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[Montana] Special Report: New Yellowstone County smoking proximity rule

BILLINGS – A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems will take effect in Yellowstone County on March 1. Rule 7, as it’s called, was voted in by the RiverStone Board of Health in December. The rule
KTVH NBC (Helena, MT)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:06
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[Massachusetts] Seven organizations work on smoking cessation

The Asian Health Initiative of Tufts Medical Center met Feb. 9 at the downtown hospital. It awarded three-year grants to seven neighborhood organizations who serve the Chinatown community, with each organization reporting on the first year of their effor
Sampan Newspaper
added Feb 23, 2018 16:50
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[Montana] On Special Assignment: New smoking proximity rule

BILLINGS - A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems will take effect in Yellowstone County on March 1. Rule 7, as it’s called, was voted in by the RiverStone Board of Health in December. The rule
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:48
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[Montana] On Special Assignment Preview: New smoking proximity rule

A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public buildings in Yellowstone County goes into effect March 1. The rule, approved by the RiverStone Board of Health in December, will also ban the use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices indoors, as well
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:45
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[Nevada] VIDEO: Smoking ban proposed for local parks

The Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation polled the public on the idea. "Upon which they asked the simple question, 'Should the parks be smoke free?'" says Reno Parks Director Andy Bass, "and the overwhelming response to those surveys was positive." So, Ren
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:35
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[California] City aims to balance rights of smokers, others

After a nearly two-year hiatus, the city of Half Moon Bay is revisiting the concept of bringing back a smoking ordinance aimed at balancing the rights to a cigarette with rights to clean air. Half Moon Bay City Council members hashed out the merits of
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Feb 22, 2018 16:27
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[Ohio] Cortland to prohibit smoking in parks

City Council on Tuesday gave second reading to an ordinance that would prohibit smoking at any location in the city parks. Mayor Jim Woofter said the goal is to protect the health of the public and noted secondhand smoke can be harmful to people’s health
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30
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Now That Pot Is Legal, Should You Worry About Secondhand Smoke? California Scientist Says Yes

A visible haze of pot smoke rose above the audience. “People in front of me started lighting up and then other people started lighting up. And for a few naive split seconds I was thinking to myself, ‘Hey, they can’t smoke in the AT&T Park! I’m sure that
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Maryland] Live Casino & Hotel to open large outdoor smoking patio

Live Casino & Hotel is constructing a large smoking patio that it says will distinguish it from its rivals by offering table games, slot machines and a bar, all in an outdoor space. Smoking is barred inside Maryland’s six casinos. But the patio, called
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 21, 2018 00:44
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: NSW vaping ban a bad idea

A supermarket may choose to not allow vaping, but a bookshop keen to attract browsers may decide otherwise. Public health policy should be guided by the best available evidence. A blanket ban on vaping in smoke-free areas is lazy policy and is likely to
The Australian (au)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:09
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