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New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James Co-Host Rally Calling on the Federal Government to Investigate and Regulate E-Cigarette Companies that Advertise to Kids

hosted a rally with dozens of advocates, parents and youth to call on e-cigarette companies to stop marketing to children and teens, while at the same time urging federal entities to investigate and regulate the marketing and classification of e-cigarette
New York City:
added Jan 18, 2016 21:33

[New York] James, Stringer Team Up in Rare Appearance Against E-Cigarette Companies

In a rare appearance on Sunday, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James hosted a joint rally with dozens of advocates, parents and youth to call on e-cigarette companies to stop marketing to children and t
added Jan 18, 2016 21:24
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[New York] STRINGER/JAMES: Snuff out e-cig marketing to kids

The dirty secret is that e-cigarette companies are exploiting a loophole in laws that ban marketing tobacco products to kids....we are urging e-cig companies to take down this dangerous marketing--and calling on the federal government to investigate and r
New York Daily News
added Jan 18, 2016 21:21
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[New York] VIDEO: City Officials: E-Cigarette Ads Are Targeting Kids, Must Stop

At an Upper West Side rally, Comptroller Scott Stringer said the companies are using the old playbook of the tobacco industry when it comes to targeting young people, 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern reported. “They’re sponsoring concerts and sporting events,” St
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Jan 18, 2016 21:17

[New York] Paraplegic woman's cigarette may have ignited fire

A 69-year-old paraplegic woman was burned over 75 percent of her body when flames tore through her apartment on the Upper West Side on Sunday morning — and her cigarette may have ignited the blaze, police sources said. The fire started in her apartment
New York Post
added Jan 17, 2016 20:38

[New York, Pennsylvania] No smokescreen: Cigar-tax cheat sentenced to 3-9 years

Aamir, 46, owned and operated Delta Distribution Services Corp., a large-scale cigar distributor on Union Street, Brooklyn, authorities said. Delta imported millions of cigars from Pennsylvania-based wholesalers and resold them in New York without paying
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Jan 17, 2016 16:31

[New York] Why do college-aged young adults use e-cigarettes?

“Our findings suggest that college students and young adults may be more interested in using e-cigarettes for affective reasons, such as enjoyment or the pleasure they get from using these products, compared with use for cognitive reasons such as quittin
University of Buffalo
added Jan 11, 2016 18:43
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[New York] Letter: Smoke wafts throughout complex

Our lease states No Smoking, but it is niot enforced. These apartments are subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development When I go to wash clothes or pick up my mail I have to try not to breathe, the smoke is so bad. I would love to
Olean (NY) Times-Herald
added Jan 11, 2016 18:36

[New York] ‘Your cancer is your problem’ smoker says to neighbor: suit

A Wall Street trader suffering from throat cancer is under assault from his physician neighbor who’s wielding her secondhand smoke as a weapon, he claims... Pulini, 70, not only props her apartment door open to ensure more smoke spills out into common are
New York Post
added Jan 10, 2016 20:00

[New York] Lung cancer isn't limited to smokers

Former Chief Judge Judith Kaye's death from lung cancer Thursday highlights a key misconception... Radon gas, air pollution, secondhand smoke and cancer-causing materials in some workplaces are also known causes. Older non-smokers are at higher risk than
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 9, 2016 11:39
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