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[New York] Poughkeepsie Council partially reverses city's smoking ban in parks

By a five to three vote, the Poughkeepsie Common Council Wednesday night reversed a more than year old city ordinance that bans smoking in city parks and will now allow people to light up in park parking lots.
Hudson Valley (NY) News
added Sep 20, 2012 09:18

[New York] NYC Health Department launches new anti-smoking campaign

While we congratulate the Health Department for reminding folks about the dangers of smoking and actively trying to help them quit, we were once again disappointed to see that there was no mention of the potential benefits of tobacco harm reduction, incl
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Sep 20, 2012 08:06

[New York] For Adults Who Breathe Smoke

Smoking Culture opened two years ago, remains a shopper's Mecca, a sort of diamond district for the latex and water pipe set. Glass pipes, hookahs and electronic cigarettes lined the wall cases. A poster for a product called the Incredibowl offered saluta
New York Times
added Sep 14, 2012 07:26

[New York] 'Made By Hand' Series Explores NYC Hand-Made Cigar Shop, Martinez Cigars (Video)

Brooklyn-based film studio Bureau Of Common Goods has begun rolling out a new digital video series, entitled "Made By Hand," which follows people who make things by hand -- sustainably, locally, and with a love for their craft. For the fourth installmen
added Sep 8, 2012 22:39

[New York] UB Professor Conducts Research On Tobacco Use Abroad

An international survey of tobacco use in three billion individuals, published in the current issue of The Lancet, demonstrates a need for policy change in low- and middle-income countries, according to the University at Buffalo professor who led the rese
Jamestown (NY) Post-Journal
added Sep 3, 2012 05:04

[New York] 'Toddlers and Tiaras' shocker: 4-year-old Destiny 'smokes' a cigarette onstage

A 4-year-old beauty pageant contestant shocked the audience when she waltzed on stage — with teased hair and a leather jacket — puffing on a cigarette. “Don’t forget to smoke!” her mom urged from the sidelines.
New York Daily News
added Aug 31, 2012 17:53

[New York] NY Gets Mixed Reviews on Cancer Fighting Policies

Report Ranks State Progress on Tobacco Control, Access to Care and Prevention
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 10, 2012 19:17

[New York] LETTER: 'Big Tobacco' snuffs out Haverstraw law

As a pediatrician and school physician, it pains me to know that some of the students I work with every day will be negatively impacted as a result of tobacco. Reducing tobacco use among our youth requires a comprehensive plan that includes a well-fund
New York Journal News
added Aug 2, 2012 05:59

[New York] Suffolk smoking ban leaves smokers and nonsmokers to work together

Smoking at parks or beaches in Suffolk County will soon be banned after a bill was passed last week. But if you choose to be a rebel and light up anyway, there will be no fine or penalty -- just judgment from your fellow patrons.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 26, 2012 03:47

[New York] As tobacco sales decline, so does tobacco money for Jefferson County

Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added May 11, 2012 16:41
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