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[Canada] Edmonton council passes tighter smoking rules as cannabis legalization looms

Tobacco and cannabis smokers will have to stay 10 metres away from building doors, windows, patios and bus stops under the amended bylaw. The new rules, which double the previous five-metre restriction, will come into force the day cannabis is legalized,
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:33
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E-cigarette ban project submitted to Romanian Senate

A new draft law submitted to the Senate proposes e-cigarettes to be banned in public spaces just as the normal cigarettes are...However, the initiative received a negative opinion from the human rights committee, according to Cristian Ghica, an MP repres
Romania Insider (ro)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:31
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[Alabama] Sheffield poised to be first smoke free Shoals city

the first city in the Shoals with a comprehensive non-smoking policy that would prohibit smoking in work places, including restaurants and bars, and city parks. Smoke Free Shoals Coordinator Melanie Dickens discussed the policy with the City Council on M
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Sep 20, 2018 11:58
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[Massachusetts] City seeks to bump tobacco age to 21

HAVERHILL — The city's Board of Health will hold a public hearing next month on a proposal to up the age for purchasing tobacco products in Haverhill from 18 to 21 and implement various restrictions. The board is also looking to set a limit on the numbe
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Sep 20, 2018 11:57
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco threatens youth: Ministers

Senior government officials opened an international conference on tobacco control on the resort island of Bali on Thursday with the message that Indonesia must reduce its tobacco consumption to protect its younger generations.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Get flavored e-cigarettes hooking teens off the shelf

Washington state officials can help by raising the age to 21 to buy these products — along with tobacco — or consider banning e-cigarettes outright as San Francisco has done. Even though state and federal laws already ban vaping-product sales to anyone
Seattle (WA) Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:19
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Snuff out exceptions to smoking law

state law allows about 1,700 such places to continue to expose nonsmoking patrons and thousands of workers to airborne toxins and carcinogens. State Rep. Dan Frankell, an Allegheny County Democrat who has rounded up a great deal of bipartisan support, wa
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Sep 19, 2018 20:06
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[Africa, South Africa, USA] Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

The decline in smoking rates in the USA didn't happen overnight – it took time for anti-smoking campaigns and policies to unfold. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:58
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[Illinois] Palatine Approves Ban On E-Cigarette Smoking In Public Places

Starting next year, Palatine residents and visitors won’t be able to smoke e-cigarettes in restaurants, office buildings and other public places where smoking of regular cigarettes isn’t allowed.
Journal & Topics Newspapers ( Des Plaines, IL)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:48
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[New York] Floral Park passes amendment to allow vape shops, hookah bars

Both establishments can now apply to open in Floral Park's B3 commercial district, an area reserved for massage parlors, tattoo parlors and adult bookstores.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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