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[Alabama] Smoking ordinance: what are the details?

The Smoke Free Air Ordinance that goes into effect Sunday in Gadsden prohibits smoking in all enclosed areas of employment in the city and increases the distance from public entrances where smoking is allowed.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 29, 2015 01:15
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[Oregon] Advocates, opponents debate e-cigarette restrictions in Multnomah County

Multnomah County health officials held a meeting Tuesday seeking input from the public as county commissioners prepare to look at age restrictions, licensing requirements and rules against using e-cigarettes at hospitals and outdoor public places.
The Oregonian
added Jan 29, 2015 14:28
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[Louisiana] Baton Rouge officials seek smoking ban with launch of new campaign

Mayor-President Kip Holden and other area leaders announced a campaign this week seeking to make Baton Rouge tobacco-free. The campaign, named "Breathe Free Baton Rouge," aims to ban smoking in public areas of the capital city. In addition, organizers sa
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Jan 28, 2015 17:29
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[California] New Leno Bill Protects Public Against Exposure to E-Cigarettes

Nation’s Leading Health Advocacy Groups Support SB 140, Which Prohibits Smoking of E-Cigarettes at Workplaces, Schools, Restaurants and Hospitals
CA Senator Mark Leno
added Jan 29, 2015 00:58
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FDA Taps Duke Research Expert To Head Drug, Tobacco Unit ($$)

the vice chancellor of clinical and translational research at Duke University, to oversee the agency's medical products and tobacco subunits including the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, the Center for Devices...
Law360
added Jan 26, 2015 21:26
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Duke's Rob Califf Named FDA Deputy Commissioner

Leadership of the FDA Office of Medicinal Products And Tobacco is second in scope only to being commissioner of the agency. OMPT provides leadership and coordination over all centers in review and approval of drugs, biologics, medical devices, and FDA’s
Forbes
added Jan 26, 2015 21:21
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Duke University's Robert Califf headed to FDA to oversee drug and tobacco regulation

Robert Califf will step down as vice chancellor at the Duke University School of Medicine to become deputy commissioner at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA and Duke announced Califf's appointment Monday.
Columbia (SC) State
added Jan 26, 2015 21:19
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[UK] Nottingham's hospitals: Smoke on our grounds and we'll prosecute

Hospital chiefs want to change the law so that people caught smoking within their grounds could be prosecuted. Queen's Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital are already "smoke-free"– but patients and staff can regularly nip out for a smoke.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 10:08
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[Australia] Smoking booths for Ipswich Hospital a "no-brainer"

DR PATRICIA Petersen, independent candidate for Ipswich, said that she has a "tried and tested" way of allowing smokers to "light up"...vowing to install "smoking booths", similar to those found in Hong Kong airport and tourist hotspots around the world.
Ipswich Queensland Times (au)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:41
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[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36
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