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[New York] $34,000 in confiscated cash returned to smoke-shop owner

A Shinnecock Indian smoke-shop owner who in 2012 unsuccessfully sued two Suffolk cops after they confiscated more than $34,000 in cash during a traffic stop that resulted in no charges has received the money back from the FBI.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 23, 2018 10:58
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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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[New York] Bill would choke off smoking in front of libraries

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera led a bill through both chambers banning smoking within 100 feet of all library entrances. And if Cuomo signs the bill into law, it would expand earlier efforts by Dinowitz and Rivera to snuff ou
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 18:08
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BELLAFANTE: Marijuana: The Signature Olfactory Experience of New York

so much of the pot commonly smoked today is pungent enough to resist efforts to conceal it. Even when this couple volunteered to stop smoking in their apartment, taking the habit outside instead, the mere fact of the pot lying around the house caused the
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2018 18:05
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[New York] Westchester County Increases Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21

Beginning Aug. 5, proprietors in Westchester County cannot sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. A bill raising the minimum age of purchase from 18 was approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators on June 4 and signed into law tw
TAPinto.net
added Jun 22, 2018 20:36
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[New York] Quitting Smoking Ups Drug Rehab Success, Study Shows

“I think if I would have quit smoking sooner, I would have woken up sooner to the fact that I was an addict,”.... There is research that concurs. Experts say tobacco dependence is a chronic addictive disease. A 2017 study by researchers at Columbia Unive
Long Island (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 20:38
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[New York] VIDEO: Bill unveiled to raise age for purchasing tobacco

Legislator Lashay Harris unveiled a bill to create the law Monday afternoon. She cites that 95 percent of adult smokers began smoking before they turned 21.The proposed law would apply to cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. Harris says she pro
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:43
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[New York] As cigarette use burns out, teens turn to vaping / Use soars at local high schools

The use of electronic cigarettes -- particularly discreet "vape pens" -- soared at local high schools this year, with several districts disciplining two to three times more students for using the electronic nicotine devices than in previous years. “It
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[New York] August deadline looming for landlords to set smoking policies

With so few smokers and even fewer places for them to indulge their habit, the topic often goes undiscussed when an apartment is bought or leased. It’s not an issue until it’s an issue—then it becomes a huge issue. “We get complaints at least a couple t
Real Estate Weekly
added Jun 20, 2018 14:05
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New York: Tell Assembly committee to advance Tobacco 21 bill

A bill to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been moving through the New York Legislature. But now it's stuck in the General Assembly's Codes Committee. Use the tool below email to all committee members asking them to advance the bill: We just need few pi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:32
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