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[New York] Sarah Palin's chaw: Why did she wave chewing tobacco during NRA speech?

She was using the chewing tobacco as a visual aid in her battle against what she perceives as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-freedom crusade. In March at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, Ms. Palin defiantly sipped
Christian Science Monitor
added May 6, 2013 14:32

[New York] Artist makes portraits from DNA found in chewing gum and cigarettes

Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has done more than wonder. She collects errant hairs, cigarette butts, fingernails, and discarded chewing gum from public places and using the DNA she finds, creates 3D portraits of how the owners of this discarded genetic mat
io9 (Gawker Media)
added May 6, 2013 01:53

[UK, New York] Debating Age Limits on Tobacco

While most tobacco researchers agree that age restrictions will do no harm and may well help reduce the incidence of smoking among teenagers, firm scientific proof for their effectiveness is hard to come by. In 2007, the minimum age for buying tobacco in
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 30, 2013 05:28

[Illinois] New York cigarette proposal gains Chicago support

The proposal has even garnered support from Chicago’s 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas. “That’s something worth exploring because more kids are smoking now,” said Cardenas. Other Chicago officials were hesitant to respond, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel
DePaulia Online
added Apr 29, 2013 01:55

[New York] Smoke Without Fire

A little company called NJOY thinks it has finally designed an electronic cigarette that doesn’t look ridiculous. But would James Dean have smoked one?
New York Magazine
added Apr 28, 2013 23:32

[New York] The Brian Lehrer Show: Open Phones: Should You Have To Be 21 to Buy Cigarettes?

Listeners: Do you agree? Should the age to legally purchase tobacco be raised from 18 to 21? 212-433-WNYC.
WNYC Radio
added Apr 24, 2013 10:34

[New York] Christine Quinn calls for ban on cigarette sales to anyone under 21

Quinn, who is running for mayor, said that 80 percent of the city's adult smokers picked up the habit before turning 21, that most people who don't smoke regularly by 21 are unlikely to start and that, according to a Department of Health study, about 20
New York Post
added Apr 24, 2013 00:24

The new whiskey? New York City proposes to raise the age at which tobacco can be purchased from 18 to 21

No one under 21 will be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation's largest city.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2013 12:45

[New York] More colleges ban smoking on campus, report finds

New York has 67 smoke-free or tobacco-free college campuses, more than any other state in the country, and 29 more colleges in the state are working to adopt such policies, the American Cancer Society announced in a recent report.- 1:25 pm
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Apr 4, 2013 15:01

[New York] Bloomberg: 6,000 more bars and restaurants in NYC since 2003 smoking ban

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said there's strong economic proof that the 2003 Smoke-Free Air Act is responsible for a 47 percent surge in the number of restaurants and bars in the city. The 6,000 additional restaurants and bars are responding to a demand from
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Apr 1, 2013 10:00
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