“Smoking in parks is now down two-thirds and we now have less litter at our beaches and playgrounds,” Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley told.
To me, it seems like it would be better to allow all those who smoke cigarettes to spread out evenly across the city rather than ghettoizing them into designated buildings.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a bill that would require apartment buildings to adopt a written policy on where smoking is or is not allowed both inside and outside of apartment buildings and share it with literally everyone.
A number of Senators are asking the Justice Department to appeal the court ruling that found tobacco companies can’t be compelled to label cigarettes with graphic photos of ailments that may afflict long term smokers.
A U.S. Surgeon General’s report due to be released March 8 will come down hard on states that have cut anti-smoking funds in tough fiscal times, according to Terry Pechacek of the CDC.
Nothing has ever held Alex Alazraki back, not even a lack of arms and legs. “No” just isn’t in the Long Island man’s vocabulary.
He doesn’t like the salt on the margarita glass and has fought against the fat in the Kahlua and cream. But was Mayor Michael Bloomberg really thinking of trying to shut the tap on the bar business as the New York Post reported?
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.