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[Asia, India] Anti-cancer activist raises alarm over young smokers

Serving hookahs in bars or restaurants with poor fire safety standards and no separate fire exits continue to be a grave safety hazard. He has pointed to its health hazards for youngsters and has asked for its ban under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco
Asian Age (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:19

This surgeon general’s famous report alerted Americans to the deadly dangers of cigarettes

Dozens of distinguished physicians have served as the U.S. surgeon general in our nation’s history. That said, we rarely remember their names, including the surgeon general who may have had the farthest-reaching influence on our collective health. That
added Jan 12, 2018 04:18

Website Addresses Local Tobacco Ordinances / Video, materials available to help retailers fight back

A new website, Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look (TOTAL), is proving to be a valuable resource for retailers in the ongoing effort to respond to restrictive and prohibitory local tobacco ordinances.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:43

[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53

NEUBERGER: Austria’s new government: a victory for the tobacco industry and public health disaster?

This capitulation not only contributes to Austria’s lack of credibility in global tobacco control, it is likely to further exacerbate Austria’s disastrous tobacco epidemic. The smoking ban reversal and other decisions about the tobacco control law, were d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 11, 2018 02:24

[Colorado] VIDEO: Girl Scouts fight to change a smoking law in Aurora

"We are working on our Silver Award project and, tonight, we would like to propose some future ordinance for not smoking in a car with a minor present," said Amelia Malchow, from Girl Scout Troop #60789 during a Sept. 25 Aurora City Council meeting.
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:02

[Indiana] Health, business coalition seeks to repeal 'smoker's bill of rights'

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana—a coalition of hospitals, insurers, businesses and others—says it’s time to roll back a 27-year-old state law that prohibits employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. They are pushing new legislation,
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 7, 2018 21:41

[Colorado] Don’t let your rights go up in smoke

Efforts are underway in Colorado to allow people to smoke or vape marijuana in places open to the public that could force thousands of service workers and others to breathe the hazardous chemicals in secondhand marijuana smoke. In fact, our state law doe
Breathe Free Colorado
added Jan 4, 2018 12:05
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[New York] Group Wants Smoking Ban In Every Bayside Apartment

Around 16 locals recently formed the Bayside Smoke-Free Housing Alliance hoping to combat indoor smoking by pushing Bayside and Bay Terrace apartments to adopt smoke-free policies for their buildings. The group, armed with doctors and asthma/allergy spe
added Jan 4, 2018 11:47

[UK] Philip Morris places anti-smoking advertisement in papers

has also written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking to be allowed to print information about quitting and switching on its cigarette packs. However, anti-smoking campaigners described the campaign as a "PR stunt". The text of the advertisement runs: "
BBC Online
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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