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[Canada] City gives initial approval to smoking, vaping bylaw

City council passed the first two readings of its new smoke- and vaping-free places bylaw, pushing it to the next phase for a public hearing. The bylaw would be a first for the city, which didn't have any rules restricting smoking on city property. The
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:21
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[Oregon] U.S. advocacy group lobbies for cannabis consumption in public places

Sam Chapman with the New Revenue Coalition (NRC) urged Oregon lawmakers to allow smoking in public places, given how many rental agreements don't allow smoking on the property. "Oregon has a lot of cannabis and not a lot of places to smoke it. This grou
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 24, 2018 23:06
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Group makes push for cannabis cafes in Oregon

The New Revenue Coalition wants to change that so people can have public places to light up. The group says people aren't able to smoke in private because many rental units bar smoking indoors. Oregon Public Broadcasting says the group will have to pers
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2018 23:03
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[Australia] SA's new vaping laws divide anti-tobacco groups as state bans online sale of e-cigarettes

As well as restricting sales, the new laws will ban the use of e-cigarettes in smoke-free areas, ban the retail sale of e-cigarettes without a license, and make e-cigarette advertising, promotion, specials and price promotions illegal. In-store vaping
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 23, 2018 22:36
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[New York] Letters: Nov. 22, 2018: Smoking in movies

the North Country still doubles the state average...Each year, youth from Reality Check host an event at Cumberland 12 Cinemas to help educate and engage people on how the film industry can change... Thank you, senators, for having the courage to challeng
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Nov 23, 2018 20:33
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[New Zealand] Govt plans to ban vaping in bars and workplaces

The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) will be amended next year, Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa announced today. She said the government supported New Zealander smokers' efforts to be healthier by switching to safer products, but also w
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:48
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[New Zealand] Govt announces proposed plans to ban vaping in bars, restaurants and workplaces

A ban on vaping in bars, restaurants and workplaces is being proposed as part of the Government's plans to regulate the product. Plans to change the way vaping products were being displayed in retail stores were also in motion in a bid to protect childr
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:44
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[UK] Sponsored Post: Gerry Stimson: A healthy critique and an unhealthy invitation

By contrast smoking is actually going up in countries which have banned vaping. There are 39 of them and they are listed in a report I commissioned this year – No Fire, No Smoke: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction. Which leads me to the invitati
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 02:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP scoffs at ‘excuses’ of trade groups for protesting smoking ban

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) today lauded the government’s move to ban cigarette smoking in eateries and told-off restaurant groups which are against the ban. CAP president SM Mohamed Idris scoffed at the excuse given by the Malaysian Musl
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Nov 23, 2018 01:56
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[Alabama] LETTER: Kudos for Sheffield Council's actions

On behalf of the American Lung Association, I applaud the decision of the Sheffield City Council members to adopt a new ordinance that will prohibit smoking in public places including workplaces, restaurants and bars. Alabama received an “F” in smoke-fr
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Nov 22, 2018 13:12
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