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RESTRICTIONS ON TOBACCO DISCOUNTS AND COUPONS START TODAY

08 | 06 | 2014
As of today, August 1, restrictions on coupons and discounts for tobacco products went into effect. The new law prohibits retailers from redeeming coupons or
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HEALTH ADVOCATES URGE HIGHER NYC PRICES FOR TOBACCO PRODUCTS ON WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

06 | 16 | 2014
Youth and health advocates denounced the tobacco industry for recruiting youth smokers at a press conference in Times Square and called for higher NYC
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E-Cigarette Regulation Goes Into Effect Today

05 | 07 | 2014
The amendment to the Smoke-Free Air Act to include e-cigarettes went into effect today. New Yorkers are now able to breathe clean, smoke- and vapor-free air
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FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules

04 | 25 | 2014
Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed new regulations that would bring a semblance of order to the current marketplace for e-cigarettes and
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NYC Youth "Kick Butts"

03 | 31 | 2014
Hundreds of youth in the five boroughs took a stand against tobacco on the 19th annual Kick Butts Day, March 19, 2014. Kick Butts day is a national day of
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NEW TIPS ADS WILL INSPIRE MORE TO QUIT SMOKING

02 | 24 | 2014
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention launched the third season in its life-saving award-winning Tips from Former Smokers national education media
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CVS PLANS TO END SALES OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY OCTOBER 1

02 | 05 | 2014
CVS/Caremark, the country’s largest drugstore chain, announced today that it planned to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by
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SURGEON GENERAL REPORT SAYS 5.6 MILLION CHILDREN WILL DIE PREMATURELY UNLESS CURRENT SMOKING RATES DROP

01 | 24 | 2014
Today's report, The Health Consequences of Smoking--50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General, comes a half century after the historic 1964
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The State of Tobacco Control 2014

01 | 24 | 2014
New York State received mixed grades in a national review of tobacco control measures released today.  The American Lung Association gave New York two A's
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50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST SURGEON GENERAL REPORT ON SMOKING AND HEALTH

01 | 08 | 2014
As the United States marks the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, seven leading public health and medical
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