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[New York] Chris Churchill: Albany Housing Authority smoking ban fogs other health threats, including oil trains

Albany has banned smoking in parks — but nobody seems bothered by the thousands of cars that traverse the park, spewing exhaust as they go. Visit the Ezra Prentice Homes, a housing authority complex in the South End, and it's immediately clear that second
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Aug 13, 2015 09:23

Number Of Smokers In New York City Up, Anti-Smoking Funding Down

Kelly said smoking rates were at their lowest in 2010, and have risen in the last three years or so. “There is a bit of a lag where we think people are going through the process of quitting, and then you have kind of the effects of programs, which last a
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Aug 13, 2015 09:18

[New York] Decrease in anti-tobacco budget linked to increase in smoking rate: report

The report by the Independent Budget Office, a nonpartisan watchdog group, found spending on health department staff for anti-smoking programs; nicotine replacement therapies; and advertising and media campaigns decreased from around $16 million in 2007
amNew York
added Aug 12, 2015 13:53

Smoking rates in New York City rise as funding for programs fighting the habit drops: report

Smoking rates have risen among New York City residents as the city’s funding for programs to fight the killer habit has dropped, according to a report released Tuesday. Spending on anti-smoking campaigns rose for several years in the early part of Micha
New York Daily News
added Aug 12, 2015 13:44
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[New York] Albany Housing Authority bans smoking in all units

The new policy covers all 2,200 units. Smokers will have to be 25 feet away from the property to have a cigarette, said Steve Longo, the Housing Authority's executive director. He said the measure is being taken to protect the health of residents who do
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Aug 12, 2015 09:54

[New York] Geneva Housing Authority board approves smoking ban

Effective April 1, smoking will be prohibited in the 228 housing units managed by the Geneva Housing Authority. The smoking ban is included in the 2015-16 agency plan approved July 28 by the authority’s Board of Commissioners.
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Aug 10, 2015 19:34

Report: New York needs to improve in cancer fight

The state met just four out of nine benchmarks in an American Cancer Society report due out Thursday, and fell short in two areas in particular: access to palliative care and funding for smoking prevention and cessation programs.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Aug 6, 2015 11:54

New York State receives mixed reviews on cancer-fighting public policies

“But to leverage this progress, the Governor and New York State legislators must take advantage of the opportunities to pass evidence-based laws and policies that are proven to save lives and money. In New York State alone in 2015, more than 107,800 peopl
Empire State News
added Aug 6, 2015 11:52

[New York] Smokers irate as Canton Housing Authority moves to ban smoking in subsidized apartments

Residents of 217 units in the two Riverside Drive high-rises and at the Law Lane housing complex will soon be prohibited from smoking in their apartment or just outside the building. Many smokers in the Canton Housing Authority’s high-rise apartments are
North Country (NY) This Week
added Aug 3, 2015 02:36

[New York] ‘Illegal’ rooftop bar is ruining my $10.5M penthouse: suit

Pera “permits and condones smoking by patrons of both tobacco products and marijuana,” he maintains.
New York Post
added Jul 31, 2015 12:13
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