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[New York] THEATER|Review: ‘Old Times,’ Where the Past Is a Dangerous Place

They’re smoking up a smog storm at the American Airlines Theate...brandishing their cigarettes with a glamorous fury not seen since Bette Davis was the nicotine queen...they know the value of punctuating a threat with a staggered exhalation of gray clouds
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2015 01:20

[New York] Tobacco-free initiative struggles to spark among students

Following an initial decrease in the number of cigarette butts found in the newly demarcated no smoking areas and a reduction in people visibly smoking directly outside Bobst and Weinstein, students have resumed their old habits, uninhibited by recent rel
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Oct 7, 2015 01:34
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At City & State’s recent event on housing equity, Dr. Mary Travis Bassett, the city’s commissioner of health and mental hygiene, described the push to make apartment buildings and other multifamily dwellings in the five boroughs smoke-free “an important
City & State NY
added Oct 6, 2015 11:29

[New York] VIDEO: Jury awards woman $1.9M after e-cigarette explodes

A California woman badly burned by an exploding electronic cigarette was awarded nearly $2 million Wednesday by a jury in a product liability suit, her lawyer said. Jennifer Ries of Corona was on her way to the airport in March 2013 when she plugged in h
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 29, 2015 00:07

[New York] Uruguay President vs. Big Tobacco

“Health is a human right,” President Vázquez said in his remarks at the General Assembly. “It is unethical to prioritize commercial aspects at the expense of a fundamental human right.”
WorldCrunch (fr)
added Oct 2, 2015 20:21

[New York] Julianne Moore and Ellen Page Attend ‘Freeheld’ Screening

A guest named Kyle Hayes, who works as a fashion assistant and wore a “Great Gatsby” T-shirt, eyed the outdoor smoking area. “Even though the film’s all about lung cancer, I kind of want a cigarette,” he said. “Is that bad?”
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2015 17:16

[New York, Virginia] Man driving with 7940 packs of cigarettes fined $38450

A man was ordered to pay a $38,450 civil penalty after he was busted with 7,940 packs of cigarettes in his car. Fateh Al-Hayani, 37, of New York, admitted to police he bought the cigarettes in Virginia and planned to sell them on the black market in New Y
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:50

[New York] Head of $55M cigarette-smuggling ring found guilty

Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Dineen Riviezzo found Basel Ramadan, 44, guilty of charges related to flooding New York City and the Albany area with $55 million in untaxed smokes. He faces up to 30 years in prison. “Not only did this enterprise put law-a
New York Post
added Sep 30, 2015 16:45

[New York] EDITORIAL: Heading off a scourge of . . . e-cigarettes?

Rockville Centre’s ban on hookah bars. To celebrate, the village board is considering a law to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as well. It seems as if the village is turning Oct. 6 into an unofficial local holiday. Maybe we could call it Big Brother Knows B
Herald Community Newspapers (Long Island, NY)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:30

[New York, Virginia] Maryland man convicted in major NY cigarette-smuggling case

A man accused of spearheading the smuggling of more than a million cartons of untaxed cigarettes into New York state has been convicted of racketeering but acquitted of charges that he plotted behind bars to get witnesses killed. Basel Ramadan faces a po
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 30, 2015 16:28
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