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[New Zealand] Uncertainty in the race for Smoke-free 2025…

NZ Smokeless Tobacco Co is appalled by the lack of solutions from the Government to fast track outcomes to achieve this uncertain goal. Miles Illemann, Co-Founder of NZSTC, said, “our organisation has approached both health ministers regarding National
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:05

[New York] ‘Smoking while walking’ could become illegal in NYC if proposed bill passes

Many non-smokers think the bill is a good idea. “That happens a lot honestly to me where I’ve been in situations where it blows straight back at me,” a woman told WNYW. Another woman said secondhand smoke bothers her because she has asthma. “Do it to
The Blaze
added Mar 21, 2018 22:20

New York City councilman proposes banning pedestrians from smoking while walking on sidewalks

If the bill passed, New Yorkers would have to remain stationary while puffing This would keep non-smoking New Yorkers out of the way of smoke trails behind their fellow pedestrians
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:14

[New York] NYC May Ban Sidewalk Smoking Nothing New

John Banzhaf, who helped get the first such smoking ban in 2006 when Calabasas, CA, restricted all outdoor smoking to a small number of designated smoking areas (about the size of a parking space), says outdoor smoking bans are clearly nothing new, with t
added Mar 21, 2018 22:12

[New York] NYC may ban smoking while walking

Councilman Peter Koo was expected to introduce a bill Wednesday night that would ban smoking a cigarette while walking on New York City’s streets, according to NY1. Smokers who stand in one spot, however, would still be allowed to puff away. The goal, ac
Metro International
added Mar 21, 2018 22:09

Vaping could be added to Florida smoking ban

Carlton, the main backer of the proposal, said Floridians have been subjected to second-hand vapor when they attend movies or restaurants and other public places since the devices started proliferating. The Florida Constitution Revision Commission voted
The Business Journals
added Mar 21, 2018 22:08

[California] LA council expands nonsmoking policy across city

Los Altos City Council unanimously approved a more encompassing smoking ban last week. The original ordinance, reviewed by the council in October, would have extended the smoking ban to cover outdoor dining areas. However, the council asked staff to ame
Los Altos Town Crier
added Mar 21, 2018 11:45

GOLDMAN: Scott Pruitt Will Restrict EPA's Use of Legitimate Science

In a 1996 memo out of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, industry consultant (and later part of the Trump administration’s landing team at EPA), Chris Horner, laid out the “secret science” strategy as a way to fend off tobacco regulations as the science inc
Scientific American
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20

[Hawaii] Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Smoking on All UH Campuses

The House of Representatives Committees on Health & Human Services and Higher Education will hear Senate Bill 134, which prohibits smoking and tobacco use, including the use of electronic smoking devices, by any person on the premises of the University o
Maui (HI) Now
added Mar 21, 2018 11:48

Ivanka Trump Called Out For ‘Cosplaying’ As A Scientist In Latest Weird Photo Op

While touring a local education program, the White House adviser donned a lab jacket, goggles and a pair of gloves and conducted a science experiment. She measured the nicotine levels in the “vape juice” used in e-cigarettes
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 21, 2018 04:11
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