Big Tobacco in the Big Apple

How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry
…and Anti Smoking Activism

Mayor Michael Bloomberg: The Game Changer

Anti-Smoking Efforts Reach a Zenith under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (2:22 / 0:52)


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– He Put His Money Where His Mouth Was

– Perceptions of the Bloomberg Era

– The Sale of ‘Loosies’ Went to the Street

– Protest By Audrey Silk

– Praise for Bloomberg

WhereTheresSmoke

“Where There’s Smoke There’s Ire, and the Mayor’s Cash”

Article
The New York Times, page B4
August 16, 2006

“Where There’s Smoke, There’s Bloomberg”

Article
The New York Times
October 9, 2008

“Public Health Enemy No. 1”

Article
The New York Times
February 15, 2002

“Behind New York’s Smoking Ban”

Article
The New York Times
April 4, 2003

“How New York City took the lead in world action on health”

Article
Financial Times
June 27, 2006

“Holy Smoke!”

Feature article
New York Daily News
February 14, 2002

“Kick In The Butts”

Feature article
Newsday New York City
July 1, 2002

“Gloomberg”

Feature article
New York Post
November 22, 2002

“Mike: Butts Out”

Feature article
New York Daily News
August 9, 2002

“Bar Humbug”

Feature article
New York Post
December 12, 2002

“Snuffed!”

Feature article
Newsday New York City
December 12, 2002

“Smoke Ban Murder”

Feature article
New York Post
April 14, 2003

“Smoked Out”

Feature article
AM New York
September 16, 2010

“Mike: No ifs or butts”

Article
New York Daily News
October 11, 2002

“The Great New York Smokeout”

Article
New York Daily News
August 10, 2002

“A Citywide Tobacco Prevention Program Will Save Millions Of Lives.”

Advertisement sponsored by NYC Coalition for a Smoke-Free City
Village Voice, page 25
May 21, 2002

“Director for Tobacco Control Program”

Job advertisement
The New York Times
April 7, 2002

“N.Y. smoking rate drops”

Article
New York Daily News
June 1, 2005

“Get your butts out of Times Square”

Feature article
Metro New York
September 16, 2010

“Butting Heads On Cig Ban”

Article
New York Post, page 3
November 23, 2002

“In Recognition of Smoke Free NYC Community Leaders”

Acknowledgment
The New York Times, page A19
July 31, 2009

“Mike wants cig ban in offices, too”

Article
New York Daily News, page 3
August 10, 2002

“Anti-Smoking Patch”

Cartoon by Jeff Koterba
Omaha World Herald
2015

“Nanny State News”

Cartoon by Walt Handelsman
Tuscaloosa News
2013

“Another War Protest???”

Cartoon
New York Post
April 4, 2003

“This is the Smoke Police”

Cartoon by Sean Delonas
New York Post
2000

“Jumper???”

Cartoon
New York Post
March 16, 2003

“The Last Refuge of the Persecuted Smoker”

Advertisement
New York Press, page 108
November, 2002

“dirtcheapcig.com”

Advertisement
The New York Times
February 24, 2003

“Boycotts Break Bans”

Advertisement
March 2003

“Hey Smokers”

Advertising flyer
2003

“Secondhand Smoke”

Advertisement
The New York Amsterdam News, page 19
November 2002

“Smoked Out”

Feature article
AM New York
September 16, 2010

“Smoked Out!”

Article
The New York Observer, page 20
June 6, 2011

“An open letter to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg”

Congratulatory letter
The New York Observer, page A19
December 19, 2011

“The $1,000 Loosies”

Feature article
Metro New York
February 23, 2012

“Beach Butt Ban”

Feature article
New York Post
2011

“Mike Bloomberg Knows What’s Good For You”

Cover story
The Atlantic
November 2012

“Bike Lanes, a Lovely Lady, And That Smoking Ban”

Article
The New York Times, page C2
January 30, 2013

“His Town”

Cover story
New York Magazine
September 10, 2013

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