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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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[New York] Mayor Rosamilia signs smoking ban legislation into law

Specifically, the ordinance bans smoking at playgrounds, pools and other city-owned places where children generally gather.
Troy (NY) Record
added Jun 20, 2012 09:34
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[New York] APNewsBreak: No NY law seen soon for e-cigarettes

now even passage of legislation that would prohibit minors from buying e-cigarettes appears unlikely. With two dueling bills and less than a week left in the legislative session, lawmakers aren't optimistic about passing any new state laws dealing with e
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2012 13:56
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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] Is Mayor Bloomberg’s Nanny State Already Saving Lives?

We hate to admit it but what if Mayor Bloomberg is right? The smoking ban, the bike lanes, the soda ban, the mass force-feeding of cruciferous veggies—all of it may already be making us healthier.
New York Observer
added Jun 21, 2012 08:57
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[New York] Update on Status of Legislation Week of June 11, 2012 (PDF)

Cigarette Minimum Markup: By a vote of 48-11, the Senate passed the handling fee increase bill opposed by NYACS (A.8019/S.4736). We still have a chance of stopping it in the Assembly
New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS)
added Jun 15, 2012 14:28
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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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