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[Texas] City decides where you can smoke

SAN BENITO — Smokers won’t be allowed to light up in the city’s bars and pool halls — but they won’t be far away. Last night, city commissioners approved an ordinance restricting cigarette smoking in buildings such as businesses and restaurants. Mayor Be
Valley Morning Star (Harlingen, TX)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:31
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[Pennsylvania] Legislators oppose, want changes to state House bill expanding smoking ban

A small sampling of southwest Pennsylvania legislators’ initial thoughts on a bill that would eliminate many of the exemptions to the state’s smoking ban found either opposition or conditional support if changes are made. “The intentions of the bill are
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added May 14, 2017 21:03
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[Georgia] Smoking to be banned

According to the draft bill, smoking in buildings will be prohibited from 2018 and from 2020 smoking will be banned in open public spaces as well.Georgia has been an applicant country of the WHO FCTC since 2004. The Tobacco Control Alliance of Georgia sa
The Messenger (ge)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:24
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VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House

At a Wednesday hearing, a bill finally introduced to repeal that law was discussed publicly for the first time. “VA strongly supports this,” VA Deputy Undersecretary for Health Jennifer Lee told a House subcommittee. “We have proposed legislation for man
Stars & Stripes
added Mar 29, 2017 18:27
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[Asia, China] Shanghai to ban smoking in all indoor venues

The new amendment closes loopholes in local smoking control regulations that went into effect seven years ago that still allow smoking in designated indoor areas such as hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues, airports and port stations. The latest v
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:40
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[Texas] VIDEO: City will ask smokers to put out cigarettes in Dallas parks

Signs with the phrase “Smell flowers, not smoke” have been placed all over city parks to tell park users about the new ordinance taking effect on March 1. “The smoking ban allows us to reach our goal of providing a healthy environment and reduce litter
WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:31
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[Texas] VIDEO: Revisions to Smoking Ordinance in Parks Approved

SAN ANGELO, TX - On the agenda at the city council meeting on Tuesday: the first public hearing for changes to the smoking ordinance for outdoor sporting areas was approved.
KIDY / KXVA (Abilene, TX)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:48
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[Asia, China] Shanghai seeks ways to promote smoking ban

Political advisers in Shanghai have proposed the city learn from other cities about publicizing the smoking ban that will take effect in five weeks. Beginning March 1, all public indoor venues and work areas, as well as some outdoor places, such as art
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:09
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Orchard ramps up fight against smoking

Designated smoking points are making their mark along the Orchard Road shopping belt, as the area inches towards becoming smoke-free. Last month, four white L-shaped markings were painted outside several shopping malls, demarcating a rectangular zone wi
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 8, 2017 22:01
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Denver to Allow Marijuana in Bars: What's the Health Impact?

"Secondhand marijuana smoke has 33 cancer-causing chemicals, according to the California EPA, and some of the same chemicals in marijuana smoke are also into tobacco smoke"...won't have to worry about much with the new law is getting a secondhand high.
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Nov 19, 2016 19:10
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