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[New York] NYC Passes Ban On Smokeless Tobacco In Sports Arenas ($$)

The New York Mets and New York Yankees organizations support the legislation, according to a statement from Johnson’s office that also points to recent headlines about the serious health issues that result from smokeless tobacco.
Law360
added Mar 24, 2016 16:32
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[New York] Mets and Yankees Brace for a Future Without Smokeless Tobacco

Despite the meetings about tobacco use and the signs in the clubhouse, Yankee and Mets players still had questions about the law. How much would the fine be? How would it be enforced? What about their opinions? Andrew Miller, a Yankee reliever who no lo
New York Times
added Mar 23, 2016 11:52
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[New York] Yankee Stadium, Citi Field to ban smokeless tobacco this baseball season

Major League Baseball would like to get the substance out of the game altogether, but hasn’t reached a deal with the players’ union. Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan), who sponsored the legislation, noted there’s evidence kids are being influenced
New York Daily News
added Mar 23, 2016 00:11
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[New York] Councilman wants to ban NYC pharmacies from selling cigarettes

Councilman Brad Lander introduced a bill Tuesday to ban pharmacies from selling cigarettes. The ban would apply to popular drug stores like Duane Reade and Rite Aid that operate pharmacies and also peddle smokes. “If you sell prescriptions, if you hold
New York Daily News
added Mar 23, 2016 00:10
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[New York] 'DWTS' pro: How I kicked my pack-a-day smoking habit

Mark Ballas — back for the 22nd season of “Dancing With the Stars,” which premiered on Monday night — managed years of athletic feats with a pack-a-day cigarette habit...dropped the habit altogether with the help of NicoDerm CQ patches — for which he’s be
New York Post
added Mar 22, 2016 03:58
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[New York] ''SMOKING IS NORMAL'' CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED AHEAD OF NYC COUNCIL PLAN TO BAN SMOKELESS TOBACCO

(C.L.A.S.H.) has a message for them: We will not go gentle into [your] good night....This means to an end cannot be tolerated any more than a law crafted to deny someone the right to wear a t-shirt that says "Smoking is Normal" - a form of free speech wi
MMD Newswire (Mass Media Distribution LLC)
added Mar 21, 2016 18:30
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[Florida, New York] Sounds like smokeless tobacco ban would be issue for anonymous Mets

Players were reluctant to speak on the record about the matter Friday for fear of backlash, but it’s clear the proposed ban — which will go before the City Council’s Health Committee next week — is a concern among many. “I would like to see how they are
New York Post
added Mar 19, 2016 18:44
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New York Taxpayers Challenge Public Property Smoking Ban

“There will be no effect on legislatively enacted smoking bans as a result of this legal challenge.” Silk said. “But it should, and must, put a chilling effect on any idea to ban smoking unilaterally imposed by an agency.”
Heartland Institute
added Mar 19, 2016 19:16
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[New York] Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority OKs smoking ban in all buildings

Beginning July 1, smoking will be banned in all Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority buildings, including individual apartments. The ban was approved Thursday by the BMHA board. “The goal is to create a healthier, cleaner environment for all our residen
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 19, 2016 18:53
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[New York] Barlow officially bans medical marijuana, tobacco vaporizers

School board members expanded rules prohibiting the use of tobacco at Joel Barlow High School on Tuesday, officially adding vaporizer delivery devices to a list of disallowed products. Such devices were ostensibly disallowed before this rule change, as
Redding (CT) Pilot
added Mar 19, 2016 02:06
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