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Stamford, N.Y. Implements Smoking Ban on Town Property

The town of Stamford, N.Y. has passed a ban on the use of all tobacco products on town-owned property, including parks in the municipality. While...
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Yates County, N.Y. Bans Tobacco on County Grounds

A complete ban on the use of tobacco is coming to property owned and leased by Yates County, N.Y., as on Monday the county legislature...
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New Castle, N.Y. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

The town board of New Castle, N.Y. passed an ordinance at its May 8th meeting that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and...
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Nassau County, N.Y. Nears Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

A bill in Nassau County, N.Y. that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old took a step forward on Monday as...
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Nassau County, N.Y. to Revisit Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

Legislators in Nassau County, N.Y. will once again consider legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21-years-old, and it...
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Rockland County, N.Y. Will Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

Rockland County, N.Y. will be one of the next municipalities to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, as the bill that...
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Allegany County, N.Y. Tables Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Last night, the Allegany County Board of Legislators voted 8-7 to table a measure that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to...
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Dutchess County, N.Y. Rejects Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

Dutchess County, N.Y. won’t be joining the Tobacco 21 movement as a proposal put before legislators was defeated on Thursday in a committee hearing. The...
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New York Legislators Strip Tobacco Tax Increase from Budget

If there was ever time for a victory cigar to be lit up in New York, today is as good a day as any, as...
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Rockland County, N.Y. Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Awaits Executive’s Signature

The Rockland County, N.Y. legislature passed an ordinance raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, e-cigarettes and other alternative tobacco products from 18 to...
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New York City Considering Sidewalk Smoking Ban

A bill will be introduced later today that could make it illegal to walk and smoke at the same time in New York City. Councilman...
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