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[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: No effective recourse from neighbours' second-hand cigarette smoke

Just as a wife who is bashed daily by her abusive husband needs protection from domestic violence before she succumbs to long-term physical injury, non-smokers need protection and a way out from their neighbours who smoke.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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Singaporeans question proposal from MP for smokers to contain smoke in their own flats

In response to the issue of secondhand smoke coming from neighbouring houses, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Joan Pereira proposed that people who want to smoke in their own homes should make sure that smoke does not escape their flats. She said, “Windows and do
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Ohio] Survey: Smoking issues more likely in lower income households

A recent child well-being survey revealed that children in lower income families are more likely to live in a home where smoking is allowed, which the survey said presents a health hazard. The survey, underwritten by Interact for Health, Cincinnati Chil
Hillsboro (OH) Times-Gazette
added Sep 19, 2018 20:07
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[UK] Join campaign to make your home smoke-free / September is Smoke Free Homes month.

the only way to protect your children and young people from second-hand smoke is to keep the environment around them smoke free. Second hand smoke is dangerous for anyone exposed to it, but children are especially at risk of serious illnesses due to secon
Lancaster Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:17
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[Wisconsin] PEREZ: Writer: Anti-tobacco group backs HUD smoke-free rule

The KRW Tobacco-Free Coalition is committed to providing property owners/managers with the help needed to go smoke-free. Property managers/owners interested in free signage or resources should contact me at 262-658-8166 or yazlyn@hopecouncil.org.
Kenosha (WI) News
added Sep 12, 2018 19:41
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[Singapore] Yahoo Poll: Should more restrictions be imposed on people smoking in their homes?

Citing complaints from residents about secondhand smoke from other units entering their homes, they also noted the accompanying health risks... Do you think more restrictions should be imposed on people smoking in their own homes?
Yahoo!
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Consider rule to ban smoking in one's apartment

I am a Housing Board flat resident who suffers from the effects of second-hand smoke from inconsiderate neighbours living below. Numerous attempts to resolve the problem have failed.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Singapore] Netizens have mixed reactions to MPs’ proposals for restricting smoking at home

On Monday, September 10, Parliament passed amendments to the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, which gives officers of the National Environment Agency (NEA) more powers of enforcement as well as provides for more no-smoking zones.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA officers get more powers to investigate smoking violations

Officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be able to enter smoking-prohibited places without warrants to investigate smoking violations, and it will be illegal to obstruct or prevent them from collecting evidence. NEA was also given the p
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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