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[New York] Queens Woman Says She Was Burned by Exploding E-Cigarette Battery

Katrina Williams of Richmond Hill says she had just parked on April 7 when the lithium ion battery she was carrying exploded so forcefully it ripped the skin off her knee and shredded her jeans. The battery also got stuck in the dashboard of her car. Aud
NBCNew York.com
added Apr 20, 2016 03:29
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[New York] E-cigarette violently explodes in pocket of Queens woman, 26, leaving her with severe burns and device's battery lodged in car dashboard

The incident is one of several dozen similar cases documented by the federal goverment, according to her lawyer Marc Freund, of the firm Lipsig, Shapey, Manus and Moverman P.C. "It's unconscionable that a product that is being marketed internationally a
New York Daily News
added Apr 20, 2016 03:26
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[New York] Cigarette company reports $8.5M in revenue, but deficits continue

Thomas James, vice president and general counsel, who told Business First the company has been in talks with university representatives, clinicians and researchers who want to partner with 22nd Century (NYSE MKT: XXII) on both tobacco and cannabinoid rese
Business First Of Buffalo
added Apr 18, 2016 21:58
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[New York] Beware The Bear Claw Vodka (And Other Lessons From The Bronx Pipe Smoking Society's Small Game Dinner)

The annual gathering is held in the Andrew Freedman Home in the Bronx...Part of the festivities also involved revealing the Pipe of the Year, made by Brooklyn taxidermist Divya Anantharaman... The goal of the Bronx Pipe Smoking Society, the Baron told me
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Apr 18, 2016 21:56
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[New York] A lesson in health: Sen. Ritchie sponsors legislation to ban e-cigarettes at schools

Her bill, S.4188-C, would ban their use on school grounds and school buses. “As we continue our work to discourage children from taking up the deadly habit of smoking, deterring them from using e-cigarettes –– which minors already aren’t allowed to purcha
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Apr 18, 2016 21:52
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[New York] Nat Sherman, Knickerbocker Hotel Part Ways

After less than a year of operation, the Nat Sherman Cigar Lounge at St. Cloud, located atop New York City's revitalized Knickerbocker Hotel, is no more. "We decided to conclude our association with The Knickerbocker because it did not provide an experie
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 18, 2016 21:10
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[New York] Pioneer of Altered Nicotine Tobacco to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

Michael P. Timko, PhD, Professor of Biology and Public Health Sciences at The University of Virginia, will present the keynote address at 22nd Century Group’s annual shareholder meeting....a pioneer in the field of altering nicotine levels in tobacco. Pro
Business Wire
added Apr 18, 2016 19:43
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Spare a Swipe? New York City Eases Rules for a Subway Request

the Police Department’s internal order said the new policy was the result of a decision by the Manhattan district attorney’s office to no longer prosecute people arrested for minor infractions such as swipe-begging, smoking in the subway, or taking up two
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2016 03:14
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[New York] Ask Real Estate: Making a Building Smoke-Free

As for sales in your building, a smoking ban might actually help. Fewer than 14 percent of New Yorkers smoke, according to the Health Department. So most buyers are nonsmokers, and many are reluctant to make an offer on an apartment that smells like an a
New York Times
added Apr 16, 2016 23:40
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[New York] VIDEO: Teen Badly Injured When Vape Pen Explodes At Brooklyn Mall

“They don’t ask him for any ID, nothing, and they’re showing him different kinds of products and there are no signs up that reflect state and city law. It’s illegal to sell these products to anyone under the age of 21,” he said. The kiosk now has a sign
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 19, 2016 16:48
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