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Smoking Costs the Average New York Smoker $2.4 Million Over a Lifetime – WalletHub Study

WalletHub’s analysts calculated potential monetary losses — including the cumulative cost of a cigarette pack per day over several decades, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs — brought on by smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Niagara Falls (NY) Reporter
added Jan 19, 2016 16:33

[Florida, New Mexico, New York] Santa Fe cigarette lawsuits may be combined

A third potential federal class-action lawsuit has been filed against Reynolds American Inc. and a subsidiary. Meanwhile, the other plaintiffs want to combine their cases. At stake are Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.’s organic and additive-free marketing cl
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 05:56

[New York] VIDEO: Group Calls on Feds to Regulate E-cigarette Ads

City officials and community groups gathered Sunday... "E-cigarettes with their flavorings and their advertising completely attract children. It's the same industry playbook that we saw with regular tobacco," said Global Advisors on Smoke-Free Policy Exe
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:36

[New York] Feds Asked To Investigate E-Cig Companies For Kid-Focused Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission is taking public comments on a proposed study of the e-cigarette industry, and Comptroller Scott Stringer wants the agency to look into e-cig makers marketing their noxious wares to kids. In his testimony to the commission, t
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jan 18, 2016 21:35

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James Co-Host Rally Calling on the Federal Government to Investigate and Regulate E-Cigarette Companies that Advertise to Kids

hosted a rally with dozens of advocates, parents and youth to call on e-cigarette companies to stop marketing to children and teens, while at the same time urging federal entities to investigate and regulate the marketing and classification of e-cigarette
New York City:
added Jan 18, 2016 21:33

[New York] James, Stringer Team Up in Rare Appearance Against E-Cigarette Companies

In a rare appearance on Sunday, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James hosted a joint rally with dozens of advocates, parents and youth to call on e-cigarette companies to stop marketing to children and t
added Jan 18, 2016 21:24
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[New York] STRINGER/JAMES: Snuff out e-cig marketing to kids

The dirty secret is that e-cigarette companies are exploiting a loophole in laws that ban marketing tobacco products to kids....we are urging e-cig companies to take down this dangerous marketing--and calling on the federal government to investigate and r
New York Daily News
added Jan 18, 2016 21:21
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[New York] VIDEO: City Officials: E-Cigarette Ads Are Targeting Kids, Must Stop

At an Upper West Side rally, Comptroller Scott Stringer said the companies are using the old playbook of the tobacco industry when it comes to targeting young people, 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern reported. “They’re sponsoring concerts and sporting events,” St
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Jan 18, 2016 21:17

[New York] Paraplegic woman's cigarette may have ignited fire

A 69-year-old paraplegic woman was burned over 75 percent of her body when flames tore through her apartment on the Upper West Side on Sunday morning — and her cigarette may have ignited the blaze, police sources said. The fire started in her apartment
New York Post
added Jan 17, 2016 20:38

[New York, Pennsylvania] No smokescreen: Cigar-tax cheat sentenced to 3-9 years

Aamir, 46, owned and operated Delta Distribution Services Corp., a large-scale cigar distributor on Union Street, Brooklyn, authorities said. Delta imported millions of cigars from Pennsylvania-based wholesalers and resold them in New York without paying
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Jan 17, 2016 16:31
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