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Woman Protests Bloomberg’s Policies By Lighting Cigarette Inside City Hall

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill banning e-cigarette use indoors as one of the last pieces of legislation he approved, an opponent protested Bloomberg’s policies by lighting up a real cigarette right inside City Hall.

12/30/2013

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2 Teens Burned, Hit With Serious Charges In Alleged Marijuana ‘Wax’ Production

A teenage boyfriend and girlfriend from Brooklyn ended up severely burned, and were facing serious criminal charges Wednesday, after they allegedly had an accident trying to make a potent form of marijuana known as “earwax.”

12/18/2013

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City Council Holds Hearing On Series Of Tough Anti-Smoking Measures

The bills before the City Council would reduce the visibility and accessibility of cigarettes. The council’s health committee took up debate Thursday on the proposals.

05/02/2013

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Police: Man Stabs Woman With Pen At Chambers Street Subway Station

A woman was stabbed in the head with a pen by a homeless man during the morning rush at Chambers Street subway station Tuesday, police said.

04/19/2011

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Seen At 11: Third-Hand Smoke

In case you missed CBS 2 anchor Maurice Dubois’ 11 p.m. report on the perceived dangers of third-hand smoke, here is the video and useful links.

02/17/2011

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AG Schneiderman Sues Online Tobacco Sites

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office is suing six website operators, accusing them of illegally selling cigarettes to state residents.

02/03/2011

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White Plains Hospital Employees Rewarded For Quitting Cold Turkey

The White Plains Hospital is rewarding its employees this Thanksgiving for quitting cold turkey.

11/18/2010