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On Wednesday the government will lay the regulations in parliament needed to pave the way for the new restriction on smoking, which is likely to come into force on 1 October 2015. The ban is subject to a vote by both MPs and peers early in the new year.
Dec 17, 2014 The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:39
Drivers who smoke with a child in the car will face a £50 fine from next year, under plans backed by ministers. They say making it a criminal offence will protect children from second-hand smoke, which is linked to serious health problems. A ban is set t
Dec 17, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:37
Most businesses in Kentucky support a statewide indoor smoke-free law, according to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Lawmakers will hear testimony about property rights Wednesday. Photo credit: Greg Stotelmyer.
Dec 16, 2014 Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 17, 2014 05:27
Wouldn’t that be ironic – paying damages to a corporation whose products damage people’s health? A corporation that was, along with other American tobacco companies, found guilty of fraudulently covering up the health risks...McConnell and other legislato
Dec 16, 2014 Forbes
added Dec 17, 2014 05:26
But there’s a bigger question: How can intelligent, thoughtful, science-based legislation survive attacks by well-funded lobbyists — many of whom have worked in the very agencies they besiege — who now seem to be able to include sneaky “fixes” that might
Dec 17, 2014 New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:08
Pitching strongly for Murthy's confirmation, Senator Dick Durbin praised Murthy for his dedication to fighting obesity, tobacco related diseases and other chronic diseases that account for seven out of the top 10 causes for death in America and make up f
Dec 16, 2014 Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 06:33
In Senate confirmation hearings last February, Murthy said that, if confirmed, he would focus on childhood obesity, vaccinating children and driving down tobacco use in the United States. He called disease prevention "an issue I'm deeply passionate about.
Dec 16, 2014 Los Angeles Times
added Dec 16, 2014 06:32
Gov. Mary Fallin took a commendable step in 2012 when she made all state property smoke-free. The Legislature can follow by repealing the pre-emption of stricter local smoking bans or, even better, by passing a statewide ban on indoor smoking in public p
Dec 15, 2014 Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Dec 16, 2014 03:28
Jacob Rees-Mogg spoke in four debates in the Chamber in support of the tobacco, mining and oil and gas industries without declaring that he is a founder and director of a firm with multimillion-pound investments in the sectors.
Dec 14, 2014 The Independent (uk)
added Dec 15, 2014 07:33
There are pre-emption laws on the books that basically state that local municipalities — on the city and county level — can’t go further than pre-existing state laws....Mamudu said in his article “Tennessee’s Smokefree Policy: It’s Time for Local Control
Dec 15, 2014 Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 15, 2014 00:47