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Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC Says

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/CBS News) –¬†Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low.

About 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show. 302 more words


Ban On Smoking And Walking Potentially Coming To NYC Streets

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If a city lawmaker has his way, smoking and walking will soon be outlawed on city streets.

That’s the bill Councilman Peter Koo proposed on Thursday. 348 more words


NYC Hikes Price Of Pack Of Cigarettes To $13, Highest In US

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed¬†a package of bills aimed at decreasing smoking.

The measures include increasing the minimum price of tobacco products, … 208 more words