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[New York] New School Fails to Enforce Lang Courtyard Smoking Ban

the Vera List Courtyard. Smoking was banned in the space between the 11th and 12th Street buildings in Feb 2013. Four years have passed, but people are still lighting up. The ban was implemented because of staff and faculty concerns that smoke was enteri
New School Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:35
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[UK, New York] Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

donors sometimes give hefty amounts to institutions in an effort to shift attention from business practices that may strike some as unsavory.... In the 1980s, for example, antismoking groups denounced the Joffrey Ballet and other institutions for acceptin
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2017 16:52
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[New York] CALVIN: Convenience store group: Hazy logic behind push for 'Tobacco 21' (Commentary)

we refused the sale 97.2 percent of the time. Statewide, compliance is only 95 percent. We don't expect applause; it's our job. But neither do we expect the county government to knowingly take legitimate business away from us by enacting a policy based o
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 30, 2017 05:03
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[New York] PARSNOW: Raise The Tobacco Purchasing Age To 21

Onondaga County should be the place where it comes next. Last week, the county legislature’s health committee unanimously passed a measure that would raise the required age to purchase tobacco-related products in Onondaga County from 19 to 21. The law wo
Syracuse (NY) New Times
added Nov 30, 2017 05:11
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[New York] Sen. Schumer Urges FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes Immediately

In a statement, Sen. Schumer noted a study indicating that 20% of New York kids are using e-cigarettes. More than one in five high school students in the state used e-cigarettes last year. That rate is higher than the national average. In 2016, 11.3% o
USA Herald
added Nov 27, 2017 16:25
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[New York] Councilman behind anti-tobacco laws allegedly smokes in office

Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan) would even illegally light up inside his office on the 18th floor of 250 Broadway, said one well-placed council source... “Council member Johnson has never once smoked in his office. The very notion is ridiculous,” J
New York Post
added Nov 27, 2017 08:38
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[California, New York] GREENHUT: Bay Area takes police-state approach to tobacco

What were police doing arresting someone for possibly selling a few loose cigarettes? It’s simple: New York City and other liberal locales are intent on regulating virtually every aspect of human behavior...And they won’t have any idea what happened the n
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Raise tobacco purchasing age to 21 in Onondaga County (Editorial)

Onondaga County is poised to join more than a dozen communities in New York state that ban the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21...We already tell them they can't buy alcohol until age 21...Tobacco products arguably are worse than al
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 25, 2017 21:07
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[New York] LETTER: Glad e-cigarette dangers were shared (letter to the editor)

I appreciated reading in the Nov. 22 Advance about Senator Schumer's commentary regarding the dangers in the use of e-cigarettes by young people. I personally experienced the side effects not long ago while sitting in a public space (where smoking is not
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Nov 25, 2017 01:47
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[New York] Tobacco-funded anti-smoking ads set to debut on TV, in newspapers

Hart and other anti-smoking advocates hope the ads will be a wakeup call to state lawmakers that more needs to be done to combat the tobacco industry and reduce smoking, especially among children and teens. The Cancer Society noted that annual healthcar
New York Daily News
added Nov 25, 2017 01:13
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