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Texas A&M students unveil Bryan-College Station air quality findings

Three graduate environmental health students at the Texas A&M School of Public Health found wide variations in smoking-related contaminants between seven popular smoking and non-smoking establishments in Bryan and College Station. While it's no secret
Bryan (TX) Eagle
added Nov 30, 2018 22:28
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[Idaho] Some Meridian bars still let you smoke. Not for long, if this councilman gets his way

Cavener is proposing a ban on smoking in downtown Meridian, but that could affect the Vault, a cigar lounge.
The Idaho Statesman
added Nov 29, 2018 23:00

[Louisiana] Baton Rouge smoking ban advocates declare success in clearing the air

The coalition that urged East Baton Rouge Parish leaders to adopt a smoking ban last year are claiming indoor air pollution levels at most public places has dropped 98.8 percent since the smoke-free ordinance went into effect six months ago. A study re
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Nov 28, 2018 23:51

Smoke-free laws associated with reduced systolic blood pressure

Smoke-free policies have been associated with lower systolic (top number) blood pressure readings among non-smokers, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/America
added Nov 28, 2018 00:04


The Twin Falls City Council last week heard a presentation from Smoke Free Idaho, a group of organizations that lobbies for smoke-free public places. The group asked the Council to come up with a smoke-free policy banning smoking in bars, small businesses
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added Nov 26, 2018 05:06

[Oregon] U.S. advocacy group lobbies for cannabis consumption in public places

Sam Chapman with the New Revenue Coalition (NRC) urged Oregon lawmakers to allow smoking in public places, given how many rental agreements don't allow smoking on the property. "Oregon has a lot of cannabis and not a lot of places to smoke it. This grou
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 24, 2018 23:06

[Canada] Jack Knox: Hodgepodge of cannabis rules going up in smoke

The counter-argument is that while drinkers may go to a bar for a beer, there’s no equivalent for marijuana. B.C. doesn’t allow smoking lounges. Rules meant to protect bar staff and other workers from secondhand smoke prevent customers from lighting up.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 24, 2018 23:05

[New Zealand] Govt plans to ban vaping in bars and workplaces

The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) will be amended next year, Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa announced today. She said the government supported New Zealander smokers' efforts to be healthier by switching to safer products, but also w
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:48

[New Zealand] Govt announces proposed plans to ban vaping in bars, restaurants and workplaces

A ban on vaping in bars, restaurants and workplaces is being proposed as part of the Government's plans to regulate the product. Plans to change the way vaping products were being displayed in retail stores were also in motion in a bid to protect childr
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:44

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP scoffs at ‘excuses’ of trade groups for protesting smoking ban

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) today lauded the government’s move to ban cigarette smoking in eateries and told-off restaurant groups which are against the ban. CAP president SM Mohamed Idris scoffed at the excuse given by the Malaysian Musl (my)
added Nov 23, 2018 01:56
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