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Cigarettes New York

An Ounce of Prevention: Restricting Minors' Access to Cigarettes in NYC

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

For young people, the dangers of smoking are not obvious; the risks are easy to ignore and do not seem to be applicable to them. It is up to those who know better -- the legal authorities, in this case -- to protect them from themselves.

State Lawmakers Propose Raising Cigarette Age

AP | Posted 04.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Following New York City's lead, state lawmakers have taken up the cause to raise the minimum age for cigarette purchases from 18 to 21 sta...

Cop Pleads Guilty To Robbing Cigarette Bootleggers

Posted 01.24.2012 | New York

In yet another addition to our ever-growing NYPD Scandals page, a 16-year veteran of the force plead guilty Tuesday to robbery charges after getting b...

NYC Anti-Smoking Campaign Gets Up Front

New York Times | CLYDE HABERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Before too long, you may be forced to stare at a photo of blackened lungs, oozing decay, every time you go to the bodega for a quart of milk. ....