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[California] Valley cities get failing grades for anti-smoking rules

Most of the Coachella Valley is failing in terms of efforts to protect citizens from exposure to tobacco smoke...Six of the valley's nine cities received failing grades in the association's latest annual report evaluating cities and the state on policies
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Feb 7, 2016 21:50

[Asia, China] Anti-smoking volunteers assaulted in Beijing

An angry smoker in Beijing attacked two volunteers responsible for supervising the anti-smoking law and then escaped, Chinese language newspaper The Mirror reported. A man was found smoking inside Beijing Fortune Center, a landmark office building in the (cn)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:09

[Australia] Andrews faces backlash over 'confusing' outdoor smoking ban

Premier Daniel Andrews faces a backlash over plans to ban smoking in outdoor dining areas but not extend the policy to drinking spaces, despite new research suggesting businesses would not be hurt if a wider prohibition was introduced.
The Age (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:06

[California] VIDEO: People Behaving Badly: Smoking not allowed at Super Bowl City

When you enter the event, you agree to follow certain rules. But as Stanley shows, some people have a hard time with that. In this installment, Stanley catches people smoking in-and-around Super Bowl City.
KRON 4 (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:51

New York Next City To Consider Making Baseball Tobacco-Free

“Our national pastime should be about promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, not a deadly and addictive product,” said Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. “Today’s announcement keeps the momentum firmly on our side to fi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:42
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[Netherlands] Smoking to be banned in Dutch school playgrounds in 2020

MPs have voted in favour of new legislation which will ban smoking in all school and mbo college playgrounds from 2020. At the moment, almost half of secondary schools and nearly all mbo colleges allow smoking outside the school premises. Attempts to ba (nl)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37

[France] French high schools allow students to smoke on the premises so extremists can't try and convert them when they go outside for a cigarette

A leading union of school administrators first made the request five days after the November 13 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and 350 wounded. Following a refusal by the health ministry, the SNPDEN union last week renewed its call for a loo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 19:01

[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: Eagles meet with health officials over smoking

The Eagles met Monday with Philadelphia health officials... Last month,FOX 29 investigates showed fans lighting and blowing smoke nearly everywhere we looked on the 200 level of the stadium. Signs there read: no smoking
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:17

[Vermont] VIDEO: Parks officials: 'Embarrassed' by smoking ban inaction

In a scathing letter, Burlington's Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Commission criticized councilors for failing to enact a smoking ban in city parks.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Feb 2, 2016 01:13

[UK] No fag breaks out side Birmingham City Council buildings says health watchdog

A health watchdog committee wants to move ciggie-lovers huddling outside council offices, such as Woodcock Street on the Aston University campus, away from public view, to avoid them being seen by impressionable passers-by like children.
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:14
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