Author Archives: Gino Fanelli

Appellate court ruling halts e-cigarette ban

An appellate court ruling in Albany County Supreme Court put a halt to an emergency ban on flavored e-liquid and e-cigarettes, at least temporarily. Filed by Buffalo-based Perfection Vapes, DC-based trade group the Vapor Technology Association and Depew’s Benevolent E-Liquids, ...

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PAB calls lawsuit ‘anti-democratic’

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In the wake of a lawsuit filed in the Monroe County Supreme court by the Rochester Police Locust last week, the Police Accountability Board Alliance has spoken out, calling the petition “anti-democratic.” In the filing, the Locust Club, which serves ...

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Locust Club denounces PAB legislation


The Rochester Police Locust Club descended on City Hall Tuesday evening, denouncing the proposed establishment of a civilian-led police accountability board (PAB) in Rochester. The PAB legislation on the table is a sweeping bill made in collaboration with the Police ...

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