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[Canada, New York] "We didn't put that border here" - Mohawks fight a problem of geography and identity

Akwesasne made headlines in the 1990s when some Mohawks asserted their sovereign trade rights to bring untaxed cigarettes into Canada. Canadian mounties tried to stop them.
North Country Public Radio
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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TATEL: New York City Requires Adoption of a Smoking Policy ($$)

Eva Talel discusses recent New York City legislation which imposes on residential landlords and boards the obligation to adopt a smoking policy within one-year, and federal legislation which requires public housing agencies to implement a smoke-free polic
Law.com
added Oct 31, 2017 22:36
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On Heels of Anti-Tobacco Overhaul, New York City Targets Non-Tobacco Shisha Blog Tobacco Law Blog

de Blasio signed into law three measures targeting non-tobacco shisha. According to one of the co-sponsors, these laws were passed in “an effort to bust the misperception that non-tobacco shisha is healthier than cigarettes when, in fact, they are not.”
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:54
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[New York] Phelps updates tobacco grounds policy

The town of Phelps is collaborating with Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes to update its tobacco-free grounds policy. The new policy restricts the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, on town-owned property.
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Oct 31, 2017 00:47
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[New York] E-Cigarette limitations have county health department support

Adding electronic cigarettes to a widespread state ban on indoor smoking will require further education, said Genesee and Orleans County Public Health Director Paul Pettit. “From (the county’s) perspective our role is continuing to educate on the negativ
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Oct 28, 2017 14:58
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New York Bans E-Cigarettes Indoors

New York was one of the first US states to ban cigarettes in indoor public spaces in 2003. Now, the Governor Andrew Mark Cuomo signed a statute that bans e-cigarettes, vaping pens and e-hookahs. The ban goes into effect in 30 days, and New York will be
Newswire
added Oct 26, 2017 17:50
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[New York] Smoke-free advocates announce new organization against tobacco use

The January victory of non-smokers at North Shore Towers has spurred a trend in northeast Queens with the creation of the Bayside Smokefree Housing Alliance... Founder Phil Konigsberg worked to eliminate smoking in North Shore Towers and has now put toge
Queens (NY) Times-Ledger Newspapers
added Oct 26, 2017 05:22
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[New York] Tucker Carlson's little known vaping website is secondhand smoke

Dailyvaper.com, a website launched by Carlson's very popular Dailycaller.com website to extol the virtues of vaping, is one of the best kept secrets on the Internet. When exactly the site became active is unclear, but the domain was created in 2014 and
New York Daily News
added Oct 26, 2017 05:15
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[New York] ‘Coming Out of a Cloud’ After Drug Abuse and Mental Illness

Within a few months of kicking her drug habit, she joined a weekly smoking-cessation group through Brooklyn Community Services. “I quit cold turkey,” she said. Most in the group used nicotine patches to transition, but not Ms. Ramirez. “I didn’t want to
New York Times
added Oct 26, 2017 05:02
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New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited

“These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, but the reality is they also carry long-term risks to the health of users and those around them,” Mr. Cuomo said in a statement. “This measure closes another dangerous loophole in the
New York Times
added Oct 24, 2017 05:05
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