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3 things you can do about toxic cigarette litter

1. Host a cigarette butt cleanup. / 2. Support the movement to end tobacco use. / 3. Help people quit... There are many programs that can help people quit tobacco, including BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program developed by Truth Initiative® i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:29
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[Australia] Calls to extend Brisbane CBD smoking ban

councillor Kara Cook wants smoking banned on a busy CBD footpath, saying people shouldn't have to battle "a cloud of toxic smoke" daily. The council received a 51-signature petition requesting a ban on smoking on Edward Street between Ann and Queen Stree
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:27
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[Asia, Singapore] MPs, citing dangers of secondhand smoke, want to curb smoking in homes

Members of Parliament (MP) have urged authorities to curb smoking in homes, citing residents' complaints about secondhand smoke wafting into their flats and the health risks associated with it.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:23
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HEALTH NOTES: Legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21 in Massachusetts

The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on public smoking to include e-cigarettes and prohibits the use of tobacco products on the grounds of any public or private primary, secondary or vocational school. Additionally, the new law will prohibit the
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:21
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[Asia, Singapore] Rahayu Mahzam on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

She acknowledged that people may feel strongly about regulation that 'impinges on what they can or cannot do at home', but suggested penalties for expelling secondhand smoke out of a home. Ms Rahayu told the story of a constituent, a lung cancer survivor
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:18
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[Asia, Singapore] Louis Ng on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

MP Louis Ng spoke in support of the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill in Parliament on Monday (Sep 10). However, he said he hopes more can be done to protect people from secondhand smoke in their own homes, where they spend more ti
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:17
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[Africa, South Africa] HUMAN: Tobacco kills, but nicotine is a lifesaver

the Bill folds these nicotine products into the tobacco category, and subjecting the category to an advertising ban, display ban, plain packaging, graphic warnings and smoke-free laws. This will amount to a de facto ban, block the fire exit and millions o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Illinois] Cheers & Cheers

Cheers to East Moline for moving toward snuffing out smoking in its city parks. On Tuesday, the city council directed city staff to create a smoke-free parks ordinance.
The Dispatch
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Customers or secondhand smoke, groups have their say

Restaurant owners want a few tables allocated for customers to smoke while anti-smoking groups want even more aggressive measures in reaction to a Health Ministry’s intention to gazette all open-air restaurants as no-smoking areas from December. Smoking
The Star (my)
added Sep 9, 2018 17:47
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[Ohio] Tobacco forum weighs changing age limit

Tobacco 21, being overseen by the health department’s tobacco prevention coordinator, Stephanie McPeek, held public forums Thursday in two locations, the health department offices on Muskingum Drive at 1 p.m. and the Washington County Library main branch
Marietta (OH) Times
added Sep 10, 2018 17:22
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