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You Now Have To Be 21 Years Old To Buy Cigarettes In New York City

Agence France Presse | Brigitte Dusseau | Posted 07.18.2014 | Business

New York raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 on Sunday, in its latest initiative to encourage healthier behavior among residents.The law, s...

It's Disturbing That Health Advocates Are Against E-Cigs That Save Lives

Tony Newman | Posted 02.19.2014 | New York
Tony Newman

For the first time in my life, I have had a valuable tool and aid to help me quit smoking. And as a former pack-a-day smoker, my use of e-cigarettes these last five months means that 3,000 cigarettes did not go into my lungs.

Bloomberg To Sign Legislation Raising Age To Buy Tobacco

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed landmark legislation Tuesday banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21, maki...

Pretty Soon You'll Have To Be 21 To Buy Cigarettes In New York

AP | JAKE PEARSON and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Smokers under 21 may soon be barred from buying cigarettes in New York City. The City Council is expected to vote ...

NYC Could Raise Minimum Age For Smokes To 21

Posted 04.22.2013 | New York

Young New Yorkers could have to wait three more years before being allowed to buy cigarettes. The New York Post reports City Council Speaker, and ...

Indian Reservation Smoke Shops To Pay NYC For Smuggling Untaxed Cigarettes

Newsday | Andrew Smith | Posted 06.03.2013 | New York

A federal judge has ordered two smoke shops on the Poospatuck Indian Reservation in Mastic to pay New York City $10.5 million for bootlegging untaxed ...

Bloomberg's Plan To Raise Minimum Price Of Cigarettes

Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

While Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to keep tobacco products out of sight from customers at New York city stores was met with mixed reviews last week...

Mixed Reviews For Bloomberg's Tobacco Proposal

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Walk into any convenience store or gas station in the country, and chances are the cigarettes will be in roughly the same spot: at eye lev...

Even This Won't Stop New Yorkers From Smoking

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 07.11.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The city cannot try to scare smokers by requiring grotesque images of diseased lungs and decaying teeth at stores that sell cigarettes bec...