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[UK] Plan for stricter dog rules and smoking ban at play areas in Leeds

People are being urged to take part in a consultation about whether to create stricter dog control rules and ban smoking at play areas in Leeds.
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:48
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[Australia] Wollongong councillors to vote on extension to smoke-free zones

a council review of the Smoke-Free (Recreation Areas) Policy has recommended it be amended to include public areas with outdoor fitness equipment, such as at Wollongong’s Lang Park. According to a council report the policy was developed in recognition of
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:33
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[New York] Onondaga County revisiting push to raise tobacco purchasing age to 21

according to a meeting agenda by the health committee. The committee will consider the legislation on Nov. 20. The law would include herbal cigarettes, rolling papers, pipes and electronic smoking devices.
CNY Central (Syracuse, NY)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:20
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[Louisiana] Housing Authority drafts No-Smoking policy

The DeRidder Housing Authority will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Nov. 27 to receive comments or concerns regarding its proposed No-Smoking policy. The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development announced last November that a smoking ban would go in
Plaquemine (LA) Post
added Nov 16, 2017 01:01
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[West Virginia] Smoking To Continue At Casino, Video Lottery Rooms in Ohio County

Smoking can continue in specified areas at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and in limited video lottery rooms, now that the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health has declined to change the county’s clear air regulation. A vote wasn’t taken during
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Nov 16, 2017 00:53
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[Kansas] Is 18 too young to buy tobacco? Topeka City Council will discuss raising the age to 21

The proposed amendment would ban the sale or furnishing of cigarettes and other tobacco-related products to adults between the ages of 18 and 20, the agenda said. A document in the agenda packet said the Shawnee County health department asked the city t
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Nov 16, 2017 00:11
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[Indiana] Council seeking more information from committee before new restrictions vote

City Council did not vote Monday night on proposed new restrictions to the city’s existing smoking ordinance. Instead, the issue was forwarded to the council’s governmental affairs committee for further study. That committee, made up of council members M
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 16, 2017 00:04
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[Massachusetts] City seeks prohibitions on smoking near parks, playgrounds, and fields

Somerville Board of Aldermen Legislative Matters Committee on Thursday, November 2, asking that the Director of Health and Human Services report to the on Board whether smoking tobacco and marijuana is restricted to beyond a 50 foot radius around parks, p
Somerville (MA) Times
added Nov 16, 2017 00:03
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[Asia, Israel] LETTER: SO WE’RE LIVING LONGER...

Health Ministry is deceiving the public. Most people smoke, including doctors and dentists; even inside Ichilov Hospital, the smoking room for the staff leaks toxic smoke to the entire floor....Litzman and his ministry are perpetrating a crime by colludin
Jerusalem Post
added Nov 15, 2017 22:49
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Trump’s pick for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention deemed problematic by Anchorage nonprofit

“He’s worked for many industries such as Dow Agrosciences, the Koch industries...He’s even worked for the tobacco industry to justify the safety of secondhand smoke.”
Alaska Public Media
added Nov 15, 2017 22:24
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