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New York bans flavored e-cigarettes

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New York’s Health Department Public Health Council voted to ban flavored e-cigarettes in the state beginning October 4.

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Vaping stores predict closure after Cuomo declares flavored e-cigarette ban

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The vaping industry is reacting to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s upcoming ban on flavored e-cigarettes- saying it is misguided and will force many small business owners to close their shops and lay off employees. Some are predicting legal action.

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Cuomo spokesman says license plate renewal plan won't "go forward"

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The news comes after a Siena College poll finds New Yorkers strongly oppose having to pay for new license plates.

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Cuomo issues executive order to ban flavored e-cigarettes in New York

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Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order to direct his health department to ban all flavored electronic cigarettes, in response to a vaping health emergency that has sickened hundreds and killed six people.

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Senator Tedisco: New license plates a "highway heist"

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Outrage continues over planned $25-45 renewal fee

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Cuomo planning lawsuit against drug industry

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Calling it an “industry-wide conspiracy”, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his intention to file a lawsuit for the over-prescription of opioids that he says has defrauded New Yorkers out of billions of dollars.

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Cuomo continues warning on vaping, says health department issuing subpoenas to 3 companies

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Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Health Department are continuing to urge New Yorkers to refrain from using any vaping products for marijuana or nicotine while an investigation continues into the cause of a mysterious lung ailment related to vaping that has now sickened 41 New Yorkers.

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New York State Bar Association on 2020 agenda

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Also, Jon Campbell on license plates controversy

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Marijuana decriminalization law takes effect

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New York's marijuana decriminalization laws take effect today (took effect Wednesday) but some say they don't go far enough.

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Could GOP Senators, newly in the minority, lose more members?

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The ranks of Senate Republicans in New York have been greatly diminished over the past year, with losses in the November elections, and other GOP Senators saying this summer that they are seeking new jobs.

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Langworthy's plan for a GOP comeback in New York

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Chairman says Trump will help down-ballot in 2020

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"Look-back" window open for sexual abuse survivors

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On Aug. 14 a one-year, one-time-only period allow individuals to seek civil action.

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Pushback on plan to charge $25 to replace license plates

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A plan by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration to require motorists to pay a $25 fee to replace aging license plates is getting some resistance. The governor says it’s needed to comply with new cashless scanners being set up on toll roads and bridges all over the state.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Langworthy on NY27 and NY11

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Doesn't believe indicted Rep. Collins will run again; Malliotakis a "young gun" downstate

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Public Finance Commission holds 1st meeting Wednesday

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The first meeting of the commission created to devise a public campaign finance system for New York ‘s political races is scheduled for Wednesday. Advocates hope the commission, which has been slow to start, will start taking steps towards a final report due in December.

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