New York

Albany County, N.Y. Removes Premium Cigars from Flavored Tobacco Ban Proposal

A proposal to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products that is moving through the Albany County Legislature got a significant amendment on Monday, as...
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New York Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

A bill that will make the minimum age to purchase tobacco products 21-years-old in New York has been signed into law today by Gov. Andrew...
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New York Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Sends to Governor

New York could soon be the latest state to join the Tobacco 21 movement, as today the state Senate approved A558, a bill that seeks...
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Newburgh, N.Y. Bans Smoking in Parks

At its most recent meeting, the Newburgh City Council unanimously approved a ban on smoking in city-owned parks that will go into effect on May...
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New York Assembly Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

On Wednesday, the New York Assembly gave its approval to a bill seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes to...
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New York to Consider Tobacco 21 Among Other Tobacco-Related Bills

A few weeks ago, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo sought out a multi-pronged approach to improving the health of residents across the state by limiting...
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New York Governor Wants Tobacco Purchase Age Increased

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for a statewide increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco and tobacco alternative products, including a proposal to make...
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Putnam County, N.Y. Legislature Approves Tobacco 21 Ordinance

Just about a month after tabling a proposal to increase the age to purchase tobacco and tobacco alternative products to 21-years-old, the Putnam County Legislature...
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Essex County, N.Y. Revisits, Approves Tobacco Purchase Age Increase to 21

In June, three absent county supervisors effectively defeated a proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-year-old in Essex...
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Ontario County, N.Y. Legislators Reject Tobacco Age Increase Proposal

This week, legislators in Ontario County, N.Y. soundly defeated a proposed local law that sought to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and...
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Sherrill, N.Y. Expands Parks Smoking Ban

There are fewer public places to light up in Sherrill, N.Y. after the city council expanded its existing smoking ban to include all parks and...
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