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Fewer New York shops ask for ID when selling cigarettes

New York City enacted a law in 2014 that raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21...researchers at NYU and UCLA have found that compliance with identification (ID) checks has significantly decreased since the law went into effect last year.
Consumer Affairs
added Nov 23, 2015 16:55

[New York] Up in vapor: Local air-quality researcher involved in e-cigarette study

McAuley is preparing a continuation of a study CHANGE had published in 2012 that has been widely cited. It was commissioned by the National Vapers Club, an organization founded in 2009 that promotes education and scientific research while looking to prote
Glens Falls (NY) Post-Star
added Nov 23, 2015 00:00

[New York] Non-Compliance Highest Among Independent Retailers; ID Check Compliance Highest Among Chain Stores

Prior to the change in the law, 29% of retailers sampled were non-compliant. Following the change, a full 38% of retailers sampled did not ask for ID when selling cigarettes to young people. Researchers also examined new minimum price laws for cigarette
New York University
added Nov 21, 2015 21:41

[New York] Diane Lane Recalls Smoking and Skating in Her Old Neighborhood

“There was a park nearby where we’d practice smoking cigarettes, and a Lamston’s on the block,” she said, referring to the old variety store.
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01

[New York] EDITORIAL: An Invasion Of Privacy

The Wave believes this federal mandate – and Richards’ plan -- to be unfair. Smoking should be banned in common areas, but when the government wants to dictate what people do in their own living room – especially a legal one – it opens all sorts of trou
The Wave (Far Rockaway, NY)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01

Retailer compliance with tobacco control laws in New York City before and after raising the minimum legal purchase age to 21

Several aspects of tobacco control appear to have deteriorated in NYC. Greater attention to monitoring retailer compliance with all tobacco regulations will be important for Tobacco 21 laws to be effective in reducing youth access to tobacco products.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01

[New York] Smoking Will Be Banned In Syracuse Public Housing

Starting Thursday, smoking will be banned in all of Syracuse’s public housing. The decision comes from a recommendation made by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development which may institute the ban nationwide. Francine Whitman lives in one of
WSKG (Vestal, NY)
added Nov 17, 2015 15:30
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[New York] Smoke-free housing proposal proves controversial in north country

Mr. Robare said the Watertown Housing Authority plans to stay ahead of the game in regard to HUD regulations, which he believes ultimately will save the agency money. “It will save in maintenance costs,” he said. “When you’re turning over units when smok
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Nov 17, 2015 14:46

[New York] Would YOU help light a child's cigarette? Fascinating social experiment tests how adults react to a ten-year-old boy smoking in public

That's the question posed by this video which begins with a youngster, aged around ten, wandering the streets of New York City... But not all members of the public showed concern. This woman asked the boy his age and then bent down as she appeared to ligh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 14, 2015 01:27

[New York] All Public Housing Complexes Soon Could Be Smoke-Free

"It's extremely difficult for New Yorkers who may be suffering from secondhand smoke pollution to find another apartment, because of the high cost of living in New York City," Kwan says. There are high rates of NYCHA residents with asthma and other respi
added Nov 14, 2015 00:26
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