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Vanity Fair Editor Learns Smoking Ban Applies to Corner Offices, Too
Monday, November 24, 2003
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s ban on smoking in all public places save New York’s streets has landed uncomfortably at 4 Times Square, the headquarters of Cond´┐Ż Nast Publications and one of the more privileged addresses in the city. [MORE]Retailers escape smoking trap
Monday, November 24, 2003
VERNON HILLS — Underage smokers might think twice about trying to buy cigarettes in Vernon Hills, judging from the results of a recent police sting. [MORE]Kicking butts
Friday, November 21, 2003
Quitting is tough, no doubt about it. The typical long-term rates for those who rely on nothing but their own willpower are a dismal 5 percent to 8 percent. [MORE]

Some Apartments May Be Out of Bounds for Smokers
Thursday, November 20, 2003
Lighting up a cigarette in your own home could become illegal in Los Angeles if you move into a new apartment built with city money. [MORE]

Federal Anti – Smoking Program Gets Praise
Wednesday, November 19, 2003
WASHINGTON (AP) — In 17 states that participated in a $128 million government program to discourage tobacco, the prevalence of smoking dropped nearly a percentage point faster than in the rest of the country, a study found. [MORE]