Bloomberg Wants to Hide Cigarettes
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|Mon, 03-18-2013 - 3:34pm|
After losing the fight to ban large sodas, NYC Mayor Bloomberg now wants to hide tobacco products from the view of children:
The proposed law would "prohibit display of tobacco products" in most retail shops, Bloomberg said. "Such displays suggest smoking is a normal activity and invite young people to experiment with tobacco."
"These laws would protect New Yorkers, especially young and impressionable New Yorkers," Bloomberg said at a Queens hospital, adding that a decline in youth smoking has stalled out with about 8 percent of young people lighting up.
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Do you think that putting cigarettes out of view will keep kids from smoking? Is this an unnecessary burdan on store owners to have to hide a legal product?