Headlines Tagged with New York — 16,008 headlines found
A 2014 Department of Health survey showed fewer than 900,000 adults smoked, down from more than 1 million the year before. The 13.9 percent smoking rate last year roughly equals an all-time low in 2010. "We have made strides in reducing the number of sm
Sep 16, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2015 11:53
While smoking in New York City is the least popular it's been in over a decade, Staten Island stands out as the borough with the most cigarette smokers, city data shows. Out of the five boroughs, Staten Island has the highest percentage of smokers, at 1
Sep 16, 2015 DNAinfo
added Sep 17, 2015 11:30
A federal judge said New York State and New York City may pursue a lawsuit accusing United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) of illegally delivering more than 683,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in the state, depriving them of millions of dollars in taxes.
Sep 16, 2015 Reuters
added Sep 17, 2015 11:19
a statewide bill that prohibits smoking near after-school programs...Though the bill is a big step for municipalities statewide, for some, namely the Village of Mamaroneck, it is just another step toward an anti-smoking agenda already being pursued on a
Sep 15, 2015 Mamaroneck (NY) Review
added Sep 15, 2015 13:46
a misbegotten mash-up of Jean Genet’s novel “Our Lady of the Flowers” and a pornography star’s YouTube diary. Yvan Greenberg, who created the show, begins the evening by walking onstage, naked save for a cigarette and eyeglasses.
Sep 13, 2015 New York Times
added Sep 13, 2015 15:42
Similar statewide bans have been implemented in Indiana, Michigan, North Dakota and Vermont, Wisconsin. New York City hotels have largely prohibited smoking in their rooms, though there is no law requiring them to do so. The Clean Air Act also applies t
Sep 11, 2015 Rockland County (NY) Times
added Sep 12, 2015 13:54
Fires smoldered on rotary television sets, blood was suggested with red spotlights. That Jacobs and his coterie were smoking cigarettes nearby helped engineer the illusion of burning tires.
Sep 11, 2015 New York Times
added Sep 11, 2015 13:37
In New York state there are more than 400 parks, beaches and playgrounds that have adopted some form of a tobacco-free policy. Ballston Deputy Supervisor Tim Szczepaniak announced that the town is are joining this ever growing list by implementing a new
Sep 9, 2015 Troy (NY) Record
added Sep 9, 2015 09:37
Master Piece Smoke Shop and Vape Lounge... features a bar, a luxe leather couch and a vintage arcade game, all added so that locals are encouraged to hang out and try different flavors, Chang said. Visitors looking to tip a few back can also bring their a
Aug 26, 2015 DNAinfo
added Sep 7, 2015 21:08
Tobacco Burn picked up a Best Short Film award at the Kingston (New York) Film Festival...this 17-minute-long narrative film is based on an oral history from the Works Progress Administration’s collection of slave narratives.
Sep 6, 2015 Philipstown.info and The Paper (Cold Spring, NY)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:43