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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

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

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

[New York] VIDEO: City Council Committee Passes Measure To Include E-Cigarettes In Smoking Ban

"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
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 19, 2013 10:31

[New York] NY Top Court Crushes Out New Brand Of Tort In Tobacco Case ($$)

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
added Dec 17, 2013 22:38

New York City - Don't make the same mistake that New Jersey did

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 [1] respectfully submits that not only would banning the use of e-cigarettes in public places n
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Dec 5, 2013 08:46

[New York] Council Bill Aims to Limit Use of E-Cigarettes as Their Popularity Grows

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.
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2013 14:33

[New York] Tax Court Denies Stamp Cost Deduction To Cigarette Retailers ($$)

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
added Nov 24, 2013 00:57

[Illinois, New York] Smoking legislation in NYC raises concerns for young smokers

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.
The Daily Vidette (ISU, Illinois State University)
added Nov 18, 2013 16:16

[New York] Flavored Cigars v. NYC's Under-21 Smoking Ban

There is evidence to suggest that such actions will indeed reduce tobacco sales. For example, a recently released report from the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative showed that cigarette pack sales in Maryland has declined 17 percent since 2008, in lig
MintPress News
added Nov 1, 2013 08:50
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