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[New Jersey] NJ Lawmaker Wants Smoking Banned At More Outdoor Places

A bill introduced by Senator Shirley Turner would expand the ban to boardwalks, marinas, historical sites, racetracks, amusement parks, and other outdoor recreational and sports facilities. “We know that secondhand smoke has a serious health effect. The
WBGO 88.3FM (Newark, NJ)
added Sep 17, 2018 15:21
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[Connecticut] Parks & Recreation Sets Tobacco/Smoke/Vape Policy

Coming this fall are signs noticing a Tobacco/Smoke, and Vape-Free Parks Policy at town parks, adopted in the summer, and a policy now in place through the Newtown Parks & Recreation Department. Department staff worked with the Western CT Alliance for T
Newtown (CT) Bee
added Sep 17, 2018 11:18
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[UK] Kick-off for smoke free sidelines in East Yorkshire

The first junior football match in East Yorkshire with smoke free sidelines takes place on Sunday. It's hoped the ban will promote healthy lifestyles and reduce chances for children to see adults smoking. Smoking rates in Hull have fallen steadily, but
KCFM (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Non-smokers will live longer with smoking ban on alfresco eateries

our support for the announcement by Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye of the ministry’s move to gazette alfresco restaurants as no-smoking...THIS LETTER IS SIGNED BY 30 MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ORGANISATIONS
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] S’pore can learn a bit about smoking etiquette from Japan

Japan still lags behind other developed countries on anti-smoking regulations, but they are polite... Japan Tobacco also tries to encourage smokers to be considerate to non-smokers by launching a ‘Smoking Manners’ campaign some 30 years ago.
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Group hails smoking ban at open-air eateries

A smoking ban at open-air eateries in the country will help reduce the adverse impact of secondhand smoke and will help improve the wellbeing of Malay­sians, says a group of local medical-related organisations. “There is no greater modifiable risk factor
The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA officers get more powers to investigate smoking violations

Officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be able to enter smoking-prohibited places without warrants to investigate smoking violations, and it will be illegal to obstruct or prevent them from collecting evidence. NEA was also given the p
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Australia] Calls to extend Brisbane CBD smoking ban

councillor Kara Cook wants smoking banned on a busy CBD footpath, saying people shouldn't have to battle "a cloud of toxic smoke" daily. The council received a 51-signature petition requesting a ban on smoking on Edward Street between Ann and Queen Stree
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:27
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[Asia, Singapore] Louis Ng on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

MP Louis Ng spoke in support of the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill in Parliament on Monday (Sep 10). However, he said he hopes more can be done to protect people from secondhand smoke in their own homes, where they spend more ti
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:17
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[UK] There will soon be a total ban on smoking at all Bristol hospital trust sites

It follows a number of complaints from patients, visitors and staff about people smoking near the entrance to hospital buildings and open windows. Currently no smoking is allowed inside hospital buildings and signage is in place asking people to not sm
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:30
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