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[Montana] Missoula to discuss adding e-cigarettes to smoking ordinance

Missoula City Council is planning to update its smoking ordinance to address the popularity of new devices. According to the council agenda, a new proposal from the Missoula City-County Health Department seeks to update Missoula’s smoking ordinance. Th
KTMF ABC 23.1/FOX 23.2 (Missoula, MT) / KWYB ABC 18.1/FOX 18.2 (Butte, MT)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:43
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[UK] Bexleyheath town centre could become the first London Borough to implement smokefree zone

The council say the proposal is to "protect young people from the influence of visible smoking and second-hand smoke". A Bexley Council statement read: "The proposed voluntary zone would initially run as a pilot for six months and cover the main pedest
News Shopper (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:02

[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00

[USA] UK Moves Ahead with Vaping Over Smoking as US Stalls

Where is the United States in all of this? In a mighty nation where 480,000 people die from tobacco-related illnesses each year, over 41,000 of those from secondhand smoke, there is hardly any promotion of electronic over tobacco cigarettes to improve th
TG Daily
added Feb 5, 2018 16:58

[Japan] Stamping out Secondhand Smoke

The Health Ministry hopes to strengthen regulation ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The new measures completely ban indoor smoking in schools, universities and hospitals. Smoking at large restaurants, newly opened businesses, and c
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:57

[Rhode Island] R.I. bill aims to add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

would add secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was generated, to any state law that protects people from exposure to secondhand smoke. The bill was referred to the House health and education committee. Diaz, of Provi
The Day (New London, CT)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:50
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Clear the air in workplace

secondhand smoke — particularly when it is inhaled by employees who are exposed in their workplace, such as bars or restaurants — by prohibiting smoking indoors rather than leaving it voluntary. “I would like to think I could walk in to anywhere in the c
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 5, 2018 16:49

[Mississippi] VIDEO: Smoking ban dies in committee again

So he tried again this year with House Bill 132, but it also died in committee. “Sometimes, people forget the oath that they took to come down here and improve Mississippi, to make Mississippi a better place,” added Hinds. Sandra Shelson is the Execut
WLBT NBC3 (Jackson, MS)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:47

[Asia-pacific] New rules in Japan take aim at heated tobacco

Japanese regulators are preparing to expand the scope of their rules against passive smoking, this time targeting heated tobacco products. This is casting a shadow over the fate of the products, which have managed to increase their share of the tobacco ma
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:45

New Jersey could be first state to ban menthol cigarettes

Legislation banning the cigarettes was approved Monday by the state Assembly's Health and Senior Services Committee and now heads to the Appropriations Committee for further consideration. Similar legislation has not yet been introduced in the state Sena
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 5, 2018 14:54
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