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WHY SMOKING RATES ARE AT AN ALL-TIME LOW

06 | 26 | 2013
The smoking rate among adults in the United States has dropped again, an encouraging trend that experts on smoking cessation attribute to public policies
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NEW STUDY ON THE INFLUENCE OF TOBACCO PRODUCT DISPLAYS

06 | 26 | 2013
A new study in Health Education Research showed that when you prohibit tobacco product displays in stores, smokers report their exposure to tobacco
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RELATED COMPANIES LAUNCHES SMOKE-FREE INITIATIVE COVERING 40,000 APARTMENTS

06 | 26 | 2013
As of this month, the Related Companies has decided that tenants can no longer light up in the 40,000 rental units it owns or manages. The decision, which
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HOPE COMMUNITY BECOMES THE OLDEST AND LARGEST SMOKE-FREE HOUSING ORGANIZATION IN EAST HARLEM

06 | 17 | 2013
On World No Tobacco Day, Hope Community, Inc. proudly announced that it will protect the health of the elderly by adopting a smoke-free policy in its senior
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SoBRO'S CROTONA PARK APARTMENTS WINS HEALTHY HIGH-RISE AWARD FOR GOING SMOKE-FREE

06 | 14 | 2013
Residents of Crotona Park Apartments in the Bronx can breathe easier now that they’re living in New York’s newest “Healthy High Rise.“ The Bronx
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STARBUCKS COFFEE: SMOKE-FREE INSIDE AND OUT

06 | 03 | 2013
Starbucks announced today that it will expand its smoke-free policy to include its outdoor sitting areas within 25 feet of the store. The policy prohibits
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ZECKENDORF TOWERS BECOMES LARGEST SMOKE-FREE CONDO IN CITY, POSSIBLY THE NATION

05 | 24 | 2013
Homeowners in Zeckendorf Towers, the 647-unit building that led the revitalization of Union Square more than 20 years ago, have set a new city milestone by
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SMOKE-FREE NEW YORK STATE PARKS

05 | 24 | 2013
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that expanded outdoor smoke-free areas will be in effect within state parks and historic sites for the 2013 peak summer
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SPEAKER QUINN ANNOUNCES NEW JERSEY LAWMAKERS WILL JOIN NYC & NY STATE IN PURSUING TOBACCO 21 LAW

05 | 24 | 2013
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was joined by New Jersey State Senator Richard Cody, New Jersey Assemblyman Ruben Ramos, New York State Senator Diane
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NYC COALITION TESTIFIES AT PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE CITY COUNCIL HEALTH COMMITTEE

05 | 24 | 2013
City Council members who sit on the Health Committee heard testimony today on three bills that address the continuing epidemic of tobacco use. Sheelah
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