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Cigarette Wars Continue

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What now? A new proposal to raise taxes and age minimums by Helene Werckmeister  Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been fighting tobacco for years now. In 2002, he created a successful campaign to ban smoking in bars and bar areas of restaurants, and the law went into effect in March 2003. Since May 2011, smoking has […]

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Where Are the Cigarettes?

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Mayor Bloomberg’s latest public health proposal By Christina Gonzalez Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is at it again. As if trying to prevent the public from drinking large sugary drinks wasn’t enough, he is now attempting to force stores to put cigarettes out of sight. The goal of Bloomberg’s plan: to prevent smokers from making impulse […]

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Still Smoking

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 What tobacco ban? by Angelique Williams At the start of the semester, the CUNY smoking ban went into effect. The new rule prohibits tobacco products in indoor and outdoor facilities. But if cigarettes are banned, why are so many students still smoking? Students like Pablo Mujica don’t see the purpose in the ban and continue smoking. […]

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Sports, Latin Dancing and More–9-20-2012

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                City Never Sleeps by Ryan Wallerson Hey Sports Fans!! You really have to respect the work that the althetics dept. has put into getting more students on the school team’s sidelines this year. It’s definitelty thier biggest push in recent years. Don’t let their latest efforts go […]

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CUNY Up in Smoke

A ban on smoking on campus–what students think. by Adam Reyes. Last week Rachael Rodriguez smoked a cigarette on the CCNY campus, knowing she wouldn’t have this luxury much longer. “It’s a shame that CUNY had to ban smoking on their campuses, but I’m going to take advantage of the time I have left,” says […]

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Huff and Puff

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Students Divided Over Proposed Smoking Ban Amaani Bhamla. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is once again trying to extinguish public smoking. Last month, he proposed a new law that would ban smoking outdoors in parks, beaches and pedestrian malls and plazas. As a result of the mayor’s 2002 ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, “New York […]

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