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PLATTSBURGH | Use of electronic cigarettes has been added to New York state’s ban on smoking in public indoor spaces and certain outdoor spaces where smoking is prohibited. more

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Task forces across the state have been mobilizing for the past year to garner support to ban the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21. more

Editorials

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LAKE GEORGE — While many communities across the northeast U.S. have dog parks as places for dogs to get some exercise and for their owners to socialize, these venues are fairly scarce in the North Country. more

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PLATTSBURGH — A chief goal is targeting counties to increase the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 more

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LAKE PLACID — Advocates seek to raise age to purchase tobacco products to 21 more

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Starting the New Year “smoke free” is a great idea! more

Letters to the Editor

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Essex County Public Health Director Linda Beers has been appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to the New York State Department of Health’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board. more

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On September 15, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered R.J. Reynolds to immediately stop distribution and sale of four cigarette brands... more

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a press release in July announcing a recently published study that found 3 out of 4 adults support the concept of raising the minimum legal age for purchase of tobacco products to 21. more

Letters to the Editor

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Posters that two young students have created in a regional anti-smoking program have won a statewide contest. more

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