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New York City Smoking

E-Cigarettes Included In NYC's Smoking Ban

| Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner NEW YORK CITY — The City Council extended existing public smoking bans to include electronic cigarettes during their last legisl...

WATCH: NYC Teens Think New Smoking Law Is Some Bullsh*t

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.22.2013 | New York

What do New York City teens think about the city raising the tobacco-buying age to 21? Well, they think it's bullsh*t. Also, teens curse a lot! ...

NYC Cigarette Tax Hampered By Low Fines

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- High taxes have emerged as the No. 1 weapon in the war on smoking. The more cigarettes cost, research has shown, the fewer people buy them...

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...

Bad Economy Deals Serious Blow To City's Cocaine Habit

Posted 11.26.2011 | New York

Yet another sign today, albeit a more encouraging one, of a faltering economy— New Yorkers appear to be ditching their pricey cocaine habits. Th...

PICTURES: City Rolls Out New Anti-Smoking Ads

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While most anti-smoking ads use graphic images to show the long-term effects of tobacco, few serve to remind people just how quickly the human body he...