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[Australia] ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Prisoners should be free to smoke outside

Prisoners, by definition, have their liberties severely restricted. Some people think it's OK to remove one of prisoners' few remaining freedoms: to smoke outdoors. These people would be horrified if such a policy was extended to their neighbours or frie
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 1, 2015 22:40

[Oregon] City answers questions on smoking ban

As of July 1, smoking and vaping is prohibited on all city of Hillsboro property, including the Civic Center Plaza in downtown Hillsboro and city-owned parking lots. The Hillsboro City Council adopted an ordinance April 21 that prohibits smoking, with a
Hillsboro (OR) Tribune
added Jul 1, 2015 15:18

[New Jersey] Trenton City Council reconsiders smoking ban in parks

City Council is expected to introduce an ordinance Tuesday that would prohibit the smoking of cigars, cigarettes, pipes and electronic cigarettes in city parks, recreational areas, city facilities and inside city vehicles. A similar measure was up for c
added Jun 30, 2015 14:26

[Canada] Reminder: Changes to smoking legislation take effect July 1

New Brunswickers are reminded that changes to the Smoke-Free Places Act and to the Tobacco Sales Act come into effect July 1. “These changes represent our government’s commitment to helping New Brunswickers live longer, healthier lives,” said Health Mini
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:07

[Australia] Prison wardens want total ban on smoking in WA jails

Smoking was banned inside WA’s prison buildings in 2008, but is still allowed in outdoor areas, and the union says there’s a problem with inmates smoking in their cells, especially at night.
The Australian (au)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:59

[Australia] Allowing snacks in smoking areas at SA hotels disappointing, waters-down regulations: Cancer Council

says it is disappointed the South Australian Government has backed down from a commitment to make all hotel outdoor eating areas smoke-free by the middle of next year. Health Minister Jack Snelling said venues with designated areas for smokers would be a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 27, 2015 10:26

Mortality Attributable to Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Spain (2011)

total number of deaths attributable to SHS exposure at home and at work in Spain would be 1028 in 2011. Efforts are still needed to reduce the current prevalence of exposure—mainly due to exposure in nonregulated settings such as homes or cars and some ou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 27, 2015 09:51
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: A healthy trend on the upswing

Which brings us back to the youngest among us, and the Lancaster County swings and slides where they are spending many a summer day. Becoming part of Young Lungs involves: implementing a tobacco-free ordinance, policy or resolution for children’s public
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:21

[Illinois] Palos Heights bans smoking in parks and at pool

The Palos Heights City Council has approved a policy to prohibit smoking, including e-cigarettes, at parks and recreation facilities, including the city swimming pool.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 26, 2015 21:55

[Vermont] Montpelier anti-smoking proposal to include other inhalants

E-cigarettes could be included in a non-smoking ordinance under consideration for Montpelier’s parks. That idea was discussed Wednesday evening’s City Council meeting, which also served as the second public hearing for the proposed amendment to the city
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Jun 26, 2015 09:19
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