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New York Next City To Consider Making Baseball Tobacco-Free

“Our national pastime should be about promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, not a deadly and addictive product,” said Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. “Today’s announcement keeps the momentum firmly on our side to fi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:42

[New York] Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokeless Tobacco

a member of the New York City Council, Corey Johnson, is set to introduce a bill Friday that will include language that would ban smokeless tobacco from Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, along with other public arenas in the five boroughs. “If New York pas
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 06:58

[New York] Public Housing Agencies Seek More Time to Enact Smoking Ban

Officials with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development said they had heard from the agencies, public health organizations and residents in more than 1,000 comments received over 60 days on a proposed federal rule to ban smoking inside pub
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 06:49

[North Carolina] Feds charge nine with sale of NC contraband cigarettes in New York

Nine men, including five from Durham, have been charged with taking part in a scheme to take contraband cigarettes from North Carolina and sell them in New York without paying the higher state and local tobacco taxes there.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Feb 4, 2016 20:31

[New York] Fitch Takes Various Actions on Tobacco Settlement ABS

The rating actions described below consider: Fitch's new U.S. Tobacco Settlement ABS Criteria dated Oct. 5, 2015, a deviation from that criteria, updated and clarified data, model refinements, and enhancements to Fitch's rating analysis, particularly as t
Business Wire
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36

[New York] Danny Meyer Thinks Tipping Is Socialist

we will lose one of the greatest commercial advantages we have. That’s what happened with smoking at the Union Square Cafe. We banned it in 1990 and after the citywide ban, we weren’t the one island you could go to to escape smoke.
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 20:52

[New York] Lung Association: Raise the age limit for tobacco purchases

No one younger than age 21 should be allowed to buy cigarettes or other tobacco products in New York. That's just one of the strategies the American Lung Association is proposing to lower the death and disability toll and the economic costs of smoking in
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2016 15:16

Fitch Maintains 14 New York Tobacco Settlement ABS Tranches on Rating Watch

in connection with an ongoing and comprehensive portfolio review of the entire Fitch-rated universe of tobacco bonds. Fitch has completed or nearly completed the review of transactions from other jurisdictions and will concentrate on the New York portfol
Business Wire
added Feb 2, 2016 23:46

[Pennsylvania] Thomas Farley, the former New York City health commissioner who targeted smoking and sodium during his tenure there, has been appointed Philadelphia's new health commissioner

Mayor Jim Kenney announced Farley's appointment on Monday, saying his "out-of-the-box approach to public health" and his experience make him a valuable asset. In his over four years as New York's health commissioner Farley succeeded in banning smoking a
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2016 01:27

[New York] Deputies: Woman started apartment fire with tossed cigarette

42-year-old Susanne Henzel had been smoking on the porch at her friend's apartment on Livingston Street. She later admitted to crumpling it up in her hand and tossing it to the side....was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree rec
CNY Central (Syracuse, NY)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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