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[New York] Police: Newburgh fire ignited by lit cigarette

Police say a lit cigarette caused a fire that left several families homeless for the holidays. Fire officials say the flames sparked at 1:30 a.m. in a two-story house on William Street in Newburgh and then spread to two other attached homes. Newburgh po
News 12
added Dec 16, 2015 18:20
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[New York] Discarded Cigarette Caused Massive Bronx House Fire, FDNY Says

THE BRONX — The massive fire that ripped through a block of houses in Fordham last week was caused by a carelessly discarded cigarette, according to the FDNY. The six-alarm blaze started just before midnight on Dec. 10 at 2086 Valentine Ave., a three-st
DNAinfo
added Dec 16, 2015 18:20
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[New York] VIDEO: FDNY: Six-Alarm Fire in the Bronx Caused by 'Carelessly Discarded Cigarette'

Nine people, including three firefighters, were hurt in the fire in Fordham Heights that burned six buildings. Initially, officials said 89 people had to be evacuated.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:15
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[Ireland] New York historic collection of Irish cigarette pack cards celebrates Irish towns (PHOTOS)

the New York Public Library is in the process of digitalizing Player’s Cigarettes' cards dating from the late 1920s. These treasures, depicting towns and areas in Ireland with a description of the locale on the flipside, were created by Irish artist Jack
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Dec 15, 2015 17:56
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[New York] Is that one from the collection? Designer Mary-Kate Olsen pops out for a smoke break in NYC wearing baggy robe

It doesn't appear that newlywed Mary-Kate Olsen is cutting down on the cigarettes any time soon. The hard-working fashion designer was seen taking a moment to herself to indulge in her naughty habit outside her office building on Monday. The 29-year-old
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:34
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As Marijuana Laws Relax, Smokers in New York Turn Bolder

If the smell (and the lightheadedness a passer-by may feel) is anything to judge by, lighting up and strolling around seems increasingly common in pockets of Brooklyn, on side streets in Manhattan and in other public spaces.
New York Times
added Dec 14, 2015 22:13
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[New York] Millions up in smoke: NY has nation's highest cigarette tax; why do so few pay it?

New York's revenue from cigarette taxes has dropped by $400 million in the past five years. Fewer people are smoking in NY, but experts attribute most of this change to smokers buying untaxed cigarettes from Indian nations in NY or from the black market
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Dec 13, 2015 20:34
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[New York] Here comes the bride… and she's smoking: Mary-Kate Olsen emerges alongside twin Ashley for the first time since her cigarette-strewn wedding ceremony

And in her first sighting since the nicotine-laced nuptials, the 29-year-old designer was spotted smoking a Marlboro Light alongside fraternal twin sister Ashley in Manhattan on Tuesday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04
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[New York] AUDIO: New Jersey is Only State That Spends Zero on Smoking Prevention

Smoking has become an unlikely topic on Christie's presidential campaign trail. He often speaks about his mother -- most famously in this viral video, which has 8 million views and counting. "My mother was a smoker," he says. "She smoked her whole life.
WNYC Radio
added Dec 10, 2015 16:13
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[New York, Virginia] State Department group sees illicit cigarette trafficking as security threat

Virginia is a popular state with traffickers because its excise tax is the second-lowest in the country, while New York City, just a short drive away, has the second-highest. The State Department report, “The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 6, 2015 21:14
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