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[Canada] Prohibiting smoking in Strathcona

Coun. Katie Berghofer said her motion to ban smoking in more public spaces is to protect youth from the harmful effects of second–hand smoke, but Coun. Brian Botterill argued the decision should be left up to the province.
Sherwood Park (Alb) News (ca)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:29
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[Singapore] “E-cigarettes Helped Me Cut Down On My Smoking Habit.”

Since the total ban on e-cigarettes – which kicked in last Friday – was first announced in November last year, Haziq has stopped using his e-cigarette and reverted to his two-packs-a-week smoking habit. Like Haziq, the some 700,000 smokers in Singapore
Yahoo!
added Feb 10, 2018 02:06
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[South Carolina] SC bill could ban smoking in car with children

lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a car with children present. The bill, proposed on February 6, would prohibit "a person to smoke a tobacco product in a motor vehicle in which a minor is a passenger and provide a pena
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Feb 9, 2018 17:26
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VIDEO: Debate sparked in Washington over marijuana regulation

Opponents say it'll create a massive commercial industry, like big tobacco, and exacerbate health problems. "Car crashes to problems with second hand smoke to school dropouts to workplace accidents," said Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Ma
WHSV-TV3 Channel 3 (Harrisonburg, VA)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:59
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ALABAMA MAY MOVE TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to make it illegal to smoke in a car carrying a child.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:56
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[Canada] Smoke-free apartment buildings recommended for all P.E.I.

According to the committee's report, the province is one of the largest landlords, with multi-unit dwellings that are home to thousands of seniors and low-income families. In a statement to the CBC related to smoking in social housing, the Department of
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:54
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[Montana] Missoula looks at smoking rules to include e-cigs

City Council plans to update the city's smoking ordinance, adding e-cigarettes to the list of products that can't be used in public places. The popularity of electronic cigarettes used for "vaping", or as a replacement for regular cigarettes, has been g
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:36
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Senate Budget Deal Shortchanges America's Investment in Disease Prevention

The U.S. Senate today will vote on a budget agreement that increases spending levels for the next two years and includes funding for important health programs such as community health centers. Regrettably, for the second time in less than two months, the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 8, 2018 20:58
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[Oklahoma] Edmondson ready to fight for tobacco money -- again

Oklahoma Democratic gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson is ready to fight to keep money from the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust from going up in smoke. That’s what Edmondson is convinced will happen if some state legislators succeed in an
McAlester (OK) News Capital & Democrat
added Feb 8, 2018 19:07
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LETTER: Child Farm Workers

An effort by the Obama administration to update them was snuffed out by House conservatives, who never saw a regulation they liked. The proposal would have restricted the operation of heavy equipment, protected migrant teenagers from picking tobacco unpr
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 05:38
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