Governor Cuomo Launches Campaign to Ban Flavored Nicotine Vaping Products and Restrict Vaping Ads Aimed at Youth

Governor’s Budget Proposal Includes Legislation Authorizing Health Department to Ban Certain Carrier Oils Used in Vaping Products that have Been Connected to Vaping-Related Illnesses Launches New Hashtag #NoVapeNY, Petition and New Website to Encourage New Yorkers to Show Their Support for Anti-Smoking and Anti-Vaping Legislation Proposals Build on Governor’s Aggressive Actions to Protect New Yorkers from the Dangers of Vaping and Smoking Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, surrounded by national leaders in the fight to combat vaping, today launched a new campaign to ban all flavored nicotine vaping products, including menthol flavors, and to restrict vaping advertisements aimed at youth in the Enacted Budget this year. The Governor’s proposed legislation would authorize the State Department of Health to regulate the sale of vaping product carrier oils deemed to be a public health risk. The legislation would also prohibit the online, phone and mail order sale of e-cigarettes; only registered retailers would be allowed to purchase e-cigarettes using those methods. The campaign includes a new hashtag – #NoVapeNY – as well as a petition where New Yorkers can sho...

Pop-Tarts Now Come in a Limited-Edition Fruit Loops Flavor

What would happen if you accidentally dropped an ooey, gooey iced Pop-Tart into a box of sweet, sweet Fruit Loops? Now you don’t have to imagine—because, according to recent reports, these cereal-spiked toaster pastries are an actual thing. Instagrammer @Snackstalker recently spotted the toaster treats at Walmart. Along with a pic of the box, @Snackstalker wrote, “The best holiday gift is here!” The best holiday gift is here! Froot loop flavored pop-tarts! Can’t wait to try these. Found them at Walmart

Cooking with herbs is the difference between so-so and a culinary masterpiece. But dried herbs are

Cooking with herbs is the difference between so-so and a culinary masterpiece. But dried herbs are sometimes bland, and those bunches of fresh herbs at the grocery store get pricey. Why not grow your own year-round? Here’s what you need to know to create an indoor herb garden that’ll last through the winter. Not every herb likes it indoors. Some, such as dill and fennel, get humongous, so they’re not good options. Others like marjoram are more particular and don’t like a drafty windowsill. Basil can be tough, too, as it really needs temperatures in the 70s and gets droopy after a cool night or two. But sometimes the only way you’ll know what will work in your house is to give it a go! If you can beat the first frost in cold climates, dig up a little clump of thyme or chives to bring indoors. For other herbs such as mint, root a cutting in water, then plant. Many others, such as basil and parsley, can be started from seed. Herbs like light, and lots of it! This is the biggest challenge for growing herbs indoors, as most require six hours of bright light. Choose a windowsill that faces south or southwest, which will get the brightest and most hours of sunlight per day. East-...