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[Colorado] VIDEO: Hard Work Pays Off For Girl Scouts, Council Approves Ban On Smoking With Kids In Car

After a year of pushing to get the Aurora City Council to ban smoking when children are in a car, a group of Girl Scouts is seeing their hard work pay off.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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Singapore government will not make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings

"With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises," she told Channel NewsAsia. Chong Kee Hiong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Payoh GR
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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WELIEVER: Exponent Extra: Indiana bill raising smoking age sets unhealthy precedent

Despite the fact that smoking is generally a habit that should be discouraged for health reasons, of-age students and citizens should still be allowed to make the decision to smoke for themselves. Raising the minimum age only temporarily hinders those w
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Govt studying whether to expand smoke-free zones beyond Orchard Road

More areas could be turned into smoke-free zones in the Government's drive to snuff out smoking in all public areas...Khor told Parliament on Tuesday (Feb 6) that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of des
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:42
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[Asia, Singapore] Government has no plans to make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings: Amy Khor

“With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises,” she said. Dr Khor was responding to a question by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Pa
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:41
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Aurora Girl Scouts spur adoption of Colorado’s first vehicle smoking ban to protect minors

What started off last spring as an effort by an Aurora Girl Scout troop to take on a social service project turned into passage Monday of Colorado’s first ban on smoking in a vehicle while children ...
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 6, 2018 16:38
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[New York] CNY group talks tobacco epidemic in Albany

The Tobacco Free Network of CNY visited Albany Feb. 6 to stress the need to reduce the burden of tobacco addiction on New Yorkers. “We’ve made great strides in combating the tobacco epidemic, but more work needs to be done to reduce the significantly hi
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
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Senators Traded in Tobacco Stocks While Sitting on Health Committee

on the Senate committee that crafts legislation about health and oversees public health agencies disclosed ...Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) reported purchasing at least $15,000 worth of stock in Philip Morris International. Sen. Patty Murray’s (D-Wash.) husba
Scientific American
added Feb 7, 2018 01:00
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[California] SF’s June ballot includes repeal of flavored tobacco ban, giving cops Tasers

So far, three initiatives have been verified: •A referendum to kill last year’s Board of Supervisors ordinance banning sales of flavored tobacco.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Feb 7, 2018 00:48
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