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[Montana] Rule prohibiting indoor vaping takes effect today

Based on Montana’s Clean Indoor Air Act the Rule further protects the public from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, including e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems. While the Montana CIAA already prohibits smoking in enclosed
Laurel (MT) Outlook
added Mar 3, 2018 00:51
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Macro Properties bans smoking in apartments after positive tenant feedback

After receiving great feedback from tenants, Macro Properties has decided to ban smoking in all of its buildings, starting in North Battleford. Tenants renting from Macro Properties in North Battleford received notice that as of May 1, 2018, all smoking
paNOW (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:50
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[Africa, South Africa] Msimanga to enforce City of Tshwane's smoking ban

Mayor Solly Msimanga ...was announcing his decision to dust off the anti-smoking report approved by council in 2012 and enforce it to prohibit smoking in all municipal buildings. Anybody caught transgressing the policy would be slapped with a fine, rangi
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:47


The City of Tshwane says it will crack the whip on anyone found to be contravening its new smoking policy. Mayor Solly Msimanga announced a ban on smoking within 5 metres of a municipal building in the city. This has been met with resistance from smoker
Eyewitness News (za)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:46
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[North Carolina] ‘That one bad habit almost took everything from me’

Gaston County’s effort to snuff out tobacco use came to Bessemer City on Thursday. The Gaston County Health Department, along with other local health departments, elected officials and anti-tobacco advocates in the region gathered to discuss the dangers
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Mar 3, 2018 00:44

[South Carolina] Smoking indoors still OK in Anderson and some want to change it

while cities in the Upstate including Greenville, Spartanburg, Clemson, Pendleton and Williamston have passed ordinances banning smoking at indoor workplaces, including bars and restaurants, Anderson has not.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Mar 3, 2018 00:42

This is what the plain packaging for cigarettes will look like in Ireland

The Department of Health has released a photo of what the plain packaging will look like on cigarette boxes. Under new laws, all cigarettes and tobacco products will have to be sold in plain or standardised packaging from September. However, some shops
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 2, 2018 23:35

[Ireland] The future of cigarette packets is here and it’s plain

From September 2018 all cigarettes and all other tobacco products will have to be sold in plain or standardised packaging in accordance with the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015. However, products using the new plain packaging
Irish Department of Health and Children (ie)
added Mar 2, 2018 23:35

Scientists are beginning to learn how vaping impacts your health — and the results are troubling

While some research has suggested that e-cigs may help adults quit smoking conventional cigarettes, other studies have found that they might encourage teens to start. Scientists have also found evidence of toxic metals like lead in e-cig vapor, and a new
Business Insider
added Mar 2, 2018 19:12

Vaping instead of smoking still exposes you to toxic metals like lead — here's how worried you should be

typically use reusable devices they can tweak to match their preferences. These devices, known as mods or "tank-style" devices, come with a battery, a mouthpiece, and include a tank to be refilled with liquid. Nailing down the precise health effects of th
Business Insider
added Mar 2, 2018 19:10
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