A cigarette smoker is pictured on March 1, 2018, in Lille, northern France, on the day when the price of a packet of cigarettes was increased by one euro to fight against smoking. The government plans regular increases to bring the cost of a packet to 10 euros by 2020. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN

Butting out: New York poised to ban smoking and walking at the same time

Under the bill smokers would still be free to light up on public streets, as long as they remained stationary while doing so

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A cigarette smoker is pictured on March 1, 2018, in Lille, northern France, on the day when the price of a packet of cigarettes was increased by one euro to fight against smoking. The government plans regular increases to bring the cost of a packet to 10 euros by 2020. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN
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