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[New York] De Blasio to follow through on tobacco ban in ballparks

Appearing on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” Sunday, de Blasio vowed to approve the new City Council proposal within the next two weeks. “Young people look up to baseball players and they look up to all athletes, and we want to protect everyone’s health,” de
New York Post
added Mar 27, 2016 21:03
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[New York] KLOPPERS: Infiltrating International Waters: How To Fit In With The International Smokers

Any Columbia student with eyes has noticed the intimidating group of students with cigarettes dominating the fronts of John Jay and Butler. These tobacco tyrants all seem to know exactly what to do and when, making it difficult for newbies to find a way
Bwog (The Blue and White magazine)
added Mar 27, 2016 02:47
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[New York] Take Smokeless Tobacco Out of the Ball Game

New York City Councilmember Corey Johnson...talks about his bill to ban the use of smokeless tobacco (aka "dip") in New York City ballparks. "Baseball is the only major league sport where an addictive substance is used openly," said Councilmember Johnso
WNYC Radio
added Mar 25, 2016 13:09
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[New York] NYC Passes Ban On Smokeless Tobacco In Sports Arenas ($$)

The New York Mets and New York Yankees organizations support the legislation, according to a statement from Johnson’s office that also points to recent headlines about the serious health issues that result from smokeless tobacco.
Law360
added Mar 24, 2016 16:32
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[New York] Mets and Yankees Brace for a Future Without Smokeless Tobacco

Despite the meetings about tobacco use and the signs in the clubhouse, Yankee and Mets players still had questions about the law. How much would the fine be? How would it be enforced? What about their opinions? Andrew Miller, a Yankee reliever who no lo
New York Times
added Mar 23, 2016 11:52
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[New York] Yankee Stadium, Citi Field to ban smokeless tobacco this baseball season

Major League Baseball would like to get the substance out of the game altogether, but hasn’t reached a deal with the players’ union. Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan), who sponsored the legislation, noted there’s evidence kids are being influenced
New York Daily News
added Mar 23, 2016 00:11
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[New York] Councilman wants to ban NYC pharmacies from selling cigarettes

Councilman Brad Lander introduced a bill Tuesday to ban pharmacies from selling cigarettes. The ban would apply to popular drug stores like Duane Reade and Rite Aid that operate pharmacies and also peddle smokes. “If you sell prescriptions, if you hold
New York Daily News
added Mar 23, 2016 00:10
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[New York] 'DWTS' pro: How I kicked my pack-a-day smoking habit

Mark Ballas — back for the 22nd season of “Dancing With the Stars,” which premiered on Monday night — managed years of athletic feats with a pack-a-day cigarette habit...dropped the habit altogether with the help of NicoDerm CQ patches — for which he’s be
New York Post
added Mar 22, 2016 03:58
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[New York] ''SMOKING IS NORMAL'' CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED AHEAD OF NYC COUNCIL PLAN TO BAN SMOKELESS TOBACCO

(C.L.A.S.H.) has a message for them: We will not go gentle into [your] good night....This means to an end cannot be tolerated any more than a law crafted to deny someone the right to wear a t-shirt that says "Smoking is Normal" - a form of free speech wi
MMD Newswire (Mass Media Distribution LLC)
added Mar 21, 2016 18:30
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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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