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NYC vendors not complying to 21 and up cigarette law change

NYC vendors not complying to 21 and up cigarette law change

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers discovered after NYC raised the legal age to purchase cigarettes to 21, few retailers are enforcing the law since the change.

Health impacts of urban design analyzed

Health impacts of urban design analyzed

By Tiffanie Hwang, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under Features

A recent study by researchers from NYU and East China Normal University explores the effects of urban design on obesity levels in China

Study relates violence to school performance

Study relates violence to school performance

By Marita Vlachou, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014


Filed under News

When the homicide rate increases in a community, primary school children are more likely to fail a grade. A new study, co-authored by NYU sociology professor Florencia Torche and doctoral student Monica Caudillo, found these results. The study is based on the statistical analysis of a large data...

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