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[New York] Time to Adopt and Post a Smoking Policy

Attention, co-op and condo boards and their management companies. There’s a new law in town – Local Law 147 – that requires all residential buildings to create a written policy stating where smoking is permitted or prohibited, including common outdoor ar
Habitat Magazine
added Jan 5, 2018 21:33

[New York] US starts to nip vaping in the bud

A growing number of US cities and states have begun to enforce bans on e-cigarettes in public areas, often citing the startling popularity of vaping among young people and its possible negative effects on bystanders. There has been a recent uptick in sta
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 5, 2018 00:04

New York man sentenced to more than 3 years for trafficking cigarettes from Virginia

A Staten Island man involved in the illegal trafficking of more than a half-million packs of cigarettes from Virginia to New York City was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday. In pleading guilty in September to conspiracy to traffic i
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 12, 2018 03:57
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[New York] Group Wants Smoking Ban In Every Bayside Apartment

Around 16 locals recently formed the Bayside Smoke-Free Housing Alliance hoping to combat indoor smoking by pushing Bayside and Bay Terrace apartments to adopt smoke-free policies for their buildings. The group, armed with doctors and asthma/allergy spe
added Jan 4, 2018 11:47

[New York] EDITORIAL: NY’s futile fight against illegal cigarettes

Yes, some smokers may be quit smoking rather than pay New York’s high, tax-fueled cig prices. But others will hand over the money. Or find cheaper packs elsewhere. Truth is, as long as taxes keep rising, people will keep smuggling. And investigators wil
New York Post
added Jan 12, 2018 04:03

[New York] Banned in 2009, smoking continues at UB

The University at Buffalo banned smoking in 2009. But walk on campus on any given day, and you will see students, faculty and staff puffing in parking lots, lighting up on sidewalks and vaping at the entrances to some of the university's most heavily tr
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 2, 2018 03:21
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[New York] Today in History, December 30

2002 - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signs a law banning smoking in almost all bars and restaurants in the city starting March 30, 2003.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 31, 2017 15:39

[New York] State releases 2017 results for crackdown on illegal tobacco

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a special task force created to crack down on illegal tobacco has seized more than $6 million worth of contraband cigarettes and cigars this year. The Democrat announced Tuesday that the $6.6 million seized in 2017 is $1 million m
New York Daily News
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59

New York Cigarette Tax Drives Up Smuggling

“What’s going on now is costing legitimate licensed retailers and wholesalers billions of dollars in sales,” James Calvin, director of the New York State Association of Convenience Stores, told The (Oneonta, N.Y.) Daily Star. Here's a look at how things
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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The Bayside Smoke-free Housing Alliance wants to increase the number of smoke-free apartment buildings in the Bayside and Bay Terrace communities. Organizers say there are more than 30 apartment buildings in these two areas. The alliance plans to infor
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 30, 2017 19:46
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