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[New York] Councilman’s bill would ban smoking while walking on city sidewalks

A bill being introduced in the City Council Wednesday by Councilman Peter Koo would ban puffing a cigarette while walking along a city sidewalk. Smokers standing in one spot on the sidewalk would still be allowed to light up. Koo (D-Queens) said he wan
New York Daily News
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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[New York] Will low-nicotine cigarettes actually help smokers quit?

Although Shelley hopes consumers won’t view the new, low-dose cigarettes as “healthy” smokes — “There’s no safe level of cigarette smoking, period,” she says — she believes the good outweighs any potential risks with this FDA effort.
New York Post
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[New York] MATA: REBUTTAL: SMOKING BAN NEGLECTS ISSUE OF ADDICTION

New York Quits provides free starter packs of patches and gum to aid in smoking cessation and overall tobacco use...The best place for our campus to start in reducing smoking on campus isn’t a fine or a ban. It’s by adding the hotline phone number to the
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:39
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[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02
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[New York] STRAWN: UNIVERSITY SHOULD IMPOSE STRICTER PUNISHMENT FOR SMOKING ON CAMPUS

. I later learned UAlbany’s policy only bans smoking in all indoor University buildings and within 10 feet of entrances and open windows. A policy that is not enforced, since students smoke right outside the library constantly. Learning this, I now fear t
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:24
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[New York] County ponders higher age to buy smokes

The Essex County Board of Supervisors moved forward Monday on a local law that would raise the purchase age in the county for tobacco from 18 to 21. After an hour of discussion that included how much businesses would lose from reduced cigarette sales to
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Mar 13, 2018 19:33
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[New York] 3 Charged With Selling Alcohol To Minors In Copiague: Police

Sime was arrested and charged with ...possession of untaxed cigarettes... During the second inspection, officers purchased alcoholic beverages and cigarettes from the targeted business Speedy Mart Deli on 2225 Great Neck Road in Copiague after receiving s
Patch.org
added Mar 11, 2018 21:45
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[New York] Tobacco 21 Legislation sent to lawmakers in Allegany County

BELMONT — A proposed law raising the minimum age from 18 to 21 for the legal purchase of tobacco products was shelved in 2017 but has been resurrected and could be aired at an April public hearing by the Allegany County Legislature.
Olean (NY) Times-Herald
added Mar 11, 2018 16:14
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[New York] Al Sharpton, Reconsidered

a private Midtown cigar club on the penthouse floor of 666 Fifth Avenue, Mr. Sharpton looked downright stately. Reporters have tagged along with him to the Grand Havana over the years, because few things get between Mr. Sharpton and his daily cigar, and
New York Times
added Mar 10, 2018 00:39
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New York Cigarette And Tobacco Products Tax Essentials

The tax on cigarette and tobacco products in New York State has two separate rate systems – one for cigarettes and one for tobacco products... Whatever its future, the Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Tax in New York is clearly a force to be reckoned with,
Lawyers.com Blog
added Mar 8, 2018 23:10
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