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[California] Is it illegal to smoke in a car if a minor is present?

Under a California law that took effect in January 2008, it unlawful for a person to smoke a pipe, cigar or cigarette in a motor vehicle, whether moving or parked, in which any one of the occupants is a minor. The law is spelled out in California Health &
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 20, 2017 03:54
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Inconsistent policy causes confusion

an apartment here owned by the Superior Housing Authority... the picnic table is a community area...smokers have taken it over...all community areas are smoke free but the SHA tells tenants they can sit out there and smoke.
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[Africa, UK] LETTERS: The scandal of big tobacco’s behaviour in the developing world

Readers respond to the Guardian’s investigative series on cigarette companies’ efforts to squash anti-smoking measures in the poorest countries
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Crack down on inconsiderate smoking neighbours

I am one of the HDB dwellers who have been exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbours living in the flat below. In my case, the family of three are all chain smokers and, on weekends, they would invite their friends, who are also smokers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:56
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Smoking in public leaves even non-smokers in Hong Kong facing serious health risks

The government has laws in place but there needs to be efficient enforcement. When it comes to use of controlled substances like tobacco, there has to be a healthy modicum of respect on the part of users towards the health of non-users, and this is simpl
South China Morning Post
added Jul 11, 2017 16:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Smoking on balconies can also pose fire risk

I hope the authorities will seriously look at cigarette litter and smoking on balconies. Residents in both public and private housing who smoke should be given guidelines, if it is going to be allowed to continue. Last year, a lighted cigarette thrown
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:20
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LETTER: The surgeon general who raised the alarm on smoking

started this nation’s government — and the rest of the world — on the path to warning the public about the hazards of smoking, limiting advertising for cigarettes, increasing taxes on cigarettes and researching the effects of secondhand smoke. And by the
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2017 22:05
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Protect HDB residents from second-hand smoke too

Unlike the pedestrians in Orchard Road, HDB tenants are unable to "cross the road" to avoid the harmful fumes that enter their homes. I live in a HDB flat. The occupants in the flat directly below mine are heavy smokers and use the balcony to smoke. A
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:00
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[Illinois] Letter: Watch your butts; keep R.I. parks beautiful

The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department has committed to placing signs around playgrounds in most of the city’s parks to bring awareness of smoking around children. The aim of the initiative is to encourage a smoke-free surrounding for children o
The Dispatch
added Jul 3, 2017 14:51
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[Louisiana] Letters: Support smoke-free ordinance

As a representative of Louisiana’s entertainment industry, let me give an enthusiastic vote of support for the proposed smoke-free ordinance for Baton Rouge. I’m a full-time musician. Like all young entertainers, I had to take work wherever I could. Man
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 3, 2017 14:41
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