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[New York] Danny Meyer Thinks Tipping Is Socialist

we will lose one of the greatest commercial advantages we have. That’s what happened with smoking at the Union Square Cafe. We banned it in 1990 and after the citywide ban, we weren’t the one island you could go to to escape smoke.
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 20:52

[New York] Lung Association: Raise the age limit for tobacco purchases

No one younger than age 21 should be allowed to buy cigarettes or other tobacco products in New York. That's just one of the strategies the American Lung Association is proposing to lower the death and disability toll and the economic costs of smoking in
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2016 15:16

Fitch Maintains 14 New York Tobacco Settlement ABS Tranches on Rating Watch

in connection with an ongoing and comprehensive portfolio review of the entire Fitch-rated universe of tobacco bonds. Fitch has completed or nearly completed the review of transactions from other jurisdictions and will concentrate on the New York portfol
Business Wire
added Feb 2, 2016 23:46

[Pennsylvania] Thomas Farley, the former New York City health commissioner who targeted smoking and sodium during his tenure there, has been appointed Philadelphia's new health commissioner

Mayor Jim Kenney announced Farley's appointment on Monday, saying his "out-of-the-box approach to public health" and his experience make him a valuable asset. In his over four years as New York's health commissioner Farley succeeded in banning smoking a
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2016 01:27

[New York] Cigarette magnate Rodney Morrison sentenced to over 12 years ($$)

Ending a case that has wound on for more than a decade, Rodney Morrison, the former cigarette magnate on the Poospatuck Reservation in Mastic, has been sentenced to 12 years and 9 months in federal prison, according to officials.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17

[Asia, Nepal, New York] This 112-year-old woman smokes 30 cigarettes a day

A Nepalese woman has defied science by living to the ripe old age of 112 — despite her 30-cigarette-a-day habit.... Instead of holding a cigarette with her index and middle finger, Lamichhane uses her entire right fist, which she then holds to her mouth
New York Post
added Jan 26, 2016 22:32

[New York] Deputies: Woman started apartment fire with tossed cigarette

42-year-old Susanne Henzel had been smoking on the porch at her friend's apartment on Livingston Street. She later admitted to crumpling it up in her hand and tossing it to the side....was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree rec
CNY Central (Syracuse, NY)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke Poses Health Risk for Hookah Bar Workers

When they tested markers of active smoking and secondhand smoke in 10 hookah bar workers in New York City who did not smoke cigarettes, they found that the average level of exhaled carbon monoxide rose significantly after the workers' shifts. Specificall
MedPage Today
added Jan 26, 2016 14:41

[New York] Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk

Hookah bar employees are at risk for exposure to secondhand smoke, a new study warns. "Hookah [water pipe] use is often exempt from clean indoor-air laws that protect people from secondhand smoke," study senior author Terry Gordon, a toxicologist and pro
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30

[New York] Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees

These results demonstrate that hookah bars have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that appear to cause adverse health effects in employees. These data indicate the need for further research and a marked need for better air quality monitorin
Tobacco Control
added Jan 26, 2016 14:18
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