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The Bayside Smoke-free Housing Alliance wants to increase the number of smoke-free apartment buildings in the Bayside and Bay Terrace communities. Organizers say there are more than 30 apartment buildings in these two areas. The alliance plans to infor
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 30, 2017 19:46

[New York] Cause of fatal NYC fire was smoking, ruled accidental

Fire officials say the Christmas Day high rise blaze in New York that killed a 76-year-old man in his apartment was accidental and was caused by smoking. Authorities say John Doktor was found unresponsive in his bedroom by emergency responders Monday mor
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58

[New York] Mahoney urges Onondaga Nation to raise age for buying tobacco to 21

In a letter to the Onondaga Nation Council on Dec. 18, Mahoney requested the Nation adopt a law similar to one recently passed by the Onondaga County Legislature. That law raises the legal age to purchase tobacco, e-cigarettes and tobacco products to 21.
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Dec 27, 2017 15:28
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[New York] Burlington City Council Approves Tobacco Ballot Question

leaders passed a resolution to place a question on the Town Meeting Day ballot asking voters if the legal age to purchase tobacco products should be raised. City councilors debated whether Burlington voters should “advise the Governor and members of the
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:39


After a public hearing Tuesday night yielded no protest from residents, the city council was able to send their proposal for smoke-free parks to the mayor's desk for approval. Though smoking is currently banned in the playground areas, city lawmakers sa
WKTV News Channel 2 NBC (Utica, NY)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:15

[New York] Kirsten Gillibrand, Long a Champion of Women, Finds the Nation Joining Her

Ms. Gillibrand looked back at him, plainly bored by her elected company. She had not smoked since she became a mother, she told him. And yet. “I need a cigarette,” Ms. Gillibrand joked, adding an expletive her sons are not supposed to hear.
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2017 20:28

[New York] Suspected mobster gets prison sentence after pleading guilty to selling untaxed cigarettes

Bradford Wedra, 62, pleaded guilty to trafficking contraband cigarettes in May. Wedra was arrested as part of a massive racketeering bust in August 2016, that implicated 46 gangsters from the Genovese, Gambino, Luchese, Bonanno, and Philadelphia mob fam
New York Daily News
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06

[New York] Tobacco tax fraud bust nets 14 arrests in Broome County

Fourteen people have been arrested in a sweeping crackdown on sales of untaxed cigarettes... State troopers carried out simultaneous sweeps Thursday night of 11 convenience stores in Broome County. The investigation was described by law enforcement offic
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin
added Dec 13, 2017 13:36
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[New York] Long Beach raises smoking age to 21

City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to prohibit the sale of tobacco to those under 21, including electronic cigarettes and other devices, which officials say will help protect the health of a generation of young people.
Herald Community Newspapers (Long Island, NY)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:08
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[New York] VIDEO: Parents, Local Lawmakers Argue For Tighter Regulations For Hookah Bars On Long Island

Hempstead, the largest township in the state, now wants to ban the popular smoking lounges from sites near schools, parks, and homes — restricting them to industrial zones. “We have to do something and standing around waiting for the federal government
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Dec 8, 2017 09:52
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