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[Virginia] Public housing officials enforce federal ban on smoking

Public housing authority executives say their local agencies met or exceeded the nationwide Aug. 1 federal deadline for turning their properties into no-smoking zones. Not everyone is happy about it, they report, but reactions have been mixed. People w
Coalfield.com (The Coalfield Progress, The Dickenson (VA) Star and The Post)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:17
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FDA's Comprehensive Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

FDA's comprehensive plan places nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the agency's tobacco regulation efforts. This plan serves as a multi-year roadmap to better protect youth and help addicted adult smokers quit, significantly reducing t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 8, 2018 20:12
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BLAIR: Trump's FDA may finally end Obama's war on vaping

the announcement that the FDA is working towards “increased flexibility and efficiencies within the application review process” is important. Only a select few tobacco companies can afford the millions of dollars required to subject products to a process
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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BANZHAF: Right-To-Smoke Myth Shattered by HUD's National Smoking Ban -- Public Interest Law Professor John Banzhaf

Not surprisingly, smokers groups - this time even joined by Reason Magazine - continue to insist that such bans are unconstitutional or otherwise illegal, and that there is some kind of right to smoke. For example, in a so far unsuccessful law suit again
MENAFN.com
added Aug 7, 2018 18:23
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[Louisiana] Public housing residents cope with smoking ban

Since the apartment complex banned smoking July 1, Crochet now often finds herself grouped together with several other residents on benches outside the building to smoke. The smoking ban at Bayou Towers is part of a nationwide rule that went into effect
Houma (LA) Courier
added Aug 6, 2018 14:45
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Rhode Island Public Housing Implements Smoke-Free Policies

The Rhode Island Department of Health says all 25 public housing authorities are in compliance. Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside public housing or near the outside of the buildings, to help prevent smoke from drifting indoors. Health Department Di
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Aug 6, 2018 14:38
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POLYAKOVA/GONZALEZ: The U.S. anti-smoking campaign is a great model for fighting disinformation

In the case of smoking, American corporations were selling cigarettes to turn a profit. Today, however, foreign actors are deploying misleading content to actively undermine our democracy. For this reason, the FBI and other U.S. intelligence agencies shou
Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[UK] Chancellor warned off duty on vaping

Britain’s 2.8 million vapers could be taxed in the autumn budget as Philip Hammond seeks funds to pay for a cash injection into the NHS. The Treasury is looking at a range of possible tax rises to pay for the £83 billion extra needed for the health serv
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:37
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

While the primary goal of the ban is to improve indoor air quality and reduce residents’ exposure to secondhand smoke, it may also help low-income smokers be more successful at quitting, researchers note in PLOS One. The researchers analyzed data from
Reuters
added Aug 6, 2018 22:35
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[Texas] Smoking prohibited within 25 feet of public housing buildings in Harlingen

It's a regulation Roxanne Duran believes will have a positive impact in the community. "We have kids running around outside. We don't have to worry about finding cigarette butts on the floor and kids putting them in their mouths and thinking basically t
KGBT 4 (Harlingen, TX)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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