Smoke Free Air Act

A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against NYC E-Cigarette Ban

The NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment said Tuesday it filed the papers in state Supreme Court.

03/25/2014

Electronic Cigarette BIG DL

City Council To Mull E-Cigarette Indoor Smoking Ban

The bill’s sponsors say allowing e-cigarettes in places where tobacco cigarettes are banned threatens “effective enforcement” of the smoking ban and sends the wrong message to children that smoking is safe.

11/27/2013

Mayor Bloomberg discusses local, national and global impact of 2003 Smoke-Free Air Act on 10th Anniversary.(Credit: Spencer T Tucker/Flickr)

NYC Marks 10th Anniversary Of Anti-Smoking Initiative

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday there are about 500,000 fewer smokers in the city than there were a decade ago and about 10,000 fewer deaths linked to smoking during that period.

03/27/2013

Smoking

Big Apple Closer To Expanding Public Smoking Ban

Hey outdoor tobacco lovers, smoke ‘em while you can. The City Council moved one step closer Thursday to expanding Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Smoke Free Air Act.

10/14/2010