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[Massachusetts] HEROUX: It's Time to Protect Little Lungs

An Act To Protect Little Lungs is a bill that I filed in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The idea behind this bill would be to make it illegal for anyone to smoke while a child is in the car in a car seat. Penalty would be a $100 fine, which
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07
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[Michigan] JABAR: Pro-health: Potential ordinance for smoke-free city parks is good news

Eliminating smoking from Dearborn parks is a “pro-health” position that aligns perfectly with ACCESS’ goal of promoting healthy lifestyles among Arab Americans and the community at-large.
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07

[UK] Smokefree campaign launched to help protect children from dangers of cigarettes

A REGIONAL campaign to protect children from exposure to smoking was launched in the town centre last week during the Summer Beach festival. ‘Smokefree Summer’ will see a series of family-friendly events across the region during the school summer holida
St Helens Star (uk)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07

[Canada] Smokers Asked To Butt Out At Lambton Beaches

The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation wants smokers to be beach bums, not beach butts. Spokesperson Karen Alexander says they’ve expanded their “Butt Free Beach” program, installing recyclable personal beach ashtrays at Canatara Park. (ca)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07

[UK] Festival will kick-start 'Smokefree Summer' campaign in Wirral

Eighty per cent of people in Wirral questioned were supportive of smokefree outdoor events for children and families, with only 10% opposed. The survey results have been released as a new campaign, Smokefree Summer, launches in Wirral this week.
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07

South Africa: Like Inhaling Smoke? Ride Metrorail.

A complete disregard for the no-smoking notices and rules on Metrorail trains and at stations by many commuters poses a daily health hazard to thousands of their fellow travelers. And Metrorail appears powerless to enforce the law.
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06

[UK] Victoria Park Experience announced as smokefree event

A CAMPAIGN aimed at protecting children by reducing their exposure to people who smoke has been rolled out at the Victoria Park Experience (VPX) events. As part of the Smokefree Summer campaign, visitors have been banned from smoking at the event, which
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06

The Extraordinary Story of America’s Most Successful Industry You'll never guess what it was.

Credit Suisse published a report this week on the performance of every major American industry from 1900 to 2010. ... One dollar invested in tobacco stocks in 1900 was worth $6.3 million by 2010. That's 165 times greater than the average industry.
Motley Fool
added Aug 3, 2015 20:02

An Altria-Philip Morris Merger? Ain't Gonna Happen!

Now that the merger of Reynolds American andLorillard has been successfully completed, and the U.S. tobacco industry condensed into a duopoly, is there room for any further consolidation?
Motley Fool
added Aug 3, 2015 19:53

Japan Tobacco Lifts 2015 Forecast on Vending Machine Sale

raised its annual profit target by 22 percent as the sale of its vending machine units is expected to boost earnings. Net income will probably be 471 billion yen ($3.8 billion) for the year through December, compared with its previous forecast of 387 bill
Bloomberg News
added Aug 3, 2015 16:04
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