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[New York] Chuck Schumer wants to get rid of your e-cigarettes

Schumer called electronic cigarettes “ticking time bombs” on Sunday, as he urged the Food and Drug Administration to use its new authority to probe — and possibly recall — the devices.
New York Post
added May 9, 2016 14:58
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[District of Columbia, New York] EDITORIAL: Washington, DC, and California make welcome moves on e-cigarettes and tobacco

The age to buy tobacco products in New York State remains 18. The state should join California and Hawaii and more than 100 cities and counties – Boston, New York City and Suffolk County in Long Island among them – working to protect young people and the
Buffalo (NY) News
added May 9, 2016 23:41
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[New York] SCHUMER: JUST-ANNOUNCED FED RULES GIVE FDA CLEAR OVERSIGHT OVER E-CIGS, BUT GAPING HOLES IN UNDERSTANDING WHY DEVICES EXPLODE REMAIN;

MANY FROM BROOKLYN, QUEENS, LI & MORE HAVE BEEN SEVERELY INJURED FROM EXPLODING E-CIGS; FEDS MUST USE NEW AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE E-CIGS & PROPOSE SOLUTIONS
US Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
added May 9, 2016 15:01
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[New York] Schumer: Feds should investigate exploding e-cigarettes

said Sunday that at least four New York residents have been injured within the past few weeks when electronic cigarettes suddenly exploded or burst into flames. Schumer says new federal regulations give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the power to
AP - Associated Press
added May 8, 2016 17:21
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[New York, Virginia] Authorities break up Chinatown buses cigarette-smuggling ring

A trafficking operation that used Chinatown buses and cars to bring 2 million contraband cigarettes into New York City every week has been extinguished by authorities. The alleged ringleaders ran a tobacco shop in Virginia, where taxes are far lower, an
New York Post
added May 8, 2016 16:42
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[New York] Hookah lounge fears smoking age change

“We’re scrambling. It’s not just us that’s affected: landlords are potentially affected, employees are affected, these young adults have nowhere to go to,” added Halia.
WTEN TV ABC Channel 10 (Albany, NY)
added May 8, 2016 16:36
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[New York] At 85, Heritage Cigar Brand Nat Sherman Eyes the Future

Somewhere between innovation and nostalgia, you’ll find Nat Sherman, a heritage cigar brand with a panache for the past and an eye on the future. Celebrating its 85th anniversary this year, the third-generation, family-operated company is far from stuff
New York Observer
added May 6, 2016 19:03
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[New York] FDA taking action to regulate e-cigarettes

Vape shops began springing up all over Western New York, and e-cigarettes grew into a major industry, with national sales topping $7 billion annually by 2014. But as e-cigarettes began being suspected as a bigger public health threat than previously tho
Buffalo (NY) News
added May 6, 2016 11:29
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[New York] VIDEO: Will Erie County change the legal age to buy tobacco?

Surrounding counties are jumping on the bandwagon to change the legal age to buy tobacco and with teen smoking on the rise, Erie County may soon do the same. The Chautauqua County legislature recently approved a local law raising the age for tobacco sale
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added May 6, 2016 11:24
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[New York, Virginia] Henrico Co. cigarette bust: More than $10 million funneled into smuggling operation

Police shut down a multi-million dollar cigarette trafficking ring...documents on the case read like a movie script....spent more than $10 million dollars on cigarettes in the Richmond area, then paid people to run the tobacco up I-95 to the Big Apple. C
WRIC Channel 8 (Richmond, VA)
added May 6, 2016 19:43
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