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Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

Profile America: NYC Bans Women Smoking

Profile America: NYC Bans Women Smoking

On this date in 1908, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places.

by · January 21, 2017 · Profile America
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Profile America: Cigarette Ads Banned

APRIL 1: CIGARETTE ADS BANNED Friday, April 1 — Broadcast advertising was confronted with a major downsizing on this date in 1970 as President Nixon signed a bill into law prohibiting cigarette advertising on the nation’s airwaves. The ban went […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Profile America
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Health Groups Urge Gov. Christie to Sign Bill Raising Tobacco Sales Age to 21

Raising The Age Will Protect Kids and Save Lives WASHINGTON, DC — The following is a Statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association Founders Affiliate, American Lung Association in New Jersey and Global Advisors on Smokefree […]

CVS To Pull Tobacco From Shelves

Pelham Bay Station CVS. (Photo c/o yelp.com) CVS released a press release that states that the chain will by cease selling tobacco products on October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy “the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of […]

by · February 5, 2014 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition, News