Why NJ Is Prioritizing 2 Million Smokers Over Some Essential Workers For COVID-19 Vaccines
Governor Phil Murphy widened the eligibility pool to more than 4 million people, including people 65 years or older and those with underlying medical conditions.
Jan 16, 2021 9:00 AM
Video Shows How Bodega Owner Allegedly Used Hidden Remote Control Shelf To Sell Untaxed Cigarettes
A remote control shelf set up at a Brooklyn shop hid away allegedly untaxed cigarettes.
Feb 10, 2020 1:00 PM
NY Lawmakers Want To Ban Filtered Cigarettes
The latest front in the war on smoking: the butt.
Jan 17, 2020 3:35 PM
NY Parents Sue Juul For Allegedly Addicting Their 15-Year-Old Daughter
Juul borrowed directly from the Big Tobacco playbook in order to hook teens, according to the lawsuit.
Sep 18, 2019 5:40 PM
Corey Johnson Opens Up About Quitting Smoking, Joining Juul Nation
We spoke with newly-smoke-free Corey Johnson about the monkey on his back, as well as e-cigarettes, marijuana, smoking bans in public housing, and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio.
Updated: May 22, 2019 6:00 PM
Bans On Pharmacy Cigarettes, Foam Products Go Into Effect In NYC Today
Cigarettes and other tobacco products will disappear from the shelves of New York City pharmacies starting tomorrow.
Updated: Jan 1, 2019 2:26 PM
It's Official: A Pack Of Cigarettes Now Costs $13 In NYC
The mayor also signed a bill to ban the sale of tobacco products at pharmacies.
Updated: Aug 28, 2017 4:57 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Liam Gallagher Bloody Mad He Was Carded At NYC Bodega For Buying Cigarettes
He arrived Thursday morning and immediately began dropping exquisite Britishisms on Twitter.
Updated: Jul 31, 2017 3:37 PM
NYPD: Violent Cigarette Thieves Steal $8K Worth Of Cigarettes On Smith Street
The NYPD is looking for men they say looted $8K worth of cigarettes from two Rite Aids on Smith Street this week.
Updated: Jun 15, 2017 5:57 PM
UPS Ordered To Pay $247 Million To New York For Illegal Shipping Of Cigarettes
UPS will shell out $247 million to New York City and New York State for "illegally shipping" hundreds of thousands of untaxed cartons of cigarettes, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.
Updated: May 26, 2017 3:13 PM
A Pack Of Cigarettes Could Soon Cost $13 In NYC
Among five new anti-tobacco bills presented by the mayor at a press conference yesterday, one would set the minimum price for a pack of cigarettes at $13.
Updated: Apr 20, 2017 11:54 AM
Here's The Guy To Beat For The Biggest Subway Jerk Of 2016 Award
Straphangers stopped a doofus from smoking on the F train in this very satisfying video.
Updated: Apr 6, 2018 11:29 PM
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