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[Louisiana] Smoke-Free Ordinance

This ordinance protects the public’s health by reducing exposure to secondhand smoke and encouraging smokers to quit. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. It causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases (such
City of New Orleans
added Apr 27, 2015 14:06
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[California] E-Cigarette Bill Hearing Today

A bill restricting electronic cigarette use in California will be heard by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday, as industry and public health officials continue to face off over the health effects of e-cigarettes.
California Healthline
added Apr 27, 2015 14:04
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[UK-Wales, USA] SULLUM: E-Cigarettes Are Not Tobacco Products / The CDC misleads the public about the hazards of vaping.

Siegel argues that the CDC "is misleading the public not only through its outright lies, dishonesty, and deception about e-cigarettes, but also by its failure to ask the right questions to actually test its pre-determined conclusions."
Reason Magazine
added Apr 27, 2015 11:29
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[Asia, France, USA] LAWSON: What India's Swachh Bharat campaign can learn from French smokers

So why did I just write this long story about culture and smoking in France and Canada, for a publication based in India? The simple point that culture can matter for behaviour and health outcomes is an important one
Scroll.in (in)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:28
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[Africa] Malawi sex workers win the lotto at tobacco markets

Despite crying foul over getting less from their tobacco sales, most farmers seem to care less on how much to spend and spare on beer and short time relationship with commercial sex workers.
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:25
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[Alaska] Guest Editorial: Going 'smoke free' at UAS will take more than a few campus signs

Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 27, 2015 11:22
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[Asia, China] WHO Announces ‘Smoke Free’ #RUFREE# Campaign Ahead of June 1 Smoking Ban

#RUFREE# campaign ('Are you free’), or 你有控吗 in Chinese. The main aim of the campaign is to question your own role in creating smoke-free environments and to create a community-wide desire for reduced smoking in public, and private, places.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:22
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[Africa, Rwanda] Tobacco addiction on the rise among youth

In order to find out how tobacco smoking is posing a big health risk to the youth in the City of Kigali, Sunday Times visited Kicukiro Centre. Here, many young people do casual jobs to earn a living and most of them use tobacco as refreshment. But what
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:20
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[California] EDITORIAL: State should butt out of the war against tobacco

an antiscience crusade against vaping and e-cigarettes launched in coordination by the California Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the FDA...countenancing the government’s continued overreach into every marke
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 27, 2015 11:12
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[Massachusetts] Smoking mad over Ipswich Housing Authority ban

has banned smoking on its properties, leaving its resident smokers complaining and forcing them to walk and, in some cases, roll away from housing authority land to smoke on side streets and sidewalks. The ban has pitted housing authority health concerns
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:10
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