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Vaping products at Premier Vape on Union Road in Cheektowaga. September 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Albany N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A judge has blocked New York state from enforcing an executive order banning flavored vaping products. Acting state Supreme Court Justice Catherine Cholakis ruled that the state Public Health and Health Planning Council overstepped its authority last September when it issued...
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(WBEN) - Wegmans is planning on eliminating plastic bags from their stores over a month before a state-wide ban goes in to place. In a news release on Monday, Wegmans said that they will remove single-use plastic grocery bags from all its New York State stores on Monday, January 27. The state ban...
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Vaping products at Premier Vape on Union Road in Cheektowaga. September 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
(WBEN) - A new poll of New Yorkers shows that 78% Say Vaping is a serious public health problem, and 61% support the Governor's emergency order to ban flavored E-Cigs The Siena poll, which you can see here in its entirety , shows that 52% of New Yorkers go a step further, and support banning all e-...
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Brian Mazurowski
January 31, 2019 - 11:20 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Ever since Tuesday night, tractor-trailers have been banned from the Thruway between Rochester and the Pennsylvania line, but anyone who has ventured outside over the past couple of days can tell you not everyone is paying attention to the warnings. Now, the Governor is...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Lawyers and law enforcement across the country are still looking to sort through the ramifications of Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling that upheld President Trump's travel ban. Rosana Berardi of Berardi Immigration law joined WBEN Wednesday morning to help sort through what it...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - While the President tweeted "Wow!" after the Supreme Court ruled to uphold his travel ban executive order, a local immigration attorney says it's what she expected to happen. WBEN asked Rosana Berardi of Berardi Immigration Law if she was at all surprised by the Court's...
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March 16, 2017 - 10:31 am
(WBEN/AP) - Two federal courts have now blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. A federal judge in Maryland just blocked the executive order this morning. Yesterday, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the ban, rejecting the government's claims that the revised travel ban is about...
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