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Bloomberg's Public Health Legacy Lauded

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Bloomberg steered New York City through economic recession, a catastrophic hurricane and the aftermath of 9/11, but he may a...

Smokefree Housing Options in NYC Need to Expand

Jeffrey Seyler | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Jeffrey Seyler

In cities like New York with dense populations and a prevalence of multi-family unit housing, it's no wonder that people are exposed to secondhand smoke right in their own living rooms. We must increase the availability of smokefree housing.

Bloomberg Gives Asia $220 Million To Stop Smoking

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire who has made reducing smoking one of his signature causes as mayor of New York City, is committing...

NYC Sues DIY Cigarette Shop

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 01.21.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — There is no place in the U.S. more expensive to smoke than New York City, where the taxes alone will set you back $5.85 per pack. Yet...

Four Centuries Of Smoking Bans Huffington Post | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York - This week, New York became the latest U.S. city to forbid smoking in outdoor public spaces, including parks, beaches and pools. While we...