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[Canada] Public supports smoking ban on patio

Nearly 12 years ago, a class of Grade 8 students from Moose Jaw started a movement that changed the smoking culture in this province. And by the looks of a recent survey, the tide is turning once again. From May to June, several health agencies includi
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:37

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking bylaw needs to be reworked

It’s a shame and somewhat embarrassing that our political leaders – municipal and provincial – haven’t taken the lead with an all-out smoking ban.... Moose Jaw wouldn’t be the first community to enforce an outdoor public smoking ban, but here’s a case whe
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:35
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[Asia, China] Free meals on offer in smoke-free Beijing eatery game

An online game called "Smoke-free meals" was unveiled in Beijing on Wednesday as part of an event to encourage public input in the city's tobacco control regulation. Netizens can follow "Smoke-free Beijing" on WeChat and invite three friends to join the
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:28

[Wyoming] Casper smoking ordinance returns to center stage

An ordinance allowing smoking in Casper bars could be struck down again if a petitioner who has been fighting the law can verify about 60 signatures necessary to put the issue to a public vote. Kimberly Holloway and her attorney, Mary Ann Budenske, have
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Aug 5, 2015 14:27


Key findings of the study include: • Before the smoke-free air law, the average level of fine particle air pollution, or PM2.5, was 257 .g/m3 in the 10 places permitting smoking. This level is “Hazardous” according to the US EPA Air Quality Index.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 13:00

[Louisiana] As New Orleans Marks 100 Days of Being Smoke-Free, Study Finds Air Pollution Levels Have Dropped 96 Percent in Bars and Casino

The level of fine particle air pollution fell by 96 percent in venues that had previously allowed smoking... "This study reinforces what we know to be true: Smoking is a source of indoor air pollution and New Orleans' comprehensive smoking ordinance is m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 12:20

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Workers in Accommodation and Food Services — United States, 2011–2013

2.4 million workers in the accommodation and food services sector currently smoke cigarettes, and among those, prevalence was highest among males, non-Hispanic whites, persons with less education, those who live below the poverty level, those who have bee
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:11

[UK] Brighton considers banning smoking outside restaurants and pubs

Smoking outside restaurants, cafes and pubs in Brighton and Hove could be banned under plans being considered by the council. A 12 week consultation has been launched asking the public for their views on extending smoke-free zones in the city.
BigHospitality (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26

[Texas] LETTER: Smoking gun?

secondhand smoke is unhealthy, but I defy anyone to find a post-mortem report that shows death has occurred due to inhaling secondhand smoke. We are not forced into these situations. Let’s not be so melodramatic.
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jul 27, 2015 09:58

[Missouri] LETTER: Smoking ban gives city's casinos an advantage over small bars

the St. Louis City Smoke-Free Air Act of 2009 allows casinos, even casinos not yet in existence, to have smoking on their gaming floors for years to come. The ban's five-year sunset clause applies only to small bars. The smoking exemption for city casinos
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2015 05:42
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