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[New York] Smoke-free signs go up in one of City of Tonawanda’s parks, more to follow

The city approved a tobacco ban in August, meant to make the air in city parks cleaner and keeping people safe from second-hand smoke. Now, there is a smoke-free sign in Veterans’ Park. More signs will go up in other parks reminding people not to light
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:01
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[New York] Clifton Park Supervisor Phil Barrett resistant to raising tobacco sale age to 21

Saratoga County is considering adoption of a local law that would prohibit tobacco product sales to anyone under 21. A public hearing on the proposal is scheduled for 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at county offices in Ballston Spa, and the Board of Sup
The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:58
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[New York] Global Foundation Launches to Accelerate an End to Smoking Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Secures Major 12 Year Funding Commitment;

The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader... The Foundation has secured initial funding of approximately US$80 million annually over the next 12 years, beginning in 2018, from Philip Morris International (PMI).
Business Wire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:45
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[New York] 22nd Century to Speak at Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum

officials from the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) have invited the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Henry Sicignano, III, to participate on a GTNF panel entitled “Future Next Generation Products” on September 14, 2017 in New York City.
Business Wire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:43
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[New York, Virginia] ‘I Smell Cash’: How the A.T.F. Spent Millions Unchecked

documents tell a bizarre story of how federal agents set up shop inside a southern Virginia tobacco business, and treated its bank account as their own... Mr. Lesnak specialized in investigating tobacco smuggling, one of the A.T.F.’s core missions. Thoug
New York Times
added Sep 12, 2017 11:04
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TIERNEY: New York’s Mayor Gives Smokers Another Reason Not to Quit ($$)

. A limited number of vendors will need licenses to sell them, and vaping will be banned from many apartment common areas. This will only push smokers away from the most promising method for kicking their deadly habit. In Britain, public-health authoriti
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 12, 2017 02:54
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[New York, Virginia] I Smell Cash’: How the A.T.F. Spent Millions Unchecked

newly unsealed records reveal a widespread scheme...What began as a way to catch black-market cigarette dealers quickly transformed into a nearly untraceable A.T.F. slush fund...Rather than pose as a real company, go into business with an existing one.
New York Times
added Sep 8, 2017 15:26
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[New York, Virginia] Alleged cigarette trafficker charged in federal court; authorities say he made $2.2 million in two years

A New York man has been charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to traffic Virginia cigarettes to New York City for illegal resale. Wen Hang Zhao, of Staten Island, was named in a four-page criminal complaint Wednesday that among other things see
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2017 20:09
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[New York] NYC hikes price of pack of cigarettes to $13, highest in US

The price of a pack of cigarettes in New York City is going up — to at least $13 — and the number of places you can buy them is going down under legislation signed Monday by the mayor. The new minimum price law, which takes effect on June 1, will make Ne
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 13, 2017 15:24
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[New York] That smoking habit will burn a hole in your wallet

While the smoking rate is declining, there were still 934,000 adults puffing away in the five boroughs as of 2015, the most recent year for which data are available...tax revenues from cigarettes have nosedived, from $123 million in 2006 to a projected $
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:49
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