Call For NY State To End The Sale Of All Flavored Tobacco As A Racial & Health Equity Imperative

By Dr. Hazel N. Dukes

“For decades, Big Tobacco has made it clear that Black lives don’t matter to them. Continue Reading →




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FDA Facing Huge PMTA Applications From Vaping Companies

The vaping industry has been one of the major growth areas of the past few years, yet the latest decision to impose further regulations on vaping businesses has thrown the industry into turmoil. Continue Reading →


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The COVID Crisis: Consumers Who Smoke Cigarettes Are More Susceptible To COVID-19

While recent studies have highlighted the risks that smoking can have on lung health, those risks have been amplified in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading →


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New Health Warnings Will Be Required For All Cigarette Packages And Advertisements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized new health warnings that will soon be required on all cigarette packaging and advertising. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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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 →


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