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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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MAYOR BLOOMBERG SIGNS BILL TO INCLUDE E-CIGARETTES IN SMOKE-FREE AIR ACT

12 | 30 | 2013
One day before his last in office, Mayor Bloomberg signed into law a bill that expanded the NYC Smoke-Free Air Act to include electronic cigarettes or
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E-CIGARETTES ADDED TO NYC SMOKE-FREE AIR ACT

12 | 19 | 2013
The New York City Council approved legislation today to add e-cigarettes, which are untested and unregulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, to the
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PUBLIC HEARING ON E-CIGARETTES

12 | 19 | 2013
Public health officials and advocates and electronic cigarette supporters vigorously debated whether New York City should add e-cigarettes to the NYC
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NEW STUDY SHOWS COLLEGE STUDENTS FEEL THE PULL OF CIGARETTE ADS

11 | 26 | 2013
According to a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, the influence of just one cigarette ad can last for seven days and increases the risk
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GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT AT BODY WORLDS: PULSE AT DISCOVERY TIMES SQUARE

11 | 21 | 2013
BODY WORLDS: Pulse—the international health and anatomy exhibition currently on display at Discovery Times Square—hosted an event to celebrate the
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MAYOR BLOOMBERG SIGNS LANDMARK LEGISLATION RAISING THE LEGAL SALE AGE TO 21

11 | 19 | 2013
Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed landmark legislation today prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21, making New York City the
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MORE U.S. TEENS SMOKING E-CIGARETTES AND HOOKAH

11 | 15 | 2013
A new report issued by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention showed that more more middle school and high school students are using electronic
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OVERXPOSED: NEW SURVEY OF TOBACCO ADVERTISING AROUND SCHOOLS

11 | 13 | 2013
NYC students are overexposed to deceptive tobacco marketing, according to a new New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) report released
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