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Advocates Call For Ban On Use Of Condoms As Evidence In Prostitution Cases

Advocates for sex workers, runaway teens and transgender persons have urged New York City officials to ban the use of condoms as evidence in prostitution-related crimes.

06/09/2014

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NYPD To Stop Seizing Condoms From Suspected Sex Workers

The NYPD will no longer confiscate unused condoms from suspected sex workers to be used as evidence of prostitution, ending a longstanding practice.

05/12/2014

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New York Lawmakers Consider Bill To Bar Condoms As Proof Of Prostitution

If passed it would make New York the first state in the nation to prohibit such evidence.

04/27/2014

Condoms ordered on Amazon were delivered to an 8-year-old Staten Island girl.

NYPD To Obtain Subpoena To Find Out Who Sent Condoms To Girl, 8

Police said Friday that they will get a subpoena to find out who sent two boxes of condoms to an 8-year-old girl on Staten Island.

04/19/2014

Condoms ordered on Amazon were delivered to an 8-year-old Staten Island girl.

CBS 2 Exclusive: Staten Island Parents Seek Answers After Condoms Delivered To Child

A Staten Island couple has been left horrified after a package containing condoms was mailed to their 8-year-old daughter.

04/17/2014

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Health Department Launches New Look For NYC-Branded Condom, Larger ‘KYNG’ Size

Friday marked not only Valentine’s Day, but also National Condom Awareness Day – and the city marked the occasion by unveiling a new extra-large size condom with NYC branding.

02/14/2014

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Report: Olympic Officials Dole Out 100,000 Condoms To Athletes

Amid security concerns, organizers of the Winter Olympics are doing what they can to ensure the world’s top athletes are safe — in the bedroom.

02/06/2014

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Reports: Quinn Calls For Better Free City-Sponsored Condoms

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said this week that she wants to improve the quality of the free condoms that are given out to New Yorkers, according to published reports.

08/17/2013

Kathleen Rice at a rally in front of City Hall on June 6, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NY Officials Want Law Banning Use Of Condoms As Evidence In Prostitution Cases

Last month, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice was the first in the state to put the policy into effect and now she is leading the fight for the passage of a state law.

06/06/2013

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Nassau County Quits Using Condoms As Evidence For Prostitution Charges

Nassau County, Long Island, has decided to quit using condoms as evidence in prostitution cases.

05/06/2013

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City Launches New App Directed At Sexually Active Teens

The City of New York has launched a new free app providing advice to teens who are sexually active – and if parents don’t like it, it’s too bad for them.

03/30/2013

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg Defends Giving NYC Students Plan B ‘Morning-After Pill’

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending a city-funded pilot program to give female students the “day after pill,” otherwise known as Plan B. It can halt pregnancy if taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex.

09/24/2012

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Bedford-Stuyvesant Prep H.S. Planning To Distribute Condoms To Students At Prom

Condoms might be considered commonplace in New York City high schools — just last year 680,000 were distributed to students — but a principal’s plan to make them available at the prom on June 7 is raising some eyebrows.

05/25/2012

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HIV-AIDS Becoming Big Concern Among N.J. Residents 50 And Older

Health organizations have spent years trying to educate the public on how to prevent AIDS. But now they are targeting one specific group: people 50 and older, the new face of HIV/AIDS.

07/08/2011

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Survey: Most Conn. HS Seniors Having Sex

Results of a study examining the sexual behaviors of Connecticut high school students have alerted health officials to what may be a dangerous trend.

08/16/2010