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[New Jersey] South Plainfield Adopts a "Smoke-Free" Ordinance

The Mayor and Council have amended the ordinance to expand the smoke-free zones.... It no longer allows for designated smoking areas in the parks. It will allow people to leave Borough Hall on Court Day without having to pass through a cloud of smoke. Sm
TAPinto.net
added Sep 9, 2017 15:23
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: This breathtakingly bad health stat should be part of your election decision video

In the lead-up to polling day, Unicef NZ is looking at four key issues... The state of New Zealand's homes has a lot to do with that high rate. So we encourage action to improve the state of New Zealand's housing and provide safer environments for those c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:21
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[Kansas] Faculty Senate hears from Tobacco Task Force

Faculty Senate discussed the possibility of passing a bill that would help Emporia State join ranks with all other regent universities in becoming a tobacco free campus. There were several questions raised about the bill. “I haven’t used tobacco for pro
ESU Bulletin (Emporia State University)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:18
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[Oklahoma] Wayne Greene: Cigarettes or booze? We know which is the greater menace

When abused, alcohol is dangerous, but it is not a bigger threat to our health than tobacco...CDC statistics are clear and undebatable: Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death... I hope whatever package Fallin devises to deal with the state’s
Tulsa (OK) World
added Sep 9, 2017 15:17
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[Mississippi] City to hold public hearing on smoking ordinance

The amendment for the ordinance will include electronic cigarettes and "vaping" within the definition of prohibited smoking products. When the ordinance was passed, electronic cigarettes and "vaping" were not popular trends. However, the increased popul
Starkville (MS) Daily News
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Indiana] City is going smoke-free

The move to prohibit smoking on city-owned property isn’t a done deal, but the New Castle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading earlier this week that will make it illegal to smoke in city-owned buildings and on most city-owned pr
New Castle (IN) Courier-Times
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Where are the e-cigarette regulations?

Honestly, I see nothing beneficial from this tiff over small or large packs, since it does nothing to actually benefit general public health. Instead, we need regulation for e-cigarettes and other harm-reducing products approved, not banned, if we are se
Malaysiakini (my)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo to seek partial smoking ban by 2019, Koike says

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike on Friday announced that the metropolitan government plans to ban smoking in and around public facilities by 2019 and asked Tokyoites for opinions on what to include in the proposed ordinance. “In 2019 Tokyo will host the Rugby W
Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:10
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[Asia-pacific] Health ministry to put off anti-secondhand smoke measures in Japan

stiff resistance from some within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) against the ministry's plans for an extensive ban on smoking in restaurants and bars held up the entire policy. Instead, the anti-cancer plan is set to be endorsed through a Cabi
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:06
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[California] Referendum will target San Francisco ban on flavored tobacco products

An ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products in San Francisco is going to a voter referendum in June after nearly 34,000 individuals signed a petition. ...[RAI] is participating in the petition effort led by Let’s Be Real San Francisco...it has spent
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:31
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