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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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[New York] UPS Responds In Appeal Of $247 Million Award For Untaxed Cigarette Sales ($$)

tells the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the state of New York and New York City, in a February brief defending their $247 million award for UPS’s delivery of untaxed cigarettes, rely only on “rhetoric and invective” (New York, et al. v. United
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:03
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Don’t Even Think of Smoking Inside Your New York City Apartment ($$)

The smoking lamp is going out at co-ops and condos across New York City. Dozens of buildings caught up in the zeitgeist of green buildings and healthy living have voted to ban smoking even behind the doors of individual privately owned apartments in the
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 10, 2018 18:52
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[New York] Schumer Calls for FDA Ban on Candy-Flavor E-Cigarettes

"The FDA needs to be the adult in the room and put an end to these cynical marketing ploys," Schumer said at a news conference. His stance is that these flavors, like "bubble gum" and "gummy bear" are "cynical marketing ploys" aimed to attract minors.
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 (Binghamton, NY)
added May 9, 2018 15:37
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[New York] Nassau bill to raise age to buy tobacco to 21 advances

The measure, which Democrats had proposed repeatedly in the past only to run up against Republican opposition, will go to the full 19-member legislature, where it is expected to pass, majority Republicans have said. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran h
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added May 8, 2018 00:23
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