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New York State receives mixed reviews on cancer-fighting public policies

“But to leverage this progress, the Governor and New York State legislators must take advantage of the opportunities to pass evidence-based laws and policies that are proven to save lives and money. In New York State alone in 2015, more than 107,800 peopl
Empire State News
added Aug 6, 2015 11:52

[New York] Smokers irate as Canton Housing Authority moves to ban smoking in subsidized apartments

Residents of 217 units in the two Riverside Drive high-rises and at the Law Lane housing complex will soon be prohibited from smoking in their apartment or just outside the building. Many smokers in the Canton Housing Authority’s high-rise apartments are
North Country (NY) This Week
added Aug 3, 2015 02:36

[New York] ‘Illegal’ rooftop bar is ruining my $10.5M penthouse: suit

Pera “permits and condones smoking by patrons of both tobacco products and marijuana,” he maintains.
New York Post
added Jul 31, 2015 12:13

[New York] The Capitol's new no-smoking cordon sanitaire

they have employed the signage equivalent of a shock-and-awe campaign: posted signs — either “NO SMOKING HERE TO BUILDING” or “NO SMOKING IN THIS AREA” every 10 to 15 feet all the way around the structure. That includes a singularly ugly semicircle of si
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07

[New York] Bryant Park’s Fence Is Removed for Repairs. In Its Place, a Bench.

“Negatives have turned up.” By that, he meant that the bench contributed to the sense that the north edge of the park was becoming an outdoor bus depot...that the bench attracted cigarette smokers, who are not welcome in the park; and that trespassers h
New York Times
added Jul 25, 2015 15:08

[New York] Friends and Family Ask if Policing Has Changed Since Eric Garner’s Death

a friend of Mr. Garner’s who used to sell loose cigarettes with him, said better manners on the part of officers had not changed the broader factors driving people into illegal cigarette sales. “Every time that man applied for a job, he was denied,” Mr.
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2015 11:25


Three Queens-based advocates for Smoke Free apartment buildings discuss their recent success and their hope that the City Council and the Mayor will take action on a larger level in the near future in an interview with City & State TV. Phil Konigsberg
City & State NY
added Jul 17, 2015 12:05

[New York] At a Party for the Jeffrey Boutique, Disco Fever Takes Hold

In another nod to the past, there were even cigarette girls working the room, but in this clean, gentrified era, the smokes they served turned out to be candy.
New York Times
added Jul 15, 2015 19:15

[New York] Despite citywide declines in smoking, tobacco use by Asian-American men on the rise

Cigarette smoking in New York City (NYC) has been trending downward, yet tobacco use among Asian Americans remains prevalent and smoking by Asian American men is on the rise. To tackle this trend, the RCHN Community Health Foundation has awarded $150,000
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 15, 2015 10:25

[New York] AUDIO: Blair Horner: Big Tobacco And The U.S. Chamber of Commerce

hen government officials get bamboozled by the industry’s deceptions, or capitulate to Big Tobacco’s – and their allies’ – political clout, people die.... In New York, Governor Cuomo should stand up to the industry and expand the fight against the number
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 14, 2015 11:14
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