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[New York] WATSON: Government really needs to butt out

Then they came for the bacon. … Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz promises that it will never come to that as he tries to ban pharmacies from selling tobacco products on the grounds that such harmful items are incompatible with the health mission of
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 10, 2016 20:45

[New York] EDITORIAL: Sale of tobacco products is incompatible with the healthful goal of pharmacies

The effort in Erie County to ban stores with pharmacies from selling cigarettes and e-cigarettes would close the “disconnect” that allows stores dedicated to health to sell a product that damages health. Along the way, it might also save some taxpayer m
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 9, 2016 16:54

[New York] Two seniors from Alden High alert School Board to how stores, pharmacies market tobacco products

The students – Grace Bailey, 17, and Nicole Forsyth 18 – recently conducted a survey in Alden, assessing and photographing how area stores and pharmacies were displaying tobacco products. Their findings surprised them, and the pair presented them to the
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 8, 2016 21:50
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[New York] Restoring a Music Room’s Grandeur at the Rosen House

Mr. Blier...lets politically incorrect humor fly. The “parlor,” where the show begins, is defined in part by the mezzo-soprano Abigail Levis’s rendering of “Cigarette,” an English music hall ode to smoking that Mr. Blier said he had wanted to program for
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2016 23:55

[New York] Poloncarz introduces local law prohibiting tobacco, e-cigarette sales in Erie County pharmacies

"With this law, we are acting at the local level to protect the health of our residents and remove unhealthy products from pharmacies and retail establishments with pharmacies in Erie County," Poloncarz said. "Each year, thousands of men and women in New
Niagara Frontier Publications
added Mar 5, 2016 14:26
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[New York] Poloncarz wants pharmacy retailers banned from selling tobacco products

County Executive Mark Poloncarz wants Erie County to be the first county in New York State to ban pharmacy retailers from selling cigarettes and e-cigarettes. “The sale of cigarettes is incompatible with what pharmacies are supposed to do, which is help
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 5, 2016 00:44

[New York] Manhattan Co-op Ordered to Pay $120,000 to a Woman Affected by Secondhand Smoke

Quite a few co-ops in New York have already gone smoke-free, in part to forestall such cases. In 2006, a judge in Manhattan ruled that if secondhand smoke is seeping into an apartment, the building owner is breaching its “warrant of habitability,” which
New York Magazine
added Mar 5, 2016 00:03

[New York] Spare Times for March 4-10

Museum at Eldridge Street: ‘After Hours: Beyond the Facade Art and Architecture Tour’ Why does a 19th-century Torah ark have hands carved in the sign of the Vulcan salute? And why does the reader’s lectern have a secret compartment for snuff and chewing t
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2016 04:09

[New York] Clearing the smoke at hookah parlors

The City Council’s Committee on Health last Thursday heard testimony on four pieces of legislation, including one that would add nontobacco shisha to the city’s Smoke-Free Air Act, but would allow existing hookah bars to continue operating as long as the
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Mar 4, 2016 01:51

[New York] Manhattan Co-op Resident Wins $120K In Lawsuit Over Secondhand Smoke Infiltration

Judge Arthur Engoron wrote in his decision, "This only saying that if you want to avail yourself of the right to rent out residences, you assume the obligation to insure [sic] that your tenants are not forced to smell and breathe carcinogenic t
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Mar 4, 2016 01:01
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