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[New York] Long Beach raises smoking age to 21

City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to prohibit the sale of tobacco to those under 21, including electronic cigarettes and other devices, which officials say will help protect the health of a generation of young people.
Herald Community Newspapers (Long Island, NY)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:08
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[New York] VIDEO: Parents, Local Lawmakers Argue For Tighter Regulations For Hookah Bars On Long Island

Hempstead, the largest township in the state, now wants to ban the popular smoking lounges from sites near schools, parks, and homes — restricting them to industrial zones. “We have to do something and standing around waiting for the federal government
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Dec 8, 2017 09:52
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[New York] KELLETT: SJU Should Become A Smoke-Free Campus

Federal Courts have recently forced big tobacco companies to run a 52-week ad campaign...But what is St. John’s doing to further this conversation on campus?
The Torch (St. John's University)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:20
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[New York] New School Fails to Enforce Lang Courtyard Smoking Ban

the Vera List Courtyard. Smoking was banned in the space between the 11th and 12th Street buildings in Feb 2013. Four years have passed, but people are still lighting up. The ban was implemented because of staff and faculty concerns that smoke was enteri
New School Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:35
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[UK, New York] Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

donors sometimes give hefty amounts to institutions in an effort to shift attention from business practices that may strike some as unsavory.... In the 1980s, for example, antismoking groups denounced the Joffrey Ballet and other institutions for acceptin
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2017 16:52
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[New York] CALVIN: Convenience store group: Hazy logic behind push for 'Tobacco 21' (Commentary)

we refused the sale 97.2 percent of the time. Statewide, compliance is only 95 percent. We don't expect applause; it's our job. But neither do we expect the county government to knowingly take legitimate business away from us by enacting a policy based o
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 30, 2017 05:03
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[New York] PARSNOW: Raise The Tobacco Purchasing Age To 21

Onondaga County should be the place where it comes next. Last week, the county legislature’s health committee unanimously passed a measure that would raise the required age to purchase tobacco-related products in Onondaga County from 19 to 21. The law wo
Syracuse (NY) New Times
added Nov 30, 2017 05:11
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[New York] Sen. Schumer Urges FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes Immediately

In a statement, Sen. Schumer noted a study indicating that 20% of New York kids are using e-cigarettes. More than one in five high school students in the state used e-cigarettes last year. That rate is higher than the national average. In 2016, 11.3% o
USA Herald
added Nov 27, 2017 16:25
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[New York] Councilman behind anti-tobacco laws allegedly smokes in office

Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan) would even illegally light up inside his office on the 18th floor of 250 Broadway, said one well-placed council source... “Council member Johnson has never once smoked in his office. The very notion is ridiculous,” J
New York Post
added Nov 27, 2017 08:38
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[California, New York] GREENHUT: Bay Area takes police-state approach to tobacco

What were police doing arresting someone for possibly selling a few loose cigarettes? It’s simple: New York City and other liberal locales are intent on regulating virtually every aspect of human behavior...And they won’t have any idea what happened the n
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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