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[New York] Lit cigarettes to blame for deadly fires in Brooklyn, Queens

Two fatal fires that ripped through homes in Brooklyn and Queens — including one that killed a retired firefighter from Haiti — were both sparked by unextinguished cigarettes, officials said Tuesday.
New York Daily News
added May 19, 2016 23:12

[New York, Virginia] NYS youth demonstrate outside tobacco company shareholder meeting

Their message - We've Seen Enough Marketing. A group of 40 youth advocates from Reality Check New York will stand outside the Richmond Convention Center, welcoming shareholders and CEOs going into the annual Altria and Phillip Morris USA shareholder mee
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added May 19, 2016 11:31
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[New York] Horrigan signs law hiking age for tobacco purchase

Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan signed the local law to raise the legal age for purchase of tobacco products in Chautauqua County to 21. This legislation was recently passed by a bi-partisan supermajority of the Chautauqua County Legislature i
Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added May 18, 2016 20:03

[New York] Legal age for buying tobacco jumps to 21 in Chautauqua County

Teens in Chautauqua County will no longer be allowed to purchase tobacco products soon, according to a new law signed into effect by Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan. Passed by the Chautauqua County Legislature, the law changes the legal purcha (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added May 18, 2016 20:02

[Canada, Virginia, West Virginia] Fahd Hamood Aljahaf and Muneer Kaid Khaled of New York sentenced in cigarette smuggling operation

collaborated to facilitate a trafficking network designed profit from the unlawful sale of contraband cigarettes. The defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in V
Indo-Canadian Voice (ca)
added May 18, 2016 19:35

[New York] A Humane Revolution

IN 1903, New Yorkers executed an elephant on Coney Island, effectively torturing her to death. Accounts vary a bit, but it seems Topsy was a circus elephant who had been abused for years and then killed a man who had burned her on the trunk with a cigar
New York Times
added May 16, 2016 14:45

[New York, Virginia] Ex-NY Pols' Graft Appeals May ​Depend​ On McDonnell Case​ ($$)

prison sentences for two of New York’s onetime most powerful lawmakers have sent shockwaves across the state’s political establishment, but their expected appeals may hinge on a forthcoming decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the bribery case against fo
added May 15, 2016 23:39

[New York] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Smoking in public places around kids should not be allowed

We’re not big fans of government legislating ...But they do not have the right to harm others, especially children. And for that reason this legislation should be approved. “Basically, it’s just protecting the youth and children that play in parks,” says
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added May 13, 2016 19:07

World's oldest person dies in New York City, aged 116

The world's oldest living person, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones, died on Thursday...Jones, who retired in 1965, had said that lots of sleep is the secret to her longevity and that she had never smoked or drank alcohol.
added May 13, 2016 18:07
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[New York] Smoking material on porch caused Syracuse fire that killed 6

a Syracuse house fire that killed four children and two adults was an accident caused by smoking materials left on a porch. Fire Chief Paul Linnertz said Thursday that investigators might never know what those materials were. He says witnesses who report
AP - Associated Press
added May 13, 2016 15:58
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