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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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[New York, Vermont] Looking Back

1993:...Almost every grocery store, convenience store and gas station on the main streets of Bennington had a Marlboro or Camel sign advertising the price of cigarettes, and their parking lots were full of cars with New York plates...Vermont's tax on a p
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jun 24, 2018 16:08
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[New York] $34,000 in confiscated cash returned to smoke-shop owner

A Shinnecock Indian smoke-shop owner who in 2012 unsuccessfully sued two Suffolk cops after they confiscated more than $34,000 in cash during a traffic stop that resulted in no charges has received the money back from the FBI.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 23, 2018 10:58
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[New York] Quitting Smoking Ups Drug Rehab Success, Study Shows

“I think if I would have quit smoking sooner, I would have woken up sooner to the fact that I was an addict,”.... There is research that concurs. Experts say tobacco dependence is a chronic addictive disease. A 2017 study by researchers at Columbia Unive
Long Island (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 20:38
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[New York] Westchester County Increases Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21

Beginning Aug. 5, proprietors in Westchester County cannot sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. A bill raising the minimum age of purchase from 18 was approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators on June 4 and signed into law tw
TAPinto.net
added Jun 22, 2018 20:36
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[New York] Bill would choke off smoking in front of libraries

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera led a bill through both chambers banning smoking within 100 feet of all library entrances. And if Cuomo signs the bill into law, it would expand earlier efforts by Dinowitz and Rivera to snuff ou
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 18:08
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BELLAFANTE: Marijuana: The Signature Olfactory Experience of New York

so much of the pot commonly smoked today is pungent enough to resist efforts to conceal it. Even when this couple volunteered to stop smoking in their apartment, taking the habit outside instead, the mere fact of the pot lying around the house caused the
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2018 18:05
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[Illinois, New York] Two Major Cities Mull Flavored E-Liquid Bans

CHICAGO and NEW YORK -- Lawmakers in two of the nation’s largest cities have mounted separate initiatives to ban most flavored e-liquids used in vaping devices, according to several reports.
CSP (Convenience Store Products)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:20
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[New York] August deadline looming for landlords to set smoking policies

With so few smokers and even fewer places for them to indulge their habit, the topic often goes undiscussed when an apartment is bought or leased. It’s not an issue until it’s an issue—then it becomes a huge issue. “We get complaints at least a couple t
Real Estate Weekly
added Jun 20, 2018 14:05
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[New York] VIDEO: Bill unveiled to raise age for purchasing tobacco

Legislator Lashay Harris unveiled a bill to create the law Monday afternoon. She cites that 95 percent of adult smokers began smoking before they turned 21.The proposed law would apply to cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. Harris says she pro
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:43
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