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[New York] Bill aimed at combating 'third-hand smoke' awaits Cuomo's signature

Legislation that supporters say would be one of the nation’s first measures aimed at combating “third-hand smoke”...It would prohibit smoking at all times in rooms used for licensed child day care in homes, even when children aren't in the house or apart
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jul 23, 2018 12:36
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[New York] Norb’s Corner: “Don’t bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me.”

pot smokers have not acquired the manners about bothering the people around them....People don’t want to smell the scent of marijuana smoke either. In my opinion, making the threat of a criminal action, which can damage someone’s life just for legally sm
Buffalo (NY) Rising
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14

[Canada] Graphic warnings and images on cigarettes are effective: focus groups

The federal government is testing graphic new warnings... Canadians reported that cigarette packages with graphic images and pointed health warnings are more effective than cliches or rhyming slogans. The health warnings considered most effective flag t
Canadian Press
added Jul 23, 2018 13:03

[New Jersey] Just Breathe: Action Banning Smoking from Area Beaches and Parks Becomes Law

“New Jersey’s beaches and parks will now be smoke free,” said Senator Sweeney (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland). “This law will help make the Jersey Shore and the state’s parks cleaner and healthier for everyone. Beachgoers and visitors to our parks will
added Jul 24, 2018 20:51

[China] Vaping Industry Decries Trump's Tariffs Targeting E-Cigarettes

Chinese imports that could go into effect in a month -- includes vaping devices. Most e-cigarettes are made in China, leaving Robbins and his peers without an alternative. “It might be good for the trade deficit in the long run, but how many stores is it
Bloomberg News
added Jul 23, 2018 19:46

[New Jersey] Gov. Murphy signs bill curbing smoking at beaches, parks

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday banning smoking at New Jersey’s public beaches and parks, yet local communities can explicitly opt out and set aside a small section for smoking. The state is the first in the nation to do so, according to Karen Blum
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2018 15:43

[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21

[New Jersey] VIDEO: Gov. Phil Murphy signs NJ beach smoking ban with $250 fine

signed into law a revision of the New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act which will formally ban smoking on public beaches and public parks. The ban goes into effect early next year and covers all local and state-owned beaches. Violators caught smoking on the be
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jul 20, 2018 16:48

[New Jersey] VIDEO: LIVE: Murphy signs legislation banning smoking at public beaches

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added Jul 20, 2018 16:47

[New Jersey] VIDEO: N.J. governor signs ban on smoking at public beaches, parks

Murphy signed a measure in Long Branch Friday morning that was passed by the state Legislature last month. Like previous versions of the bill that have failed, the bill doesn't specify who would be responsible for enforcing it: lifeguards, police or so
WPVI-TV Channel 6 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 20, 2018 16:45
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