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[California] Anti-smoking advocate claims Glendale City Council members pressured hospital to fire him

A longtime anti-smoking advocate has filed a multimillion-dollar wrongful termination lawsuit against Glendale Adventist Medical Center, as well as three City Council members who he alleges used their political influence to get him fired. Steven Gallegos
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 3, 2013 11:01
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[Korea - South] Smoking Banned from 21 Nat'l Parks in S.Korea in 2013

The Korea National Park Service said on Saturday that it will designate all national parks as nonsmoking areas starting January first next year. Visitors found smoking will be fined 100-thousand won.
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Dec 30, 2012 15:57
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[Canada] New West council can't agree where smokers should butt out

The Fraser Health Authority wants the city to ban smoking in parks as part of a larger plan to reduce secondhand smoke, but council is grappling with some of the proposed restrictions.
The Record (Burnaby, BC) (ca)
added Feb 14, 2014 11:25
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[California] A look at the evidence behind outdoor smoking bans

Two researchers say the scientific evidence behind smoking bans in 843 parks and 150 beaches across the U.S. is not strong – and that might weaken trust in public health authorities. Prohibition on smoking in parks and on beaches has three justifications
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 15:08
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[China] Chinese government to crack down on cigarettes, maybe

China's cigarette smokers sucked down 40% of the world's supply last year, a phlegmy 5% more than in 2006. The Chinese government plans to fight this trend with upcoming legislation that would outlaw smoking in most public places throughout mainland Chin
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:44
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[Canada] Tasha Kheiriddin: Ottawa smoking bylaw chooses shaming over success

If you don’t want to inhale, I say stand upwind and stop hectoring those who do . . . Bylaws aren’t the answer, but harm reduction just may be.
National Post blogs (ca)
added Jul 4, 2012 16:59
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[New Jersey] LETTER: No smoking laws don't work

Shore News Today
added May 19, 2012 20:24
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[New York] Letter: Legal tobacco issue a tired old argument

Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 13, 2012 23:30
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[California] LETTER: GALLEGOS: Secondhand smoke drifts regardless of scale

The health of the citizens of Glendale has been sold out to private retail tobacco interests ... I hope voters will remember this action next spring when Friedman and Najarian are both up for reelection to the City Council.
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:56
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[Canada] Second-hand fumes cause stir

The Krossa family of Maple Ridge - Wendell, Rena and their children Kyle, 17, Kelsey, 15, and Kieran, 10 - are irritated by cigarette smoke wafting over from their neighbours. The family wants to see local government step in with legislation.
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:36
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