Headlines Tagged with New York — 16,234 headlines found
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.
Mar 26, 2014 New York Law Journal
added Mar 26, 2014 01:26
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
Jan 17, 2014 Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jan 17, 2014 10:38
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
Dec 25, 2013 The Jewish Voice
added Dec 25, 2013 22:53
New York's City Council has approved extending the city's strict smoking ban to include electronic cigarettes, which emit a vapor.
Dec 19, 2013 National Public Radio (NPR)
added Dec 19, 2013 21:07
"Manufacturers of the devices are really in the addiction business," said City Councilman James Gennaro of Queens. "This is what they're selling. They're selling addiction. They're selling in flavors like cotton candy, Cap'n Crunch, and all these flavors
Dec 19, 2013 NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 19, 2013 10:31
In denying the claims of at-risk smokers who sought to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, New York's top court shielded Empire State businesses from a potentially costly new type of civil tort claim that could be brought without an actual in
Dec 17, 2013 Law360
added Dec 17, 2013 22:38
Dear Member of the New York City Health Committee: While we appreciate the City Council's desire to protect the health of the citizens of New York City, CASAA  respectfully submits that not only would banning the use of e-cigarettes in public places n
Dec 3, 2013 Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Dec 5, 2013 08:46
The makers of electronic cigarettes say that they are safe because they do not burn tar or tobacco, and they signaled their readiness on Wednesday to fight the proposed ban vigorously.
Nov 28, 2013 New York Times
added Dec 3, 2013 14:33
U.S. Tax Court ruled Tuesday that a New York-licensed wholesale cigarette dealer doesn't qualify for a federal exemption that shields small resellers from capitalizing certain costs because the company artificially deflated its gross revenue by subtractin
Nov 19, 2013 Law360
added Nov 24, 2013 00:57
As New York has recently raised the age limit for purchasing and using tobacco through a new law, Illinois lawmakers begin to consider to do the same.
Nov 17, 2013 The Daily Vidette (ISU, Illinois State University)
added Nov 18, 2013 16:16