New York

Syracuse, N.Y. Smoking Ban Moving Forward

After hearing complaints earlier this year, the Syracuse City Council will formally debate whether the city should ban smoking in all public parks.  Councilors Khalid...
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Cheektowaga, N.Y. Adds Smoking Ban

Yesterday, the Cheektowaga Town Board unanimously passed a ban on burning tobacco products at the town’s Cultural Center, including the fenced-in areas around the Cultural Center and Lions...
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Weekly News (May 5, 2014)

Cigar News Padrón Planning Family Reserve 50 for Anniversary Alec Bradley Announces Family Blend The Lineage Tatuaje Ships Lancero Sampler, Tattoo Caballeros CAO Son of...
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New York State Assembly Could Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 19

The New York State Assembly now has a pair of bills moving through the Assembly and Senate that would increase the minimum age to purchase...
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Suffolk County, N.Y. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 (Update)

On Tuesday night, legislators in Suffolk County, N.Y. voted to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21, making it illegal...
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Westchester County, N.Y. Proposes Minimum Age Increase

Following similar efforts in New York City and Suffolk County, the County of Westchester will consider increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from...
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Weekly News (March 24, 2014)

Cigars News IPCPR 2015 In New Orleans Virus Hits Dominican Republic — Via Cigar Aficionado. While the Dominican Republic has suffered because of the lack...
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Nassau County to Consider Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Nassau County, NY, the Empire State’s seventh most populous county, could be the next to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old. Legis....
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Syracuse, N.Y. Could Ban Outdoor Smoking in Downtown

Hearing complaints that the Cathedral Square area in downtown Syracuse, N.Y. is becoming covered in cigarette butts, the city council is expected to begin work...
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Weekly News (January 13, 2014)

Editor’s Note: Award season is over, hopefully. General Cigar Co. Discontinues Over 250 SKUs — Story here. Casa Magna Dominican Released — Story here. Villiger Introducing...
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Suffolk County Legislator Files Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

After closing out 2013 with a promise to introduce a bill that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco in Suffolk County, NY from...
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