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[New York] Real estate: STAR tax break OK for sibling co-owners

Dear Edith...Do you think a lawsuit against secondhand smoke would be a success? Our goal isn't to make anyone quit smoking, just the ability to enjoy our porch and condo...my only suggestion would be to sell. That brings up the question of whether you’
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2017 13:04
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[UK] Sunderland council ‘failing to fine smokers’

This council refuses to do anything about all of the people who smoke in Sunderland in interchange (all ages, both sexes) and in many bus shelters, including ones in Chester Road, Low Ford and Holmeside. When you tell some of the culprits that it is suppo
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:03
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] askST: Is smoking allowed inside and outside HDB flats?

I see neighbours smoking along corridors and at void decks, while some smoke next to the main door.... The short answer: Yes, smoking inside one's HDB apartment is allowed. But step outside the home with a lit cigarette and one may run afoul of the la
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:30
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[New York] LETTER: In Your Face on Smoking

What could one 90-something geezer, born in Iowa, do to make this a better borough?...my standard line is: “Hey! I hear that you’re quitting smoking tomorrow!” Surprising responses: “Wish I could.” “No, not really.” “I’m trying.” “It’s hopeless.” “Since I
New York Times
added Feb 2, 2017 19:19
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[UK] LETTER: Tobacco Control Plan is needed to fight the power of big tobacco

The Institute of Health Promotion and Education endorses the urgent need for a new Tobacco Control Plan.1 Smoking is still the largest single preventable cause of ill health and death, and it causes extensive harm to individuals and society.2 Smoking is
British Medical Journal
added Jan 24, 2017 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Why we need total ban on e-cigarettes

THE recent announcement by the government to regulate electronic cigarettes by three ministries (Health, Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism and Science, Technology and Innovation) is indeed of interest to the Malaysian Association for Adolesce
The Star (my)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:09
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: Parliament should raise the tobacco tax

In May 2001, as Guyana’s Minister of Health, I committed to bringing a Tobacco Control Bill to Parliament. After much consultation and technical support to draft the Tobacco Bill, I was ready to introduce the Bill in 2009. The then Cabinet and President,
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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LETTER: Time to ban smoking in multi-unit rentals

The resolution submitted by the Warwick City Council on January 4, 2017 to the Rhode Island General Assembly requesting that multi-unit rental housing be classified as non-smoking came about after a Warwick woman with a four-year old-child moved into a l
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Jan 13, 2017 16:37
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[Texas] President Benson: University to Become a Tobacco-Free Campus

Dear members of our UT Dallas community, UT Dallas will be taking action during the Spring 2017 semester to address a major issue of personal and community health, namely the use of tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery products. The impact of smoki
University of Texas at Dallas
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Milwaukee joins MBL in smokeless tobacco ban

What does Milwaukee, home of the Brewers, have in common with Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco? Each city has passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of smokeless tobacco products at their sports venues. As a member of FACT, Wisco
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jan 9, 2017 00:03
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