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New York Taxpayers Challenge Public Property Smoking Ban

“There will be no effect on legislatively enacted smoking bans as a result of this legal challenge.” Silk said. “But it should, and must, put a chilling effect on any idea to ban smoking unilaterally imposed by an agency.”
Heartland Institute
added Mar 19, 2016 19:16
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[New York] Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority OKs smoking ban in all buildings

Beginning July 1, smoking will be banned in all Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority buildings, including individual apartments. The ban was approved Thursday by the BMHA board. “The goal is to create a healthier, cleaner environment for all our residen
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 19, 2016 18:53

[Florida, New York] Sounds like smokeless tobacco ban would be issue for anonymous Mets

Players were reluctant to speak on the record about the matter Friday for fear of backlash, but it’s clear the proposed ban — which will go before the City Council’s Health Committee next week — is a concern among many. “I would like to see how they are
New York Post
added Mar 19, 2016 18:44

[New York] Barlow officially bans medical marijuana, tobacco vaporizers

School board members expanded rules prohibiting the use of tobacco at Joel Barlow High School on Tuesday, officially adding vaporizer delivery devices to a list of disallowed products. Such devices were ostensibly disallowed before this rule change, as
Redding (CT) Pilot
added Mar 19, 2016 02:06

[New York] Mets ominously warn against proposed chewing tobacco ban

de Blasio may sign a bill next week that would ban smokeless tobacco at ticketed sporting events, which would include games at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium. Fans and players would be affected. “This is going to make a lot of guys not too happy,” one Met
New York Post
added Mar 18, 2016 22:44

[New York] It’s official: BMHA is going smoke-free

Travers, an oncologist at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, put it bluntly, just moments before the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority was to vote on a smoking ban, “No coat of paint will cover the toxic legacy that second hand smoke leaves behind.” Those (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Mar 18, 2016 02:25

[New York] Smoking ban could impact Rome tenants

The federal government is considering a ban on smoking in and around all of its public housing units. In Rome, that would mean Colonial I and II and Valentine Apartments, potentially impacting hundreds of tenants.
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Mar 18, 2016 02:06

[Florida, New York] Yankees trying to get players to stop using chewing tobacco

TAMPA — Chewing tobacco isn’t outlawed in New York just yet, but with that possibility looming, the Yankees are doing their best to help....Girardi said Major League Baseball sent a memo to all 30 teams this week, prompting the Yankees to post the memo
New York Daily News
added Mar 17, 2016 16:10

[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43
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[New York] Anti-smoke bill proposed

Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera introduced a bill on March 10 banning cigarette smoking within 100 feet of public or private library entrances and exits. The legislation builds on a 2012 bill mandating the same ban at publ
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Mar 16, 2016 22:09
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