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[New York] dePEYSTER: Combating tobacco worldwide

Only by investing in sustained, strategic action and by mustering political will to stand up to the tobacco industry can global efforts succeed. Every nation, every state, every community must do its part.
Catskill (NY) Daily Mail
added May 21, 2014 09:11
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[New York] State anti-smoking chief questions e-cigarettes as quit aides

The head of the state’s anti-smoking efforts told lawmakers this morning there’s no convincing evidence that e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems — so-called ENDS — are helping cut the state’s smoking rate. “We know that the … dev
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 12, 2014 18:51
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[New York] MORRISON: FDA correct to seek regulations on e-cigarettes

The reality is that we don’t know where to draw the line about how to use e-cigarettes safely. Not enough research has been conducted to state definitively what dangers they pose under certain conditions. So the FDA should treat the devices like any othe
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added May 1, 2014 10:52
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THE CITY OF NEW YORK and THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, Plaintiffs, -against- FEDEX GROUND PACKAGE SYSTEM, INC. and FEDERAL EXPRESS CORP., Defendants. (PDF)

Plaintiffs seek in this action to: i) enjoin further deliveries of cigarettes into the City and State by FedEx; ii) require FedEx to submit to oversight by a court-appointed Special Master empowered to monitor FedEx's tobacco deliveries and assure FedEx's
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2014 13:39
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Announces $70 Million Lawsuit Against Fedex For Illegally Shipping 80 Million Untaxed Cigarettes To Consumers

Investigation Finds Shipping Giant Made Nearly 33K Illegal Shipments Of Cigarettes To Consumers In New York State Since 2006; Lawsuit Seeks An Additional $165M In Penalties
New York State Attorney General
added Mar 31, 2014 10:55
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New York state joins NYC in suing FedEx for shipping untaxed cigarettes

An amended complaint filed on Sunday included the State of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman among the plaintiffs, and sought more than $239 million in damages and penalties. The New York state alleged that FedEx knowingly shipped nearly 400,0
Reuters
added Mar 31, 2014 10:41
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[New York] Smokers Fight City Over E-Cigarette Ban

Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment argues that the Smoke-Free Air Act was designed to protect the public from exposure to second-hand smoke and cannot be extended to cover electronic cigarettes which do not emit smoke.
New York Law Journal
added Mar 26, 2014 01:26
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[New York] 6 accused of selling cigars to minor on Long Island

The suspects were caught selling the tobacco to a minor at several businesses in Bay Shore, Brentwood and West Islip on Thursday. The arrests were made during a Suffolk County police initiative into the sale of cigars to minors at 30 businesses. Police
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jan 17, 2014 10:38
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The Mike Bloomberg Legacy: 12 Years of a Better New York City / A retrospective look at the stellar a

numbers speak for themselves. According to the Office of the Mayor, the smoking rate in Manhattan fell from 21.1% in 2002 to 15.3% in 2012, signifying a 27.5% decrease in smoking overall. Furthermore, there has been a 50% decrease in teen smoking since 20
The Jewish Voice
added Dec 25, 2013 22:53
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New York City Extends Smoking Ban To E-Cigarettes : The Two-Way

New York's City Council has approved extending the city's strict smoking ban to include electronic cigarettes, which emit a vapor.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Dec 19, 2013 21:07
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