CruxBridge Media ad

NYC and Boston: Updates

Smoking bans in New York City and Philadelphia (news graphic)

In the respective wakes of a recently expanded smoking ban in New York City and a proposed increase in the size of a ban in Boston, there's a bit of hope coming out of both cities that things won't be quite as bad as they seem. For the Big Apple, that belief comes from Mayor Michael Bloomberg (of all people). In Boston, the main newspaper comes up with an alternative to a total — some would say totalitarian — smoking ban in outdoor public recreation areas like parks and beaches. New York … [Read more...]