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[New York] ONEIDA COUNTY GOES TOBACCO-FREE

In an effort to make their community healthier, Oneida County is now prohibiting the use of all tobacco products around their buildings. As of January 1, the new local law, which was passed in 2016, finally took effect. It bans the use of cigarettes,
Spectrum News
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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BARRON: Suing the Industrial Age / New York City’s lawsuit against oil companies for having caused Superstorm Sandy is absurd.

A case can be made that the tobacco companies defrauded individual smokers by addicting them to a deadly product while lying about its safety. Energy companies, on the other hand, sell a product that was an integral element of the historical epoch called
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:06
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[New York] Editorial: Ban smoking in cars with children passengers

It’s appalling that we even need a law prohibiting smoking in vehicles where children are present. What would be even more appalling would be if state lawmakers can’t figure out how to pass one.
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[New York] NYPD boss created illegal smoking lounge at station house

A Brooklyn NYPD boss doled out comp time to his cops so they would turn a dingy station house garage into a private cigar lounge — where officers puff away in violation of city and state law, The Post has learned. Capt. Anthony Longobardi — a key figure
New York Post
added Jan 11, 2018 15:56
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[New York] No tobacco, e-device use allowed at any Oneida Co. facility

announced Wednesday that as of Jan. 1, local law will prohibit the use of tobacco products and e-devices on property owned or leased by Oneida County. The local law prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, powdered tobacco or any
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Jan 11, 2018 02:09
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[New York] STOSSEL: Tobacco Sales Regs Punish Poor People

When health totalitarians make suggestions, leftist politicians jump. Ribisl also told the CDC, "Very cheap (tobacco) products should no longer be available." So for my YouTube video this week, I asked him, "Why do you get to decide?!" "No, I'm not dec
Reason Magazine
added Jan 11, 2018 01:17
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New York county bans smoking in cars with children

The proposed law seeks to ban smoking while kids are in the car. "Children have no way of knowing the dangers of cigarette smoke and cannot be expected to protect their own health," Burke said. "We already don't allow smoking in indoor public spaces beca
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 10, 2018 18:59
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[New York] Pulled over for smoking? It might happen in Erie County

Many health experts — and even some smokers — support the idea of restricting secondhand smoke exposure for children who often have no choice but to ride in whatever vehicle they are sharing with adult smokers. Seven other states and dozens of cities an
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 10, 2018 05:58
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[New York] AUDIO: Legislator proposes ban on smoking in cars while kids are inside

Burke appeared Tuesday morning on the campus of the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. He explained that he was inspired to research and draft this bill after witnessing a motorist smoking, with the car window opened slightly, with a child sitting
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:40
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[New York] VIDEO: Erie Co. proposal would ban smoking in cars with kids present

Legislator Patrick Burke (7th District) teamed up with Tobacco-Free Western New York and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Tuesday morning to announce proposed legislation to ban smoking in a vehicle when children are passengers. Cigarette smoke i
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:37
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