Congress Raises The Minimum Age For Buying Tobacco And E-cigarettes To 21

E-cigarettes seem to have dominated the headlines in recent months, but Congress has given final passage to a bill addressing tobacco as well, raising the age for purchasing both from 18 to 21 from Harlem to Hollywood. 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 →

Bassett, Health Commissioner Passes Legislation To Curtail Tobacco Use From Harlem To Hollis

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett on passing of comprehensive tobacco legislation package with effects from Harlem to Hollis, Queens:

“The City today took a major stride toward improving the health of New Yorkers by passing a comprehensive legislative package to further curtail tobacco use. Continue Reading →