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Iowa City Council to vote on smoking ban for city parks

The Iowa City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance banning the use of tobacco products in city parks at its Tuesday night meeting. In addition to prohibiting smoking, the measure will also ban the use of smokeless tobacco. And because of an existing
Little Village (Iowa City, IA)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:40
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[Canada] Outdoor smoking allowed in Lumby

In a 3-2 vote, council decided Monday not to back a Canadian Cancer Society campaign to create outdoor smoke and vape-free public places
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:36
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[Australia] 'Not on my watch': Health Minister rules out legalising e-cigarettes

Health Minister Greg Hunt says he will never lift the ban on e-cigarettes despite an ongoing Senate inquiry into their use. Minister Hunt told Hack: "It's not going to be happening on my watch as far as I'm concerned."...he met with the head of the TGA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:46
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Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Sign Hookah Bills Into Law

two laws introduced by Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez to address the increasingly widespread use of non-tobacco shisha among New Yorkers were signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Bills 1076A and 1075A raised the age of use to 21 years old and now requ
Harlem World
added Oct 17, 2017 13:50
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[New York] Hookah bars banned from opening in NYC, minimum age to use raised to 21

Mayor Bill de Blasio added hookah to the city’s indoor smoking ban. Already existing hookah bars will only be allowed to stay open if at least half their revenue is hookah-related sales. They’ll also be required to display signs with the risks of hookah
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:42
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[Northern Marianas Islands] Smoking now prohibited in poker arcades

The Racial Ethnic Approach to Community Health, which is campaigning against tobacco smoke by making people aware of the dangers of secondhand smoke, was able to push for the enforcement of the Smoke-Free Air Act in poker arcades on Saipan last month.
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Oct 16, 2017 05:57
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[Florida] Schumer: FDA must reverse decision delaying e-cig regulation

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb the delay would give the agency time to determine how e-cigarettes fit into its overall strategy for tobacco regulation....But Schumer says e-cigarettes must be regulated because growing numbers of teens are using them.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 15, 2017 11:19
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Miss Tennessee and Harlem Globetrotter encourage students to stay away from drugs, tobacco and alcohol

The messages delivered by Davis and Williams are a good fit for Carter County Drug Prevention's "Starters Never Start" campaign to encourage students not to use drugs, tobacco or alcohol so they can be at their best on and off the field. Davis delivered
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Oct 15, 2017 11:16
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[Pennsylvania] Lawmakers skeptical of Wolf's budget bailout

Keller said he hopes the state House moves to get the governor and Senate to pass legislation that would tap money House lawmakers say is sitting unused in reserve funds, while borrowing against the state’s tobacco settlement payments. The tobacco settle
New Castle (PA) News
added Oct 14, 2017 16:07
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Feds Spend $246,785 on ‘Facebook Intervention’ for Young Gay Smokers

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 on a "Facebook intervention" targeting young gay people who smoke. The University of California, San Francisco received the funding for the project, which began in August. The goal of the study
Washington Free Beacon
added Oct 14, 2017 09:17
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