A federal ban on tobacco could avert 633,000 deaths, a third among African Americans. Critics say it could increase policing in communities of color.
The fire that caused the popular eatery to go up in flames started under the boardwalk.
This happened last week.
Watch as this gentleman hollers spastic sounds, gets comfy on the floor of the train, and smokes a cigarette.
One resident added, "This is like the twelfth fire in the last two years."
In a sweep of 1,700 stores, the city found 42 percent were selling some sort of untaxed smokes.
"We seat 300 people and it was a Sunday morning, so people were waiting on line," said a waiter at the Tick Tock Diner. "People kept eating. They didn't want to leave their food."
Firefighters described rescuing the baby, who hadn't been breathing for over five minutes.
A pregnant woman was killed early this morning in a fire in her Brooklyn apartment which police believe was caused by her lit cigarette.
(via unlisted sightings' flickr) One of Mayor Bloomberg's signature initiatives has
A Nameless Yeast's Flickr Embattled smokers reacted bitterly to the news
Throwing a wrench in Governor Paterson's plan to collect cigarette taxes
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