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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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[UK] Environmental health officers call for smoking ban in playgrounds

Smoking should be banned in all parks and playgrounds to reduce the chances of children growing up thinking that using cigarettes is normal, environmental health officers have told ministers. Zoos, theme parks and anywhere else children play should also
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Government prodded on PH-wide smoking ban

“We are hopeful that a comprehensive nationwide smoke-free policy be adopted soon in order to provide immediate protection to the people’s health against the ills brought by smoking,” said New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Roj
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:17
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Where there's smoking to ban, there's heat, not much light

The end result of the bill and Christie's approach seem very similar. We slightly prefer Christie's approach for its modest nod to home rule and less unneeded regulation.
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 25, 2016 16:17
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Little enforcement of Tobacco Control Act douses its relevance

checks made by the Jamaica Observer showed that despite clear violations daily, only two persons have been prosecuted since the Act was promulgated on July 15, 2013, almost three weeks after it was announced by then Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson d
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 24, 2016 14:31
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[Korea - South] Alleys, Elevator, Parking Lot of Apartments to be "No-Smoking Zone"

The South Korean government will be able to designate spaces within apartment complexes as no-smoking zones beginning September, after getting consent from residents. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said it will make an advance notice of the enforceme
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:48
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[Australia] Smoking ban comes into force in SA

stopping people from lighting up in alfresco dining venues. The ban from Friday applies to outdoor dining areas at all pubs, clubs, cafes, restaurants and fast-food outlets. The Heart Foundation says it will help cut the rate of heart disease.
ninemsn (au)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘No Smoking, No Crime’: Welcome to the Philippine Leader’s Town

Smoking is banned throughout the city, except in a few designated areas. A party town? Maybe not, but many people who live here in Davao City, where President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been the mayor for most of the past two decades, say that’s not the
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2016 14:24
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Maine drive-in theaters told they can’t allow patrons to smoke in cars

drive-in owners were notified that the office “has received various compliance concerns” about drive-ins not complying with the state’s 2009 law banning smoking at commercial outdoor eating areas...the Attorney General’s Office, said the letter was prompt
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jun 12, 2016 15:18
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