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[Alaska] Senate proposes smoke-free workplaces

Senate Bill 63, a bill that proposes to extend the ban on smoking in workplaces, has made its way to the House Rules Committee. It has already passed through the Senate and is currently sitting in the committee to be considered for the floor vote.
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Popular push for Austrian smoking ban gathers pace

More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants... As part of a coalition deal they struck in December, the far-right Freedom Party and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s conservatives agreed to lift a smok
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2018 01:32
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[Africa, Kenya] WANYONYI / KIDIYA: Wiping out illicit tobacco trade

the ITP will enter into force and become binding on the 90th day following the 40th ratification by parties to the FCTC. As of February 1, Togo became the 34th country to ratify and so far, only six more countries are needed. Thereafter, parties will beg
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:25
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[West Virginia] AUDIO: Bill Seeks to Limit Childhood Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Cars

members of the Legislature - particularly those in the Liberty Caucus, oppose the bill saying it limits individual freedom. “I’m one of those that believe people have the right to make decisions for themselves but what I would like to see is for a dramat
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Feb 21, 2018 00:41
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[Ohio] Tobacco-free campus policy fails in USG vote

The Ohio Revised Code may allow tobacco use under certain stipulations, but the University’s Undergraduate Student Government is attempting to ban campus-wide tobacco use. However, legislation toward that goal did not pass.
BG Falcon Media (Bowling Green (OH) State University)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:37
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: NSW vaping ban a bad idea

A supermarket may choose to not allow vaping, but a bookshop keen to attract browsers may decide otherwise. Public health policy should be guided by the best available evidence. A blanket ban on vaping in smoke-free areas is lazy policy and is likely to
The Australian (au)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:09
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[Netherlands] INDUSTRY GROUPS PROTEST DUTCH SMOKING BAN

two major live music industry associations have written to Dutch health minister Paul Blokhuis to appeal a recent legal ruling that outlaws smoking in music venues. As a result of a decision by the Hague’s court of appeal on 13 February, indoor smoking r
IQ - Live Music Intelligence (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:54
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UK news media representations of smoking, smoking policies and tobacco bans in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policy-makers’ communications when engaging in discussion around smoke-free prison policies should draw on the generally smooth transitions to smoke-free prisons to date, and on evidence on health benefits of smoke-free environments and smoking cessation.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[Europe] Austria: Thousands sign up to scupper government's plans to stub out smoking ban

More than 100,000 Austrians have signed a petition against the government's scrapping of a complete ban on smoking in the country's bars and restaurants. The high number of signatures means the issue will now have to be debated in parliament. The ban,
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:48
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[New Zealand] Talks begin on e-cigarettes and vaping advice

Ministry of Health (MoH) and Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) met to discuss the future advice on e-cigarettes and vaping to the New Zealand general public. There was common ground between the two parties around the need for regulation and e
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:44
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