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[New York] Coalition holds community event against smoking on the big screen

On Saturday, Reality Check, a program of Tobacco-Free Action of Columbia and Greene Counties, hosted a free community movie event at the Orpheum Theater in Tannersville from noon to 2 p.m. The program also coordinated with Students Against Drunk Drivers
Catskill (NY) Daily Mail
added Feb 29, 2016 01:16

[New York] Coalition focuses on smoke-free attitude

To keep the conversation going, Reality Check is hosting a free community movie event at the Orpheum Theater in Tannersville from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday. “Inside Out,” the hit Disney Pixar movie will be shown to educate the public on the importance o
Catskill (NY) Daily Mail
added Feb 26, 2016 22:28

New York moves a step closer to banning smokeless tobacco at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, takes aim at curbing growth of hookah bars

The city Health Department backed legislation Thursday to prohibit the substance — which has a long history of use by baseball players but can cause cancer — from all sports arenas, including the homes of the Yankees and Mets.
New York Daily News
added Feb 26, 2016 20:04

[New York] Sovereign Immunity For Tribal Officials At Risk ($$)

Tribal officials have long relied on the doctrine of official sovereign immunity...In at least two circuit courts, the doctrine is imperiled and its future use to... Native American Distributing v. Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Co., was the first to change course
added Feb 26, 2016 19:58

[New York] NYC backs legislation banning smokeless tobacco in ballparks

At a hearing Thursday on several anti-smoking bills, the health department's senior legal counsel Kevin Schroth said every year roughly 415,000 kids nationwide try smokeless tobacco. He said young people repeatedly see professional athletes, especially b
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2016 16:23

New York Court Rules Vaping Is Not the Same as Smoking

A New York court has ruled that, under state law, vapers can’t be charged for violating anti-smoking rules because—as millions of vapers have been repeating for years—vaping isn’t smoking. This is the latest sign of a gradual acceptance by lawmakers and l
added Feb 25, 2016 05:04

[New York] NYPD's 'most corrupt cop' who spent 12 years in prison launches cigar line with drug dealer he was in business with - and names it after Brooklyn precinct he shamed

Michael Dowd, 55, served 12 years in prison for extortion and drug ring He is teaming up with former gangster Adam Diaz to sell cigar line Cigars from Dominican Republic go under the brand name The Seven Five Reference is to Brooklyn's 75th Precinct wher
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 03:01

[New York] Dirty cop and drug dealer launch cigar line named after Brooklyn precinct

One of the most crooked cops in NYPD history has created a cigar line with a drug dealer he was in cahoots with — and has named it after the Brooklyn precinct he disgraced....Michael Dowd, 55, spent 12 years behind bars
New York Post
added Feb 25, 2016 02:58

[New York] Fired M.T.A. Driver Took Bus After Being Told Not to Smoke, Police Say

The episode began around 7 a.m. as Ms. Headley, 34, was riding the M101 bus in East Harlem. She lit a cigarette and refused the driver’s repeated demand that she put it out or get off the bus, the police said. Near the intersection of Third Avenue and 9
New York Times
added Feb 24, 2016 00:15

[New York] Unhinged woman who claimed she was being followed steals city bus for Upper East Side joyride

The 34-year-old first caused a commotion on the M101 bus traveling north on Third Ave. when she popped a cigarette in her mouth and lit it up, officials said. When the bus driver told her to extinguish the smoke, she refused.
New York Daily News
added Feb 23, 2016 22:02
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