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[New York] State Assembly Health Committee’s Passage of Tobacco 21 Could Save Lives, Money

Today’s passage of Tobacco 21 (A273) in the state Assembly’s Health Committee was a positive step forward in preventing New York’s youth from becoming addicted to tobacco, the No. 1 preventable cause of death in New York and a leading risk factor for hea
Hospital Newspaper
added Jul 3, 2017 13:48
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[New York] Trucker Beats $1.3M Fine Over Unstamped Cigarettes In NY

The New York tax tribunal threw out a $1.26 million fine against a Native American truck driver who was transporting unstamped cigarettes to an Indian territory, finding the man was legally acting within the scope of his employment. The state’s tax divis
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48
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[New York] Man charged with selling untaxed cigarettes, menacing police in Rustic Street incident

Rochester Police have charged Robert Herrington, 56, with selling untaxed cigarettes and menacing a police officer following an incident this morning where a Rochester police officer fired three shots after Herrington reached for a weapon while police we
13WHAM TV (Rochester, NY)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:39
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[New York] Where’s the harm?

A health-care policy advisor at the Heartland Institute has questioned whether the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can build an argument demonstrating that vaping creates a public harm. And in replying to his own question, Dr. John Dale Dunn, M
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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GLANS/STIER/DUNN: PRESS RELEASE: HEARTLAND INSTITUTE EXPERTS COMMENT ON NEW YORK BILL TO BAN VAPING WHERE SMOKING IS BANNED

The following statements from vaping and tobacco policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. For more comments, refer to the contact information below.
Heartland Institute
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[New York] State vote to ban e-cigarettes from restaurants, bars

Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City), a prime sponsor of the legislation, called it a “long overdue bill. People have a right to a clean workplace and a clean restaurant.” Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 22, 2017 15:16
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New York Lawmakers Push Bills Across Finish Line as Session Ends

legislators expanded the Clean Indoor Air Act by adding e-cigarettes to indoor spaces where smoking is banned, including bars, restaurants, movie theaters and office buildings. New York City and nearly a dozen counties already have similar local laws.
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2017 14:11
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New York Democrats Push Measure To Smother Vaping Industry

“Every time New York State lumps vaping together with smoking, they are basically telling the smokers it is the same thing, don’t bother, and it is not not the same thing,” Andrew Osborne, vice president of the New York State Vaping Association, told WIV
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 22, 2017 13:39
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[New York] New vaping legislation could hurt local businesses

would ban vaping in workplaces, restaurants, bars and on public transportation....for a state that wants people to shop small, there's a lot of red tape. Owner of vapor New York in Elmiria Heights, Helene Moreno tells WENY News, "right now it's hard eno
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:38
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[New York] State lawmakers weigh bill to raise tobacco age to 21

the same as buying booze. A bill to raise the age limit to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 could hit the Legislature floor in Albany as soon as this week, lawmakers said. “We want to prevent disease by stopping people from beginning a smoking habit i
New York Post
added Jun 20, 2017 19:55
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