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[Asia, China] Shanghai smoking ban could be expanded to include parks

According to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Landscaping and City Appearance, the ban will first be piloted in a park that has yet to be designated. It added that the ban could eventually be implemented at all public parks in the city. Last Mar
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:19
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[Arkansas] Fayetteville considers smoking ban in public parks and trails

City Council members next week will discuss a proposal to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public parks and on the city’s trail system. The idea, sponsored by the Northwest Arkansas Tobacco and Drug-Free Coalition, has already ga
Fayetteville (AR) Flyer
added Mar 3, 2018 00:52
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[Montana] Rule prohibiting indoor vaping takes effect today

Based on Montana’s Clean Indoor Air Act the Rule further protects the public from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, including e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems. While the Montana CIAA already prohibits smoking in enclosed
Laurel (MT) Outlook
added Mar 3, 2018 00:51
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[South Carolina] Smoking indoors still OK in Anderson and some want to change it

while cities in the Upstate including Greenville, Spartanburg, Clemson, Pendleton and Williamston have passed ordinances banning smoking at indoor workplaces, including bars and restaurants, Anderson has not.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Mar 3, 2018 00:42
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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[Nebraska] HINGORANI: LB 438 would hopefully decrease tobacco usage

LB 438, a bill introduced by Nebraskan Sen. Sara Howard, would hopefully reduce these numbers. Introduced in January 2017, this bill proposes increasing taxes on tobacco products from 20 percent to 65 percent. The revenues generated from this new tax wou
Daily Nebraskan
added Mar 1, 2018 06:21
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[Canada] Tory heated tobacco pleas go up in smoke

od MPs have rejected pleas from tobacco companies asking them to change the Liberal government’s tobacco reform bill so they can advertise a new kind of heated tobacco product as being less harmful to consume than cigarettes. A Conservative move that wo
iPolitics (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 14:00
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Austria mulls pro-smoking bill despite protests

Austrian government MPs presented a bill on Wednesday which would continue to allow smoking in bars and restaurants, despite a huge groundswell of opposition. The bill, which would overturn a ban due to come into force on May 1, was branded a "huge step
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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[Europe, UK] Vaping on the NHS? Don't hold your breath

Experts told Parliament that a post-Brexit Britain should think about axing the most draconian EU-wide e-cigarette regulations to encourage people to quit smoking tobacco. The Science and Technology Select Committee heard oral evidence yesterday that th
The Register (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:37
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[Florida] Lawmaker Looks To Give Locals Control Over Smoking

Right now, decisions about where smoking is allowed are left up to the state. But Senator Debbie Mayfield wants local governments to decide whether people should be allowed to smoke in public parks. “This bill gives authority to the municipalities and t
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Mar 1, 2018 03:40
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