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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] Smokers can light up once again at state parks in the city after officials halted a ban following an objection from a pro-smoking group

Further review of the policy is needed amid the objection, and a lawsuit is likely
AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2012 02:02
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[New York] VIDEO: New Ad Calls Out Big Tobacco For Targeting Kids

Anti-smoking activists say tobacco companies are targeting children so they are fighting back with a new ad campaign, and comes as smoking rates steadily increase in the city. NY1's Cheryl Wills filed the following report.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 10, 2014 16:19
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[New York] Stubbed Out / The cigar industry says the FDA’s proposed regulations would be devastating.

The regulations would impose three new rules that the cigar industry views as particularly devastating. First, they would subject many new cigars to a pre-market review process, which the industry says is somewhat comparable to the process the agency us
National Review
added Aug 29, 2014 14:10
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[New York] EDITORIAL: The 5000-hour cigar

The regs would exempt cigars designated as premium, but only if they carry an arbitrary price tag of at least 10 bucks. So a Park Avenue plutocrat will get his smoke without interference, but the working stiff Joe who wants to relax with his $3 stogie af
New York Post
added Aug 29, 2014 14:08
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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] 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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