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  • Suffolk County legislators signed the 'Tobacco 21' resolution into law Monday, raising the legal age to buy tobacco products up to 21. The new age restriction applies to cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes.
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  • A smokers' advocacy group says it has sued New York City seeking to overturn the city's ban on electronic cigarettes.
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  • Some of the toughest smoking and dipping restrictions in the country are going into effect in Suffolk County.
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  • cvs weigh in policy
  • Attorneys general from 28 states and U.S. territories have written to the chief executives of major U.S. pharmacy chains urging them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.
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  • Tobacco companies and three trade groups representing cigarette retailers asked a federal court on Thursday to block a new law designed to keep tobacco prices sky high in New York City.
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  • A high school in Connecticut wants to nix nicotine altogether, banning electronic cigarettes after some students were supposedly found using them in class.
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  • Bloomberg is calling for the city to establish a minimum price of $10.50 for a pack of cigarettes or small cigars.
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  • The Gallup poll shows just 20 percent of Americans say they have smoked a cigarette in the past week, tying the previous low set in 2009.
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  • Dr. Sapna Parikh reports on how smoke residue that clings to fabrics and furniture can be harmful.
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  • The federal government gets to decide how to warn people about the dangers of smoking tobacco, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.
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  • The bill, passed this week by the county legislature, exempts parking lots, campgrounds and golf courses.
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  • Sandra Bookman reports on the SUNY trustees voting to ban smoking everywhere on campus.
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  • Bloomberg will propose a new city ordinance that would require apartment buildings to have a written policy on where smoking is permitted or prohibited.
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  • Michael Bloomberg is committing $220 million to his charity to go toward reducing tobacco use in countries that are home to millions of smokers.
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  • The billboards and print, radio and TV ads show people whose smoking resulted in heart surgery, a tracheotomy, lost limbs or paralysis.
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  • Dr. Sapna Parikh has more on what can be done to help.
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  • Dr. Jay Aldersberg has more on current medical concerns.
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  • Starting Wednesday, smoke on outdoor train platform and you could land behind bars.
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  • Phil Lipof reports
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  • Starting on Sunday, smoking will be banned on Metro North and LIRR platforms. Smokers will first get a warning.
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  • The number of smokers in New York City has dropped to an all-time low.
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  • Vaccines, Alzheimer's and smokers
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  • Add Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road platforms to the list of places where you can't smoke.
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  • Many companies are offering fitness incentives to help motivate their employees to stay healthy.
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  • Dr. Sapna Parikh reports
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  • The New York City smoking ban is in effect, but not everyone is adhering to the rules.
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  • On one block in East Harlem, there is a voluntary ban on outdoor smoking.
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  • Researchers have found why weight gain is common after quitting smoking.
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  • They say New York City is trying to take away their rights to puff away outdoors, so they're blowing smoke right in the face of a tough new smoking ban.
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  • New York City's expanded smoking ban went into effect on Monday.
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  • A new law kicks in Seaside Park this summer that could have smokers paying a price.
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  • Toni Yates reports
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  • Stacey Sager reports
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  • Some co-op and condo boards in New York City are now having to deal with residents filing lawsuits over smoking neighbors.
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  • Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed into law a ban on smoking in New York City's parks, beaches, public plazas and boardwalks.
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  • Lawmakers have voted to extend New York City's smoking ban to parks, beaches - and Times Square.
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  • Smokers who light up while waiting for the Long Island Rail Road may soon have to go through more trouble to get their fix.
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  • If you get caught smoking during her lunch break, it could cost her more than a paycheck. That's because a new law in effect makes lighting up on the sidewalk illegal.
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  • A village on Long Island's "gold coast" is banning smoking on public sidewalks.
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  • A new tough smoking ban became policy at a college campus in New Jersey Monday night.
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  • There is a controversy brewing over an online advertising campaign featuring Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
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