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Apr 22 - NYC Minimum Age For Cigarettes To Be Raised to 21

 Apr 22 - NYC Minimum Age For Cigarettes To Be Raised to 21
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Young New Yorkers could have to wait three more years before being allowed to buy cigarettes.

The New York Post reports City Council Speaker, and mayoral frontrunner, Christine Quinn, along with Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley, is expected to unveil a plan Monday that would raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21.

Health advocates point to evidence showing earlier exposure to cigarettes is far more likely to result in addiction.

The proposal comes on the heels of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's own proposal to keep tobacco products out of the customer's view inside stores that sell tobacco.

Under the plan, the mayor is also seeking to raise the minimum price on a pack to $10.50, a price regulation which would be the first of its kind.

New York state currently imposes a $4.35 tax per pack, with the city adding another $1.50 on top.

Suffolk and Nassau counties in Long Island have already successfully raised the minimum tobacco purchasing age to 19.


In March, the city celebrated 10 years since New York City first est@blished a no-smoking ban inside restaurants and bars.

In 2011, the city banned smoking in city parks, pedestrian plazas, and beaches.


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32 comments for "Apr 22 - NYC Minimum Age For Cigarettes To Be Raised to 21"


 04-22-2013, 02:30 PMaway - #2
foestacks 10 heat pts10

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 04-22-2013, 02:35 PMaway - #3
JewsusChrist 131 heat pts131

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Haha who cares there are grocerys that sell to kids
 04-22-2013, 05:36 PMaway - #4
brand name 6 heat pts

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Originally Posted by JewsusChrist
Haha who cares there are grocerys that sell to kids


I'm 27, I walk into Duane Reade or CVS and they grill my id hard....walk into the corner bodega/deli and those mother####ers aren't giving any ####s
 04-22-2013, 05:42 PMaway - #5
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haha in the hood ni##as 12 years old coppin blacks from the store
 04-22-2013, 05:43 PMaway - #6
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Originally Posted by JewsusChrist
Haha who cares there are grocerys that sell to kids
America cares, but programs like this are tested in one market before they go national and if you read Obama's budget he wants to tax cigarettes in order to fund Pre-K with less of a tax base where will he get the money?
 04-22-2013, 05:46 PMaway - #7
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Originally Posted by SouLow
haha in the hood ni##as 12 years old coppin blacks from the store
Newyork

in canada and even though its 19 here you will never get not I.D for the most part..

Last time I was having a smoke outside this korean store my boy went in to get a pack and he told me the cashier was asking how old the boy was outside (me) and if I am old enough to smoke




















my boy told her I was 22
 04-22-2013, 07:04 PMonline - #8
Di Warlord 6 heat pts

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I remember peeps in junior high school smoking and buying Newports.


This isn't gonna help ####
 04-22-2013, 08:24 PMaway - #9
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 04-22-2013, 08:29 PMaway - #10
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NYC won
 04-23-2013, 12:33 AMaway - #11
2D.... 3 heat pts

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yeah like corner stores care
 04-23-2013, 02:47 AMaway - #12
THuG LYFe 190 heat pts190

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####ing Bloomberg. I can't stand this guy and don't know how anybody likes him. He passes laws to extend his term and does all this tyrannical #### and NYC people sit on their thumbs.
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So you can judge if you're ready to die for you country by joining the military but you aren't of mind to legally decide if drinking alcohol or smoking cigs. WTF
 04-23-2013, 04:05 AMaway - #14
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Originally Posted by BSCxShinedown
So you can judge if you're ready to die for you country by joining the military but you aren't of mind to legally decide if drinking alcohol or smoking cigs. WTF
Good Ol America
 04-23-2013, 07:39 AMaway - #15
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The Hood smoke those Chinese Newports from the Arab Store ... What a law gonna do?
 04-23-2013, 10:21 AMaway - #16
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Jesus Christ, Bloomberg, leave me the entire #### alone.
 04-23-2013, 12:22 PMaway - #17
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^ vote next time like if that did anything
 04-23-2013, 12:44 PMaway - #18
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u can enlist at 18 but not smoke or drink til 21? bloomberg ####ing ny with a spiked di#k and no vaseline with absolutely zero ####s given and all folks worried about is who kangay and gay z ####ing
 04-23-2013, 12:50 PMaway - #19
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^^^exactly, oh you can hand me a gun and have me k!ll for my country...but i cant buy ####ing cigs

oh and for the smokers out there (id recommend stopping lol) but u can buy cigs online pretty cheap. granted they are from other countries but they are name brand and like $20-$30 a carton.
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My boy ####s around with people who don't ID him, even though he's old enough to buy them legally. Looks young so he says hes only 18 (Canada) and theyre getting fined.
 
 


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