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[New York] Essex Co. law aims to snuff out teen smoking

It took months of debate and one failed try, but the Essex County Board of Supervisors finally passed a local law Tuesday that raised the age for tobacco purchase in the county from 18 to 21. The Adirondack Health Institute, American Heart Association an
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Sep 5, 2018 14:39
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Innovations in counterfeiting tax stamps: a study of ultraviolet watermarks in a sample of discarded New York City packs [FREE FULL TEXT]

eiters are using ultraviolet watermarks which makes it difficult to differentiate counterfeit joint New York City/New York State tax stamps from their genuine equivalent when UV irradiation is used as the sole screening tool. Innovations in counterfeiting
Tobacco Control
added Sep 4, 2018 22:35
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[New York] 2 people arrested after police raid on Lancaster Market

Two people were arrested Monday after the Syracuse Police Department raided Lancaster Market...Police arrested Anwar Alkoubah, 39, and Abdulmageed Pady, 19, after authorities said they found 154 packages of counterfeit stamped cigarettes and 30 unstamped
Daily Orange (Syracuse University)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:12
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[New York] Tobacco 21 to get revote

despite the mounting support for the proposal, skeptics say that raising the age doesn’t necessarily lead to kids kicking the habit. Michael Fennier, president of New York Vapor Association, said the American Cancer Association has endorsed vaping as a w
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Aug 31, 2018 11:31
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[Jordan, New York] Flew the coop? Man charged with selling untaxed smokes reportedly jetted overseas

He left on a jet plane, and authorities want a Brooklyn man accused of selling untaxed cigarettes on Staten Island back here again. But whether or not Moatasem Okal returns from Jordan is another matter. On Wednesday, state Supreme Court Justice...issued
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Aug 31, 2018 11:29
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[New York] Letters: Aug. 30, 2018: Backs Tobacco 21

Monday, Sept. 4, Essex County Legislature will vote on a very important measure: Tobacco 21... I urge the Essex County Board of Supervisors to stand up for the health of our youth and pass similar legislation....I have spent 40 years, as a paramedic deali
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Aug 31, 2018 11:27
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[New York] Letters: Aug. 30, 2018: Backs Tobacco 21

On Monday, Sept. 4, Essex County Legislature will vote on a very important measure: Tobacco 21. I urge them to pass this law... I urge the Essex County Board of Supervisors to stand up for the health of our youth and pass similar legislation. The tobac
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Aug 31, 2018 11:26
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[New York] Your Building Now Needs Its Own Smoking Policy

The law is not a smoking ban, but it requires landlords to make an official decision whether residents can or can't smoke in their units. Landlords that don't post such a policy could face a hundred dollar civil penalty. "We know that a lot of New Yorke
WNYC Radio
added Aug 30, 2018 17:02
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[New York] Ontario NY Rejects Bill that Would Have Raised the Tobacco Legal Age

Last week, legislators in Ontario County N.Y., rejected a proposed regulation that would have raised the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco products and alternatives, from 18 to 21.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:01
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[New York] Vaping: Parents, school districts, FDA face e-cigarette learning curve

Students from local school districts asked Northern Westchester Hospital in 2018 to focus on vaping during regional health-education programs. The request came after a student leadership council recognized the urgency of combating rampant vaping at their
New York Journal News
added Aug 30, 2018 17:00
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