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[New York] Smoking ban could impact Rome tenants

The federal government is considering a ban on smoking in and around all of its public housing units. In Rome, that would mean Colonial I and II and Valentine Apartments, potentially impacting hundreds of tenants.
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Mar 18, 2016 02:06

[Florida, New York] Yankees trying to get players to stop using chewing tobacco

TAMPA — Chewing tobacco isn’t outlawed in New York just yet, but with that possibility looming, the Yankees are doing their best to help....Girardi said Major League Baseball sent a memo to all 30 teams this week, prompting the Yankees to post the memo
New York Daily News
added Mar 17, 2016 16:10

[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43
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[New York] Anti-smoke bill proposed

Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera introduced a bill on March 10 banning cigarette smoking within 100 feet of public or private library entrances and exits. The legislation builds on a 2012 bill mandating the same ban at publ
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Mar 16, 2016 22:09

[New York] Letter: Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies is wise

Those who support the bill understand that a pharmacy is a place that is supposed to support wellness. We must stop placing obstacles in front of those who want to quit using tobacco. I ask everyone to contact their legislators to seek support of this pu
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 15, 2016 22:12

[New York] Cops: Raid on New Brighton home nets guns, drugs, unstamped cigarettes

a .44-caliber Taurus revolver, .22-caliber Gerstenberger & Eberwein firearm, a flare gun, 84 oxycodone pills, 25 cartons of Newport unstamped cigarettes, eight zip bags of marijuana and $296 in cash, according to the NYPD statement.
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 14, 2016 19:24

[New York] EDITORIAL: E-cigarette ads: Someone should be fuming (editorial)

Place the same advertising restrictions on e-cigarettes that apply to the real thing. While they carry the same age restrictions as cigarettes, it's clear that the young Staten Islanders are engulfed in the vaping craze.
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 14, 2016 15:08

[New York] LETTERS: Raise the Smoking Age to 21?

Proponents raise health arguments, while opponents discuss the age of adulthood.
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2016 10:51
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[New York] Lawmakers seek smoking ban outside libraries

State lawmakers have introduced a bill to add libraries to the restriction put in place in 2012 that prohibits smoking within 100 feet of school entrances or exits. “Today, I am proud to extend that smoke-free protection even further to include the entr
New York Journal News
added Mar 12, 2016 10:42

[Georgia, Missouri, New York] Eltingville husband and wife indicted in federal cigarette smuggling scheme

Fourteen people, including a Staten Island husband and wife, were indicted on federal charges for allegedly smuggling contraband cigarettes from southern states to sell in New York...Kishchenko and another man who was also charged in the bust traveled to
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 13, 2016 17:39
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