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[Indiana] Town hall set for smoking rule

Smoke Free Seymour is seeking the support of the public and city officials to strengthen the city’s nearly 11-year-old smoking law by adding some new restrictions. The group is proposing four major changes to the ordinance. Those changes and other ideas
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Oct 10, 2017 20:34
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[UK] Farewell Baroness Battleaxe! House of Lords' gloriously foul-mouthed Baroness Trumpington - who helped crack Hitler’s codes at Bletchley Park, flicked the V-sign in a Parliamentary debate and worked as a Land Girl - is to retire aged 95

In 2012 the chain-smoking peer appeared on the BBC's flagship satirical show Have I Got News For You - becoming the show's oldest ever guest - and revealed that she enjoys a cigar after sex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:21
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[New York] VIDEO: Could a new smoking ban be coming to WNY?

Democratic Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke has his way, Erie County could be next. "We wouldn't allow children to smoke before the age of 18. I don't know how we would allow them to inhale second hand smoke." Burke has proposed a new local law th
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Oct 10, 2017 00:35
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Will California Kick Butts Off State Beaches? Not This Year

Marc Levine (D-Marin County), said he was disappointed by Brown’s decision. Trying to protect people and wildlife from “poisonous” cigarette butts is hardly coercive, he said in an emailed statement. “The common person knows these dangers too well, and f
California Healthline
added Oct 10, 2017 00:34
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Trump Base May Nix Low Nicotine

most of President Trump's supporters smoke. Of 25 states with the highest smoking rates, 23 voted for Trump... “We can think of few issues that would endanger that solid base foundation [more] than an aggressive—and unexpected—top-down directive from Wash
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:27
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[Mississippi] E-cigarette ordinance to address biz concerns

Starkville's ban on using e-cigarettes in public places is now official, but the matter might not be over for stores that say the ban could hurt their business. Aldermen unanimously approved an amendment at Tuesday's meeting that added electronic ciga
Columbus (MS) Commercial Dispatch
added Oct 8, 2017 16:19
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STOOKSBERRY: Denver Is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs

But if the goal is to reduce sales to minors, why is the department looking to entrap more vendors?...It seems these compliance checks have more to do with revenue seeking and less to do with smoking cessation.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 8, 2017 16:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs warned on potential vulnerability to tobacco industry

Local government units (LGUs) were warned by a public health policy think tank on their potential vulnerability to tobacco industry interference.... HealthJustice Philippines, in its study titled “Countering Tobacco Industry Interference at the Local Lev
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:29
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Jerry Brown vetoes smoking ban at California beaches and state parks

Cigarette butts are the most common type of litter on California’s beaches, but on Friday Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills that would have banned smoking at all state beaches and state parks in California. “If people can’t even smoke on a deserted beac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 7, 2017 08:06
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[California] No butts about it: Girl Scouts persuade Tustin to ban smoking in parks

Five poised eighth-graders from Girl Scout Troop 3562 each took the podium at the Tustin City Council meeting to explain their stand against smoking in parks. Council members listened – unanimously approving the first reading of a proposed ban on Tuesda
Orange County (CA) Register
added Oct 7, 2017 03:59
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