Gallery: Mayor Bloomberg Celebrates 10th Anniversary of NYC’s Successfu...

Image via NYC Mayor's Office Flickr

Yesterday, the city celebrated the 10th anniversary of the smoke-free air act — a landmark legislation passed by New York City that is reported to have saved an estimated 10,000 premature smoking-related deaths among residents. Mayor Michael Bloomberg was joined by Deputy Mayor Linda I. Gibbs and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley to celebrate the legislation in its 10th year by releasing a report highlighting the legislation’s local, national and global impact.

Read the rest of this entry »