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China media: Public smoking ban

Papers welcome a proposed nation-wide ban on public smoking, while urging officials to tackle pollution problems. China has sought public opinion on its plans to prohibit tobacco advertising and ban smoking in public places, the Xinhua News Agency repor
BBC Online
added Nov 25, 2014 10:11

[New Jersey] U. to review smoking policy amid national changes, community complaints

“Rights, Rules, Responsibilities” delineates the University’s current smoking policy, saying that smoking is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and places of public access by law and by University policy. The document adds a variety of examples of loca
Daily Princetonian
added Nov 25, 2014 10:08

Proposed Regulations Aim to Clamp Down on Smoking in China

the Chinese government has released a draft of anti-tobacco regulations that for the first time would ban smoking in all indoor public places. Also, for the first time, cigarette packages would have to prominently feature information about the dangers of
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 25, 2014 10:07

[Asia, Japan] TROUBLESHOOTER / My neighbor's second-hand smoke is making me sick

Recently, more and more smokers have been ordered by courts to pay compensation to people around them who claim the fumes from their smoking have caused health problems for them. As your health problems caused by the smoke are serious, I suggest you go
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:22

[Australia] Health Minister Springborg asks councils to ban smoking

COUNCILS should boot smokers from pedestrian malls and public transport waiting points, state Health Minister Lawrence Springborg said yesterday, leaving the door open to a statewide ban. Mr Springborg noted that councils had been slow to exercise their
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:14
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[Wisconsin] City of Madison officials look to ban e-cigarettes

Madison city council is looking at including electronic cigarettes in the city's smoking ban, which prohibits smoking in most indoor places as well as parks and beaches. But supporters of the products believe restricting them may do more harm than good.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:59


The ordinance would ban smoking (defined to include vaping or e-cigs as well) in a large part of the city; so it might be easier to talk about where smoking wouldn’t be illegal. Puffing will be permitted in private homes, any retail tobacco business or
Nola Defender
added Nov 22, 2014 16:45
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[Vermont] Montpelier council considering smoke-free parks, downtown

City Council will soon consider making the parks in Montpelier smoke free, a proposal the city’s Parks Commission is already behind. A second idea, limiting smoking downtown, was also brought up at this week’s meeting and will be explored in the future.
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Nov 22, 2014 12:57
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[Illinois] Tolono parks will soon be smoke-free

Park district officials voted to ban smoking in all village parks in Tolono starting Jan. 1, 2015, in an effort to protect health, comfort and environment. Starting next year, it will be illegal to smoke in any enclosed park facility or on any public par
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Nov 21, 2014 12:45

[Oregon] Clatsop County may ban smoking in county parks

The Clatsop County Recreational Lands Planning Advisory Committee is recommending that county parks be included in the county’s existing no tobacco policy. The no tobacco policy, created in 2011, is enforced outside county department buildings.
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:40
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