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[Kansas] Soon you can carry a concealed gun but not smoke on WSU campus

About a week from now, concealed handguns will be allowed at Wichita State University and smoking and vaping will be banned. July 1 is the implementation date for both of those new policies, one ordered by the Legislature and the other by university lea
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Jun 26, 2017 15:19
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[UK] Road To Ruin? The impact of the smoking ban on pubs and personal choice (PDF)

separate, well-ventilated smoking rooms or annexes (at the landlord’s discretion), would balance the risk or discomfort of ‘secondhand’ smoke against the freedom of nine million adults to light up in greater comfort when they visit the pub for a pi
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:40
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[UK] Report: Decade of the smoking ban has decimated England's pubs

Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: “There’s very little evidence that the health of the nation has benefitted significantly from the smoking ban. Instead thousands of pubs have closed and choice has been sacrificed on the altar of tobacco control.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:36
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[Asia-pacific] Fight for New Cigarette Substitute Heats Up Japan: QuickTake Q&A

Some consumers, however, say vaporized nicotine doesn’t deliver the satisfaction or flavor they crave. Heat-not-burn devices are designed to do just that, and like e-cigarettes, without producing the smoke and tar commonly associated with the hazards of c
Bloomberg News
added Jun 26, 2017 12:55
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[North Carolina] Budget restores limited funding to curb youth tobacco use

“to develop strategies to prevent the use of new and emerging tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, by youth and people of childbearing age.” However, anti-smoking advocates are urging state health officials to embrace e-cigs and vaporizers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 26, 2017 12:41
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[California] Analysts question whether planned San Francisco ban on menthol flavorings could have ripple effect

Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have proven controversial... The ban is opposed by small businesses, particularly convenience stores, which depend on tobacco product sales for a sizable portion of their revenue, as well as other purchases made b
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 26, 2017 12:34
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Philip Morris International Doubles Investment in Heated Tobacco Unit Facility in Italy. Another Step towards a Smoke-Free Future.

Additional €500 million investment planned to increase production capacity at Bologna factory to meet growing adult smoker demand for HEETS for use with IQOS. Up to 600 new jobs expected to be created.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:30
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UK heart disease deaths fall by over 20% since indoor smoking ban

Deaths from heart disease and strokes caused by smoking have fallen dramatically since lighting up in pubs, restaurants and other enclosed public places in England was banned 10 years ago. New figures have shown that the number of smokers aged 35 and ov
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:28
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[UK] SMOKING VOTE FURY New Health Minister is under fire for voting against major smoking reforms

Tory Jackie Doyle-Price was last night accused of not even backing “basic public health measures” since was she was elected in 2010. Jackie Doyle-Price voted to exempt pubs and private members’ clubs from the smoking ban
The Sun (uk)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:27
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[UK] Reverse cuts on smoking health - plea

PUBLIC health bosses are being urged to put tens of thousands of pounds back into services to help people quit smoking in York. As The Press reported earlier this month, the number of people getting help to kick the habit in York has fallen dramatically
York Press (uk)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:26
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