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[New York] Parks and trails in Clifton Park are now smoke-free

The Town Board of Clifton Park unanimously passed a resolution, establishing all parks and trails in the town as smoke-free. In doing so the new policy will help prevent exposure from secondhand smoke, reduce toxic tobacco litter in parks and send a mes
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 19, 2017 03:51
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[New York] Ruling Overturned in East Side Tower Secondhand Smoke Case ($$)

an appellate court overturned a ruling that found an East Side board responsible for a claim that secondhand smoke made an apartment uninhabitable....Connaught Tower, a 34-story co-op building...couldn’t be held to account for health and safety concerns
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 18, 2017 09:02
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[New York] Watch That Last Step Senator - It's a Lulu

When the Senate Health Committee voted in April for a bill restricting the use of e-cigarettes indoors, one of the bill's sponsors wasn't there for the meeting: state Sen. Patty Ritchie, who collects a $15,000 stipend as the committee's deputy vice chair.
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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[New York] Assembly passes indoor vaping restrictions

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal today announced the approval of a bill to establish a statewide ban on the use of electronic cigarettes both indoors and in some outdoor spaces in order to protect the public from the unwan
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 18, 2017 02:15
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[New York] VIDEO: NY moves to stop people from smoking e-cigarettes indoors

The New York State Assembly passed a bill Wednesday placing nearly the same indoor restrictions on e-cigarettes that currently exist for cigarettes. If the bill passed in the Senate and is signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, people would be banned
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added May 18, 2017 02:14
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[New York] Seaway Valley Prevention Council hosting cigarette butt clean-up day May 20

The city’s parks and recreation department is partnering with the Seaway Valley Prevention Council to host a cigarette butt clean-up day at Kids Kingdom on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m.-noon.
North Country (NY) This Week
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[New York] dePEYSTER: The Clean Indoor Air Act & E-Cigarettes

on July 24, we will mark the 14th anniversary of New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act ...By amending the Clean Indoor Air Act to include e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the Legislature can insure that its purpose and value to public health remain intact
Catskill (NY) Daily Mail
added May 16, 2017 13:54
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[New York] THE MET GALA SMOKERS JUST GOT SERVED BY THE NY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Bassett isn’t alone in her distaste of the smoking incident – Met donors were similarly up in arms...you can bet the bathroom selfies will be scarce at next year's event.
Harper's Bazaar
added May 14, 2017 10:52
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[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Peeved city health boss weighs in on celebrity Met Gala smokers like Dakota Johnson, Bella Hadid with letter to museum

commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett fired off a peeved letter to big wigs...“All visitors to public places deserve protection from secondhand smoke...For next year’s event, DOHMH is able to send inspectors or provide other assistance to improve compliance, shou
New York Daily News
added May 13, 2017 15:10
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[New York] Met Museum Under Fire For Smoking Celebs During Gala

The Gothamist [Blog]
added May 13, 2017 14:46
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