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[Oregon] Gresham City Council Approves Smoking Ban For City Parks And Trails

The city council on May 16 officially approved a prohibition on using tobacco and other smoking products in city parks, trails and open spaces. Set to take effect 30 days after its approval, residents and park visitors will have a six month grace period b
Patch.org
added Jun 7, 2017 02:23
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[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce tobacco laws, NGO tells FG

IPPA’s Executive Director, Mr Thompson Ayodele, who made the call in a statement in Abuja, said Nigeria had made substantial progress with the enactment and passage of National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA, 2015). He said “This Act is a customised version o
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:51
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[Africa, Nigeria] IPPA: FG should implement laws on tobacco control

Thompson Ayodele, executive director of Initiative for Public Policy Analysis, a non-governmental organisation, has urged the federal government to implement laws on tobacco control instead of leaving the task to the private sector.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:50
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AGAJANIAN: Vapor Smoke And Mirrors: The Future Of E-Cigarettes ($$)

between the change in the presidency and the subsequent confirmation of Gottlieb, the May 2016 “deeming rule” was likely just vapor smoke and mirrors in the rapidly evolving world of e-cigarettes.
Law360
added Jun 5, 2017 16:25
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] AHMAD: Changing tack on smoking

LAST week Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah in a surprise announcement canceled an anti-smoking campaign that was to have taken place shortly...As innocent non-smoking people, we should not tolerate anyone smoking in public and we should pressurize
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:19
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Tobacco Control Act under review

The Government is currently reviewing the Smoking Control Act of 1992 so as to enact a much stronger Tobacco Control law which shall be compliant with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Convention on Tobacco Control.
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:16
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[Pennsylvania] McCandless officials stiffen penalty for smoking in parks

Town council has voted unanimously to ban smoking from its five recreation facilities: Wall Park, Vestal Field Complex and Trail, Devlin Park, Lorraine G. Rogers Soccer Field and the Vincentian Recreation Complex.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jun 5, 2017 14:45
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Gov't stubs out hopes of secondhand smoke bill passage this Diet session

An ongoing clash between the health ministry and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has extinguished hopes a bill to strengthen anti-secondhand smoke measures will be passed during the current Diet session as planned, government and opposition sou
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jun 3, 2017 11:36
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[Rhode Island] Providence Mayor Vetoes Measure Banning Smoking Downtown

In a letter to the council, Elorza says that while the ban is ostensibly about smoking, the true target is the homeless community. He says the ordinance would criminalize poverty, be a waste of police resources and be ineffective.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 5, 2017 21:02
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[Portugal] Playground smoking ban from next year

From 1 January next year smoking will be banned in and around places frequented by children, such as playschools, creches, recreational centers, play parks and holiday camps. The measure was passed on Thursday in Parliament.
Portugal News (pt)
added Jun 5, 2017 20:52
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