Published Online: August 25, 2015
Published in Print: August 26, 2015, as New York Bans Smoking Near After-School Sites

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New York Bans Smoking Near After-School Sites

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New York state is banning smoking near after-school programs.

The law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, is intended to protect children from secondhand smoke at public and private schools.

It will establish a 100-foot boundary from entrances, exits, and programs' outdoor areas while those after-school programs are in session.

Vol. 35, Issue 02, Page 4

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