Top NY court upholds smoke ban in parks
New York State’s sweeping ban on smoking cigarettes in state parks was upheld Thursday by the state’s highest court.The Court ...
Firm warns Suffolk about tobacco money
A fiscal consultant to Suffolk County warns that county officials may face restrictions on a significant portion of the $14.4 ...
LI to get nearly $30M in tobacco settlement
The deal announced Tuesday that ended a decade-old dispute will release $550 million tied up in fight between New York and tobacco companies while also giving a break of more than $126 million to cigarette makers.
Bellone: Tobacco restrictions 'will save lives'
County Executive Steve Bellone signed into law Monday a bill that would raise the age to purchase tobacco products from ...
Senator: Ban liquids in e-cigarettes
A Long Island state senator has introduced legislation that would ban for sale in New York all so-called e-liquids, the ...
Report: Rise in people poisoned by e-cigs
Accidental exposure to nicotine in e-cigarette refills has fueled a dramatic jump in calls to poison control centers, according to ...
Brown: Nassau makes wrong move on smoking age
Nassau County's decision to punt on raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 19 to 21 leaves young ...
GOP to block bill raising age limit to buy cigarettes
Majority Republicans in the Nassau County Legislature have decided to block a vote on a bill that would raise the ...
Letter: '21 and over' law adds burden to biz
I am disappointed with the outcome of Suffolk County's decision to raise the age to buy cigarettes ["Suffolk's new age ...
Study: E-cigs don't help smokers quit
E-cigarettes do not help smokers quit, according to a new analysis that flies in the face of "e-cig" promotional material ...