terrifically enthusiast
The Age (au)
added Aug 15, 2012 19:50
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[New York] RIA Gets $3 Million to Continue Studying Children Exposed to Cigarette Smoke

The University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions has received a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to study the behavioral and biological differences between children exposed to cigarette smoking and those not e
University of Buffalo
added Jul 18, 2012 03:33
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[New York] Want to Live Longer? Move to NYC

Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:42
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ALCORN: Redefining public health in New York City

“We have really the nation's first and maybe the world's first public health mayor, who has made clear that he is willing to take controversial positions if they're going to improve the health of his citizens.” Of all Bloomberg's legacies to New York, len
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 08:42
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