The public health community reacted with alarm and dismay yesterday after Albany County Executive Dan McCoy, citing "numerous legal defects," vetoed the local law that would have ended the sale of tobacco in pharmacies. Albany County Legislator read more »
Tobacco sales in pharmacies were a source of both local and national attention yesterday. CVS announced that they would end the sale of tobacco in all their stores by October 1, but they acted a month ahead of schedule. As of yesterday, CVS read more »
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 3, 2014 @ 5:00pm and share your views on an Albany County law to end the sale of tobacco in pharmacies and stores that contain a pharmacy.Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will hold a public hearing read more »
In a 21-17 vote last night, Albany County became the first municipality in New York State to end the sale of tobacco in pharmacies and in stores that contain a pharmacy. If approved by County Executive Dan McCoy, the new law would go into effect read more »
The Albany County Legislature will be voting tonight, August 11, 2014, on a local law that would end the sale of tobacco in pharmacies and in stores that contain a pharmacy.
If you live in Albany County, let your legislator know what YOU read more »