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[California] Roadshow: Is it legal for drivers to smoke hookah pipes?

It unnerved me to see that nearly 3-foot-long pipe in someone's lap, his cheeks puffed out as he was holding his breath. And he was clearly distracted in maneuvering the car....A...However, in California it is illegal to smoke if anyone younger than 18 i
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jan 14, 2015 12:29
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY, et. al.: A smoking gun

We have to wonder what could possibly be causing the Westminster Government to drag its heels on a commitment to introduce plain, standardised packaging for tobacco products... We call on Westminster to keep on track and prepare for a vote in March. To b
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:18
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: McELWEE: Plain packaging for tobacco will help save lives

Cancer Focus NI believes that standardised packaging of tobacco products will help protect our future generations...any new regulations must be put before parliament by mid-January so that a vote can be taken in March. Standardised packaging could and sh
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 09:36
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Dealing With Hyperactive Upstairs Neighbors / Drifting Outside Smoke

I am a shareholder in a co-op on West 23rd Street..../ The State Liquor Authority, which grants and denies liquor licenses, could enforce smoking rules and strip the restaurant of its liquor license for failing to rein in its customers.
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2015 15:05
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[UK] LETTER: Legal highs - and why quiet restaurants mean romance and poetry

share a wall with someone who is either growing marijuana or who smokes it far too often to do much else. My bedroom and wardrobe reek daily. My neighbour doesn't care. The management says they care, but they don't. And the police say smoking marijuana is
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:01
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[Georgia] Grandfather doesn't believe health risks of secondhand smoke

He smokes in our small house...all he does is to say that secondhand smoke is not a health hazard and just a government scare. / Make sure grandpa reads today’s teen column and learns these six secondhand precautions: • Exposure to secondhand smoke causes
Brunswick (GA) News
added Jan 9, 2015 10:16
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[California] LETTER: In response: E-cigarettes a bad option

American Lung Association in California applauds the communities that have taken action and urges those that have not to take the issue up in 2015. We also call on state legislators to start regulating e-cigarettes as tobacco products to protect the heal
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Jan 8, 2015 23:02
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Open letter to the prime minister/secretary of state for health

As health professionals, we need to know if the prime minister and secretary of state for health will now stand up to the tobacco industry and make the same commitment to introduce standardised tobacco packaging, or will they betray public health by block
British Medical Journal
added Jan 5, 2015 15:16
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LETTERS: Children Who Labor in Fields: Yes, Here

For years, Big Tobacco denied the harmful effects of its product. It now stands guilty of asphyxiating the lives of children toiling amid its lucrative commodity...Unless funding is given back to enforcement, young people will remain at risk in the field
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2015 20:01
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[Texas] Letter: Smoke-free ordinance would protect people

Thank you, Mayor Robertson, for voicing support for “laws that protect me from other folks.”... I also extend an invitation to you and all Lubbock folks to get involved at www.makemycitysmokefree.com.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 22:33
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