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Restricting tobacco sales near school

80% of Columbia & Greene County Residents say that stores near schools should not sell tobacco, and 70% say they would support a law to restrict tobacco sales near schools.
-2017 Siena Research Institute Community Survey

Where it’s been done
  • Cayuga County – no sales within 100 feet adopted in 2012
  • City of Binghamton – no sales within 500 feet adopted through zoning in 2012
  • Ulster County – no sales within 1000 feet, local license in 2015
  • City of Newburgh – no sales within 1000 feet, local license in 2015
  • Town of Niskayuna – no sales within 1000 feet, zoning in 2017
  • Sullivan County – no sales within 1000 feet, local law in 2017
  • Village of Tannersville – no sales within 1000 feet local law in 2017