The American Cancer Society http://wamc.org en NY Indoor Smoking Ban 10 Years Later http://wamc.org/post/ny-indoor-smoking-ban-10-years-later <p>New York marks the 10th anniversary of its landmark indoor smoking ban this week with advocates saying thousands of lives were saved while even opponents say most of their concerns were blown away.</p><p>The ban changed the lives of New Yorkers who had been allowed to smoke — or forced to inhale others' secondhand smoke — in almost every public place including stores and on buses and trains.</p><p>The American Cancer Society says thousands of lives were saved as smokers were prompted to quit and as waiters and other workers were no longer subjected to hours of secondhand smoke each day.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 11:00:50 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69704 at http://wamc.org NY Indoor Smoking Ban 10 Years Later