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Oregon Moves To Ban Smoking On Beaches

The move this week by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department follows an earlier ban on smoking at most other state park properties. Chris Havel, OPRD spokesman, said it’s partly a response to concerns that the earlier smoking ban, enacted in February
myCentralOregon.com
added Jul 27, 2014 19:02
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New Jersey considers restrictions on shore smoking

Several shore towns have already completely banned smoking — something the bill permits. Belmar, Seaside Heights, Long Branch, Ocean Grove and Spring Lake are among those with bans. In Cape May County, Sunset Beach in Lower Township and Upper Town
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 27, 2014 18:54
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[UK] Smoking rates among children in England fall to record low

What made the difference? Government action including banning tobacco advertising, putting large health warnings on packs and making all enclosed public places smokefree. But more needs to be done....Every day’s delay means hundreds more children start s
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:34
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Regulate e-cigarettes

In light of the Oregon Legislature’s disappointing failure to approve even moderate restrictions on electronic cigarettes in this year’s session, local governments, including Lane County, should fill the regulatory void with bans on the sale and marketing
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 24, 2014 10:53
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[Ireland] Reilly won't be taking crucial health policies to his new job

CHILDREN'S Minister James Reilly will only have a minor role working with the Department of Health... won't have direct responsibility for public health ...Health Minister Leo Varadkar is understood to have been opposed to having elements of his departmen
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:14
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[Missouri] Jones blames reporting error for timing on tobacco company donation

State Rep. Caleb Jones hopes to defuse a potential issue for his campaign fund by amending his most recent report, filed Tuesday, that showed he received a check for $2,500 from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. the day before his committee voted to exempt electr
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 15:26
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US e-Cigarette Market: State Legislation Map

how do you keep track of legal status of e-cigarettes this dynamic market? In light of this and in preparation to the eCig Vegas: Industry Conference, eCig Global has assembled an interactive map highlighting the legal status of electronic cigarettes in
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2014 15:23
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[Canada] Freedom of Speech and the right to lie to Parliament

The unresolved issues today are whether or not the company presidents were liers or outliers and, if the former, whether they can ever be held responsible for using Parliament as part of their efforts to mislead the public.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58
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[Louisiana] As 'Smoke-Free Week' begins, N.O. Councilmember eyes citywide ordinance

In smoky barrooms across New Orleans, people who make a living working inside the venues face serious health consequences. That's the message from the organizers of "Smoke-Free Week," an event to raise awareness about the dangers of secondhand smoke.
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:49
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[Africa, Nigeria] Anti-smoking war goes to National Assembly

The House of Representatives says it cannot ban smoking in its totality, but can institute laws that will control smoking in public places. ...al public hearing on the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, however, assured tobacco firms in the country th
Vanguard (ng)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:44
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