A legislation announced Monday is the latest public-health reform by Mayor Bloomberg which proposes to keep tobacco off the table in most retail shops.
New York City has considerably shrunk youth and adult smoking by implementing higher tobacco taxes. The new legislation focuses on the City's innovative efforts to fight tobacco use and keep young people from experimenting with it.
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Ilana Taub, co-founder of Snact that makes fruit snacks from fruit surplus, writes how social enterprises are challenging the status quo by attempting to transform a food system bent towards huge retailers.