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[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Electronic cigarette ads ‘explicitly’ target kids, NYC Controller Scott Stringer says in letter to FTC

“The same companies that peddled ‘Joe Camel’ and similar, kid-friendly images to an earlier generation are back with new ad strategies"...he’s worried city pension funds, which have investments in e-cigarette companies, could be at risk if the firms are h
New York Daily News
added Dec 25, 2015 03:07
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New York AG announces $550 million settlement with tobacco companies

The settlement agreement releases $550 million belonging to New York citizens from an escrow account that had stayed there during a decade-long dispute between the tobacco companies and the state. “Big Tobacco must pay for the damage it has done and co
Legal NewsLine
added Dec 18, 2015 20:19
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[New York] Discarded Cigarette Caused Massive Bronx House Fire, FDNY Says

THE BRONX — The massive fire that ripped through a block of houses in Fordham last week was caused by a carelessly discarded cigarette, according to the FDNY. The six-alarm blaze started just before midnight on Dec. 10 at 2086 Valentine Ave., a three-st
DNAinfo
added Dec 16, 2015 18:20
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[New York] VIDEO: FDNY: Six-Alarm Fire in the Bronx Caused by 'Carelessly Discarded Cigarette'

Nine people, including three firefighters, were hurt in the fire in Fordham Heights that burned six buildings. Initially, officials said 89 people had to be evacuated.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:15
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TOBACCO, A CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND ENGRAVINGS ACQUIRED SINCE 1942 IN THE ARENTS TOBACCO COLLECTION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, FROM 1507 TO THE PRESENT

New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:55
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[New York] George Arents Collection

the largest and most comprehensive library in the world devoted to the history, literature, and lore of tobacco. The collection contains both printed and manuscript works—as well as prints, drawings, and ephemera—dating from 1507 to the present, represent
New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:45
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[New York, Virginia] Henrico man pleads guilty in federal cigarette case

Atef Roshdy, an Egyptian national and owner of Karam Roshdy LLC, faces up to 10 years in prison when sentenced...Gibney cautioned Roshdy — who spoke through an Arabic translator in court Monday — before entering his plea that doing so could be used as evi
Richmond.com
added Dec 16, 2015 18:29
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[Ireland] New York historic collection of Irish cigarette pack cards celebrates Irish towns (PHOTOS)

the New York Public Library is in the process of digitalizing Player’s Cigarettes' cards dating from the late 1920s. These treasures, depicting towns and areas in Ireland with a description of the locale on the flipside, were created by Irish artist Jack
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Dec 15, 2015 17:56
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[New York] Is that one from the collection? Designer Mary-Kate Olsen pops out for a smoke break in NYC wearing baggy robe

It doesn't appear that newlywed Mary-Kate Olsen is cutting down on the cigarettes any time soon. The hard-working fashion designer was seen taking a moment to herself to indulge in her naughty habit outside her office building on Monday. The 29-year-old
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:34
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As Marijuana Laws Relax, Smokers in New York Turn Bolder

If the smell (and the lightheadedness a passer-by may feel) is anything to judge by, lighting up and strolling around seems increasingly common in pockets of Brooklyn, on side streets in Manhattan and in other public spaces.
New York Times
added Dec 14, 2015 22:13
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