Uptowns Levine And Others Lead By Voting To Prohibit All Non-Tobacco Flavored E-Cigarettes

The New York City Council has voted 42-2 to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes. Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to sign the bill or allow its passage into law, according to his deputy press secretary. Continue Reading →

The Need For Statewide Ban On Flavored Tobacco And E-Cigarette Products

Statement From Senator Brad Hoylman:

Earlier today, the New York City Council passed legislation banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes from Harlem To Hollis. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Snuff Out Flavored Tobacco Products

By Hon David Norman Dinkins

All my years of public service to New York taught me one indisputable fact: It’s all about the kids. Everything we do, all the laws and changes the government makes, must keep the next generation in mind. Continue Reading →

Juul CEO Apologizes To Parents From Harlem To Harare Of Children Addicted To Vaping Products

During an interview with CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, Juul CEO Kevin Burns said he would apologize to parents whose children are addicted to Juul e-cigarettes says source. Continue Reading →

NY Senate Majority Raises Age To Purchase Tobacco Products From Harem To The Hudson

The Senate Democratic Majority today passed legislation (S.2833) that will save lives by increasing the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Continue Reading →

Smoking Fathers From Harlem To Hollis Increase Newborns’ Risk Of Congenital Heart Defects

Smoking comes with a slew of side effects for anyone, but for those who are soon to become parents, the habit is also putting their newborns at risk. Continue Reading →

Use Of Alcohol And Tobacco Together Can Cause Lasting Brain Damage

Researchers have long documented the negative effects consumers can endure after consuming alcohol or smoking cigarettes. Continue Reading →

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