New York City is shutting down two roll your own cigarette stores – one on Staten Island and the other in Chinatown, alleging disregard of tax statutes in violation of the federal contraband trafficking act.
Bloomberg visited WCBS Newsradio 880′s new studios at 345 Hudson Street this morning and participated in an extensive interview with anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll, as well as veteran political reporter Rich Lamb.
Each year, a half million babies in the U.S. are born premature.
Many commuters may be able to breathe a little easier while waiting for the train today.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday that there are 450,000 fewer adult smokers in New York City than there were nine years ago.
Codey, never shy to speak his mind, didn’t disappoint when he stopped by WCBS Newsradio 880′s studios and spoke at length with afternoon drive anchor Wayne Cabot.
New York City parks commissioner Adrian Benepe insists the city is committed to keeping new smoke-free zones smoke-free.
Don’t even think of smoking in New York City parks and plazas or you’ll get burned. The city’s outdoor smoking ban went into effect Monday, but in one park officials took a ”make love not war” approach to banning the butts.
Smokers will not be permitted to light up on Seaside Park’s beach, boardwalk, fishing piers and parks.
Several towns in north Jersey are trying to crackdown on certain smoking lounges, which have turned into teenage hangouts.
After nearly banning smoking altogether at casinos, the city imposed the partial ban in 2007. The change of heart came when the economy crashed and casinos feared a complete smoking ban would cost them more customers.
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.
One woman, tired of high prices, is taking cigarette making into her own hands.
Smokers have yielded as places to puff have diminished over the years, but many of them and even some nonsmokers are saying the city has gone too far this time.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office is suing six website operators, accusing them of illegally selling cigarettes to state residents.