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[New York] Study: E-cigs shouldn't be used to quit smoking

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield says e-cigs are not regulated by the FDA and can contain liquid nicotine, flavoring, and other potentially harmful chemicals. According to doctors, the risk associated with these devices is unknown and there is no way to gua
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:10

[New York] Secondhand smoke is killing your pets

Our four-legged friends are at greater risk because they spend more time indoors and live closer to carpets, where carcinogenic particles are trapped, according to scientists at the University of Glasgow.
New York Post
added Dec 30, 2015 14:35

[New York] Why 200 Cigarettes Is Still the Best New Year’s Eve Movie Ever

so the wonderful cast, who spend the whole time smoking cigarettes around New York transported to that time in New York, well before Michael Bloomberg became mayor, as you watch the characters light up cigarette after cigarette.
added Dec 31, 2015 17:30

Cigarette tax revenue plunges as smokers buy outside New York

New York state cigarette tax collections have plunged by about $400 million over the past five years, according to figures and estimates from the office of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. And New York has also lost $1.3 billion in uncollecte
New York Post
added Dec 29, 2015 16:47

[New York] Study: Area young people are drawn to e-cigarettes

A survey recently released by an area anti-tobacco organization shows that electronic cigarette use in young people is nearly double its use among those 25 and older. However, two employees at an Oneonta smoke shop said Sunday that their sales don't refl
Oneonta (NY) Daily Star
added Dec 29, 2015 16:44

[New York] Feds Asked To Investigate E-Cig Companies For Kid-Focused Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission is taking public comments on a proposed study of the e-cigarette industry, and Comptroller Scott Stringer wants the agency to look into e-cig makers marketing their noxious wares to kids. In his testimony to the commission, t
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jan 18, 2016 21:35

[New York] Announcing First-Ever Tobacco Harm Reduction Conference - April 22, 2016

the first-ever national tobacco harm reduction conference will be held this spring. The "Tobacco Harm Reduction Conference" will take place on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the New York City College of Technology in downtown Brooklyn. The conference will be
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 29, 2015 22:58
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[New York] 93-year-old woman dead after her cigarette sparks fire

The fire tore through the third-floor apartment inside the three-story building on 79th Street in Bay Ridge just after 1:30 a.m. fire officials said. It took firefighters almost an hour to bring the flames under control before they found the elderly wom
New York Post
added Dec 22, 2015 23:09

[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

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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