New York City's war on smoking continues unabated. Today, the city council voted to equate electronic cigarettes with real ones by extending NYC's public smoking ban to cover both types of smokes. That's bad news for folks who liked to do their...
It's here, folks. The battle royale between the regulators and the people over e-cigarettes is upon us. It started a few years ago, calmly, but with New York City banning vaping in public places, the knives are about to come out. Read more...
The New York City Council voted yesterday to ban the use of e-cigarettes in bars, offices and even outdoors in public parks. The Council approved the ban 43 to 8, and the new law will go into effect in four months. I know first-hand about smoking, e-cigarettes, addiction and harm-reduction -- on both a personal and professional level. Show More Summary
This week on FAIR TV: The NSA has been having a rough time, but 60 Minutes did them a favor with a long piece that was more like public relations than journalism. Also on the show: A look at how the New York Times covered a suspected US drone strike in Yemen, and what they had to say about how Afghans feel about US troops.
New in New York Close Up, artist Liz Magic Laser directs a group of actors performing theatrical scenes in public locations throughout New York City.
One of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s final acts before leaving office will be to sign a law expanding the New York City smoking ban to include electronic cigarettes. The City Council voted 43 to 8 last night in favor of banning the use of...Show More Summary
When we talk of the left in this country, it's really what the right has tolerated. There wouldn't be a left if the right was doing the right thing all of the time. And I wish people in America would just come to the terms and to the...Show More Summary
Mike Bloomberg likes his privacy. For ten years, the outgoing mayor of New York has refused to disclose when he visits Bermuda to golf, going so far as to hide his private jet from FAA’s public database. He threw a $160,000 hissy fit...Show More Summary
Assistant Chief Maintenance Officer, Car Equipment Engineering & Technical Support. MTA New York City Transit, the largest public transportation in North America, has an exciting opportunity for an executive transportation professional as its...
December 20, 2013 - The American Thoracic Society, which has been based in New York City since 1905, is pleased with the city council vote yesterday prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in indoor public areas where smoking regular cigarettes is also banned.
New York City has had a strict ban on smoking in many public places like bars, restaurants, workplaces, stores and since 2002, with the addition of parks and public plazas in 2011. But even if that smoke isn’t really smoke, and is vapor from an e-cigarette, well now you can’t do that either, after Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped push … [More]
This year was a great year for initial public offerings. Data from the New York Stock Exchange suggests that U.S. IPO levels have reached those of 2007, before the stock market slump in 2008. In 2013, there were 261 totals …
Today the New York City Council approved an ordinance that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in all the places where smoking is prohibited, which is pretty much everywhere except private residences and some outdoor locations (not parks, though!). Show More Summary
New York’s city council voted Thursday to prohibit use of electronic cigarettes in indoor public areas where smoking regular cigarettes is also banned, CBS New York reports. The five boroughs join the states of Utah, North Dakota and New Jersey, which have already enacted similar bans in bars and restaurants. Show More Summary
The New York City Council approved legislation that bans the use of e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces Thursday. E-cigarettes are now prohibited in the same places as traditional cigarettes and other tobacco products. The ban will go into effect in four months, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has said it will give... Show More Summary
The Center for Italian Modern Art today announced it will open to the public in New York City on February 22, 2014. Established in 2013 by curator, art historian, and collector Laura Mattioli, CIMA is dedicated to promoting scholarly...Show More Summary
New York City lawmakers said they will vote to expand the city's indoor smoking ban to include electronic cigarettes. The City Council was set to approve the ban Thursday amid sharp disagreement within public health circles about how to treat the devices. Show More Summary
New York Times pledges “strict separation between the newsroom and the job of creating content for the new native ads.” (nytimes.com) | (adage.com) Chicago Public Radio is now a union shop. (chicagoreader.com) Pierre Omidyar puts his first $50 million into his news venture. (usatoday.com) Pulitzer-winning investigative reporter Matt Apuzzo quits the … Read More
"2016 BEGINS TONIGHT" “I hope this means Hillary is running,” said Niall O’Dowd, the publisher of IrishCentral.com and other Irish publications in New York, who is joining the secretary in Ireland at her invitation. “She has enormous...Show More Summary