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Smoke-Free Parks, Beaches and Pedestrian Plazas

01 | 18 | 2011
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed legislation making all NYC parks, beaches and pedestrian plazas smoke-free.  The legislation, which will also
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FDA Unveils New Cigarette Warning Labels

01 | 18 | 2011
The FDA unveiled 36 proposed labels to modify the required cigarette packaging and advertising warning labels to include new textual statements with color
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U.S. Surgeon General’s Report Details the Damaging Effects of Brief Exposure to Tobacco Smoke

01 | 18 | 2011
The U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin recently released a report titled How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for
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Camel Crush

12 | 13 | 2010
   R.J. Reynolds has released its latest Camel product, called Camel Crush. The cigarette brand was made available nationally on August 25, 2008 after
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Supreme Court Ruling Defeats Big Tobacco

12 | 13 | 2010
  Big tobacco’s deceptive launch of ‘light’ and ‘ultra light’ cigarettes ignited a public health disaster that has continued for decades.
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Supreme Court Ruling Defeats Big Tobacco

12 | 13 | 2010
  Big tobacco’s deceptive launch of ‘light’ and ‘ultra light’ cigarettes ignited a public health disaster that has continued for decades.
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Smoke-free Hospital Grounds Bill Passes in NYC

12 | 13 | 2010
On Wednesday, July 29, 2009, the New York City Council unanimously voted in favor of a bill that will ban smoking on hospital grounds as well as within 15
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$17 Million Budget Cut Delays Start of New Borough Partnerships

12 | 13 | 2010
During the final hours of New York State’s 2009 budget talks, legislators cut an additional $10 million from the NYS Tobacco Control Program, which had
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Council Member Inez E. Dickens Honored at Coalition Star Brunch

12 | 13 | 2010
On July 29th, 2009, the NYC Coalition For A Smoke Free City hosted a Star Brunch to celebrate the last five years of hard work and success. Dedicated
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