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NYC Busts Roll Your Own Cigarette Stores

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.

12/25/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg with anchor Michael Wallace in WCBS Newsradio 880 Studio 11A - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Talks Cabs, Education, More In Interview At WCBS 880′s New Studios

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.

12/08/2011

The neonatal intensive care unit at New York University Medical Center. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Empire State Building Going Purple For World Prematurity Day

Each year, a half million babies in the U.S. are born premature.

11/17/2011

A train is seen at the Long Island Rail Road station - Great Neck, NY - Jun 6, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

First Weekday For LIRR, Metro-North Smoking Ban

Many commuters may be able to breathe a little easier while waiting for the train today.

11/14/2011

A woman smoked in the Times Square pedestrian plaza - New York, NY - May 23, 2011 (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

New York City Smoking Rate Down To 14 Percent

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday that there are 450,000 fewer adult smokers in New York City than there were nine years ago.

09/15/2011

Former New Jersey Gov. Dick Codey is interviewed by Wayne Cabot - New York, NY - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Former New Jersey Gov. Dick Codey Talks Corruption, Presidential Politics, And More

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.

08/04/2011

A no smoking sign in the Times Square pedestrian plaza - New York, NY - May 23, 2011 (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Only One Ticket Issued Since NYC Parks Smoking Ban Went Into Effect

New York City parks commissioner Adrian Benepe insists the city is committed to keeping new smoke-free zones smoke-free.

07/01/2011

A man holds a cigarette - Dec 15, 2008 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

NYC Taking ‘Inform On Your Friends’ Approach To Outdoor Smoking Ban

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.

05/23/2011

Group: Seaside Park Has Toughest Restrictions On Public Smoking In N.J.

Smokers will not be permitted to light up on Seaside Park’s beach, boardwalk, fishing piers and parks.

05/20/2011

Hookah Bar (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Paterson, N.J. Increases Inspections Of Hookah Bars

Several towns in north Jersey are trying to crackdown on certain smoking lounges, which have turned into teenage hangouts.

05/17/2011

Report: Atlantic City Having Trouble Enforcing Casino Smoking Ban

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.

04/24/2011

Chambers Street Subway Station (credit: CBS 2)

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

Brooklyn Woman Defiantly Grows Own Tobacco

One woman, tired of high prices, is taking cigarette making into her own hands.

02/25/2011

Has NYC Gone Too Far By Banning Smoking In Parks?

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.

02/20/2011

A man holds a cigarette - Dec 15, 2008 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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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