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[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
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[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
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[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
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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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