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Big Tobacco in the Big Apple: How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry…and Anti-Smoking Activism

Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added May 15, 2018 16:19
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[New York] ALBANY COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES TOBACCO SALE LAW

The Albany County Legislature passed a law Monday evening that prohibits the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products and e-cigarettes at pharmacies. After the law goes through the state channels, pharmacies will have 3 months to remove products from their
Spectrum News
added May 15, 2018 15:32
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[New York] Premier Living Suites of SUNY Oswego Celebrates 1 Year of Going Smoke-Free

One year ago, Premier Living Suites of Oswego, established a tobacco-free policy within and around its student housing grounds. The policy prohibits smoking within 20 feet of the building and failure to comply could result in a fine. This change was mad
Oswego County (NY) Today
added May 15, 2018 14:47
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[New York] Albany Co. lawmakers ban sale of tobacco, nicotine at pharmacies

If you’re looking to buy cigarettes in Albany County, don’t head to your local pharmacy or stores that have pharmacies. Albany County legislators in a 26-11 vote Monday approved a ban on selling tobacco and nicotine-based products in pharmacies or stores
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 15, 2018 05:24
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[New York] Sen. Schumer stops by CNY to urge crackdown on e-cig marketing to kids

Schumer stopped by Fayetteville-Manlius High School on Monday to urge the [FDA] to crack down on companies marketing e-cigarettes to teens and children. He zeroed in on one particular brand, Juul, which is a sleek vaporizer that can be bought online and
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added May 15, 2018 05:11
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[New York] Albany Co. Legislature voting on pharmacy tobacco sale ban

Albany County lawmakers will consider a measure Monday evening that would ban the sale of tobacco and nicotine products in pharmacies in the county. A similar ban was passed in 2014, but was vetoed by County Executive Dan McCoy. At the time he said he was
WRGB TV-6 / cbs6 Albany (NY)
added May 15, 2018 05:23
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[Connecticut, New Jersey, New York] Westchester town raises tobacco age to 21

New Castle lawmakers passed a law last week that raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Legislators in the Westchester town say a big spike in the number of teens who vape was a leading reason for passing the law. "We want people to realize
News 12
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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[New York] Ulster County lawmakers move closer to raising minimum age for buying tobacco products

A proposal to increase the minimum age for tobacco purchases in Ulster County from 18 to 21 has moved a step closer to reality with the county Legislature’s Public Health and Social Services Committee voting unanimously in favor of the measure. The propo
Kingston (NY) Daily Freeman
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[New York] Anna Wintour admits she 'hopes' this is not her last Met Gala as she reveals her favorite details of the night

For the 2018 gala, the Met reportedly took steps to prevent a repeat, posting 'No Smoking' signs and having guards patrolling for rule-breakers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[New Jersey, New York] Committee advances bill to ban smoking on all NJ beaches

A state Senate committee approved the “New Jersey Smoke Free Air Act,” which would ban smoking at all of the state’s public beaches. “We don’t want our beautiful beaches to be used as ashtrays,” said state Sen. Steve Sweeney in a statement. “It’s a matt
News 12
added May 11, 2018 20:19
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