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[California, New York] Juul users sue the e-cigarette maker for causing a 'youth addiction crisis'

Three lawsuits have been filed against against Juul Labs, involving plaintiffs as young as 15. [FDA] has been investigating Juul... The filing...purports that the e-cigarettes are uniquely designed and marketed to deliver exceptionally high doses of ni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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[New York] KADET: The Rising Cost of Cigarettes Doesn’t Stop All Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

It won’t be easy. I spent a morning last week chatting with smokers on Wall Street who were puffing in front of their office buildings. Of the 10 I interviewed, only two said they paid full price for cigarettes at the store. One woman said she made regul
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[New York] KADET: The Rising Cost of Cigarettes Doesn’t Stop All Smokers

New York City raised the minimum price of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13—the highest in the nation. But that hasn’t stopped my neighbor, John Melia, from merrily puffing away. A self-described “proud smoker,” he says there’s nothing better than
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[New York] Dixie the Dramasaurus: Million dollar lawsuit

The beloved 70-foot-tall, fiberglass statue is now wrapped up in a million-dollar civil lawsuit based around...the property that the dismantled dino currently sits on....Dixie was the brainchild of Tobacco store tycoon John Roscoe. The 15,000-pound dinosa
WTEN TV ABC Channel 10 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 24, 2018 14:40
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[New York] Irondequoit says you can't smoke or vape here

The town of Irondequoit voted to prohibit tobacco or nicotine products at all town facilities. “Outdoor town facilities will mirror state laws," Supervisor David Seeley said. The town board voted unanimously this week to prohibit tobacco and nicotine
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[New York] FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS BAN URGED BY STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Barbara Underwood and a group of attorneys general is calling on the FDA to implement the ban, saying it would prevent future cases of addiction and respiratory disease. Underwood points to research that shows the majority of middle and high school stu
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[New York] Smokers’ Rights Group Sues HUD Over Rule that Bans Smoking Inside Public Housing Apartments

Edward Paltzik, of Joshpe Mooney Paltzik LLP, says, “The smoking ban is constitutionally deficient on many levels. HUD’s nationwide edict clearly violates the anti-commandeering doctrine prohibiting the federal government from compelling state and loca
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:27
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[New York] CLASH v. HUD: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Plaintiffs are therefore entitled...to a judgment (i) holding that the Smoking Ban is arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion; and (ii) vacating the Smoking Ban; or, in the alternative, modifying the Smoking Ban to eliminate the prohibition on
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:16
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[New York] National Ban on Smoking in Public Housing Is Unconstitutional, Lawsuit Says

six smokers who live in public housing argue that the ban violates their rights... "Anti-smokers claim that HUD's smoking ban is a valid exercise of government power because there is no general 'right to smoke,'" CLASH founder Audrey Silk says in a press
Reason Magazine
added Jul 23, 2018 19:08
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[New York] Norb’s Corner: “Don’t bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me.”

pot smokers have not acquired the manners about bothering the people around them....People don’t want to smell the scent of marijuana smoke either. In my opinion, making the threat of a criminal action, which can damage someone’s life just for legally sm
Buffalo (NY) Rising
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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