Tobacco-free Clinton, Franklin and Essex

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PLATTSBURGH | Earlier in 2019, the city of Plattsburgh Common Council voted to update the tobacco ban law, created in 2001 to it illegal to smoke on public property, to include the use of any tobacco products, including e-cigs, vapes and hookahs. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Reality Check is a group of teens from across New York state whose aim is to expose the truth about tobacco and the marketing practices of the tobacco industry Read more

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Maria Lyons is tired of the smoke. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Just one person who spoke at a recent public hearing to raise the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 supports the status quo. Read more

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