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Smoking Bans Prove Effective At Dissuading Casual Smokers

researchers from Ohio State and Purdue Universities did, for the first time conducting a national study on how smoking bans in cities, states and counties have persuaded smokers to kick the habit, publishing their findings in the September 2016 issue of t
AskMen.com
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54
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Tony Gwynn and the Push to Ban Dipping in Baseball

But the lawsuit is only one offensive in a campaign to ban chewing and dipping. Another, and perhaps the most promising, front lies in upcoming negotiations between the league and the players’ union. And advocates say if all else fails, they’ll fight it
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54
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[South Carolina] Public housing residents skeptical of smoke-free rule

A proposal to require all public housing properties in the nation to become smoke-free indoors in 2017 is receiving mixed reviews from Spartanburg residents. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rule would require a ban on all lit smokin
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Sep 29, 2016 18:46
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Government of Canada Announces Next Steps in Tobacco Control

. To build on this success, today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, confirmed that the Government of Canada is moving forward on an extension of the Strategy, as well as the introduction of new tobacco legislation to address vaping produc
Government of Canada (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 20:56
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[Missouri] Tobacco 21 Movement Reaches a Milestone – At Least 200 U.S. Cities and Counties Have Raised the Tobacco Age

With approval Monday by the City Council of Liberty, Mo., at least 200 cities and counties across the United States (PDF) have now enacted laws prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. The fast-growing Tobacco 21 movement is an innovat
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:05
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[Canada] Liberals to regulate e-cigarettes to help shield young people from addiction

The federal government has announced it will introduce legislative amendments this fall to regulate e-cigarettes in Canada. Tuesday’s long-awaited move comes after several provinces have already passed laws banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors an
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:56
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[Canada] Lack of 'adequate evidence' makes vaping regulations difficult, Philpott says

The Liberal government says it plans to introduce legislation later this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada says the move will balance the need to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers to legally buy vaping produc
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:55
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Government of Canada Announces Next Steps in Tobacco Control

Minister of Health, confirmed that the Government of Canada is moving forward on an extension of the Strategy, as well as the introduction of new tobacco legislation to address vaping products in Canada. Originally introduced in 2001 and renewed in 2012,
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:30
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Be Smoke-free and Help Your Pets Live Longer, Healthier Lives

What can smoking do to my dog? What can smoking do to my cat? What can smoking do to my pet bird? What can smoking do to my guinea pig? What can smoking do to my pet fish? Nicotine Poisoning and Pets
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Canada] Federal Liberals plan to regulate vaping as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco

says it plans to introduce legislation later this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada offered few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a quit-smoking aid or as a
Canadian Press
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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