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[New York] Decrease in anti-tobacco budget linked to increase in smoking rate: report

The report by the Independent Budget Office, a nonpartisan watchdog group, found spending on health department staff for anti-smoking programs; nicotine replacement therapies; and advertising and media campaigns decreased from around $16 million in 2007
amNew York
added Aug 12, 2015 13:53
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Smoking rates in New York City rise as funding for programs fighting the habit drops: report

Smoking rates have risen among New York City residents as the city’s funding for programs to fight the killer habit has dropped, according to a report released Tuesday. Spending on anti-smoking campaigns rose for several years in the early part of Micha
New York Daily News
added Aug 12, 2015 13:44
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[New York] LIMBAUGH: As Predicted, Liberals Move to Ban Smoking in Homes

RUSH: Wrong. I am suggesting it and you're blind to it. It is not "paranoia" when evidence already exists of the trend. CALLER: It... The... You... You're not honestly, seriously suggesting that there is a trend to ban smoking within private homes.
Rush Limbaugh Site
added Jun 30, 2015 18:19
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[New York] NY's Di Blasio moves to stop smokers from lighting up in homes

The mayor's administration is planning to pay four health-advocacy groups $9,000 apiece to press landlords and developers to prohibit lighting up in their apartment complexes so neighboring tenants don’t breathe in secondhand smoke, according to the Ne
Fox News
added Jun 29, 2015 12:20
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Cracks Down On E-Cigarette Industry, Announces Settlements With Liquid Nicotine Retailers And Manufacturer To Keep Poisonous Substance Out Of Childrens’ Hands

Amid Rise in Child Poisoning Reports, Settlements Ensure Prominent Retailers and Manufacturer Will Abide by New York Law Requiring Liquid Nicotine To Be Sold in Child-Resistant Bottles
New York State Attorney General
added Jun 24, 2015 09:52
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[New York] VIDEO: Bill banning indoor use of e-cigarettes gathers steam (updated)

A bill before the state Senate and Assembly would add e-cigarettes — electronic vaporizers that let users inhale nicotine and exhale plumes of vapor — to the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act, which bans traditional smoking in certain indoor areas.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 14, 2015 15:09
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[New York] John Oliver's 'Jeff The Diseased Lung' Hits Times Square For Anti-Smoking Awareness Flash Mob

Action on Smoking & Health, Narula organized the demonstration’s dance routine for The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids youth and Corporate Accountability International, who rallied at Big Tobacco’s annual shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday.
Medical Daily
added May 7, 2015 12:10
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[New York] Condo board ‘fumes’ over trust-funder’s alleged pot smoking

Jacqueline Lasdon, 27...Almost immediately after she moved into the $2 million pad, the board was “inundated with complaints concerning unreasonable and offensive levels of cigarette and marijuana smoke emanating from the unit into the condominium’s comm
New York Post
added Mar 28, 2015 11:45
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[New York] NYC and state to sue UPS for illegally shipping cigarettes

The state wants UPS to pay $1,000 per violation, or penalties of $78.5 million. It also seeks $89.1 million in treble damages for the state and $14.1 million for the city under the federal racketeering statute. The company "cost the state millions in r
Reuters
added Feb 18, 2015 11:04
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[New York] Philip Morris USA Loses Appeal of Widow’s $4.9 Million Award

The New York judge who oversaw a jury trial in 2013 wasn’t wrong to allow as evidence a recorded claim by the widow’s late husband, David Mulholland, that he would have heeded packaging warnings if they had been in use when he was a teenager, the U.S. ap
Bloomberg News
added Jan 7, 2015 14:09
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