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[Russia] EDITORIAL: Vlad the Extinguisher

But Putin soon may grab a title that we envy — Vanquisher of Cigarettes. Here's why: Russia proposes to ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and thereafter. Everyone older is presumably grandfathered in. Everyone else, generations to come,
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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[Florida] Hollywood may ban smoking at beach, parks and playgrounds

Hollywood would become the first city in South Florida to outlaw smoking on the beach under a proposal being considered Wednesday, officials say. The ban, if approved by commissioners, would also apply to Hollywood parks, fields and playgrounds – even t
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 23:40
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[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52
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[Kentucky] VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes, hookahs next to be banned?

Saying that e-cigarettes and hookahs present a threat to non-users and air quality, Louisville’s health department is recommending that the Metro Council ban their use indoors....The 77-page report, obtained by the Courier-Journal through an open records
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 18:43
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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[Czech Republic] Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurants

The Senate...voted 45-12 on Thursday to approve a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes. The lower house gave its green light on Dec. 9. To become effective on May 31...needs final approval: a signature from President Milos Zeman, who is a chain smo
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2017 16:08
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[Canada] VIDEO: B.C.’s Health Minister suggests raising legal smoking age to 21

The legal age to purchase tobacco in most Canadian provinces is 19 with the exception of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Quebec. However, many jurisdictions in the United States have already raised the legal smoking age to 21. California is one of
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 16:01
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[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: Effort to end BreatheND on wrong track

BreatheND and its staff of eight has been effective in its short existence. It doesn’t make sense to go in another direction when there’s a program with proven results. The Legislature should keep BreatheND.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Jan 19, 2017 15:43
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: Parliament should raise the tobacco tax

In May 2001, as Guyana’s Minister of Health, I committed to bringing a Tobacco Control Bill to Parliament. After much consultation and technical support to draft the Tobacco Bill, I was ready to introduce the Bill in 2009. The then Cabinet and President,
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[Pennsylvania] Fitzgerald Wants Council To Extend County's Smoking Ban To Vaping

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says he wants to include vaping in the county's smoking ban, saying the secondhand smoke is a health hazard.
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:14
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