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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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[Illinois] Cheers & Cheers

Cheers to East Moline for moving toward snuffing out smoking in its city parks. On Tuesday, the city council directed city staff to create a smoke-free parks ordinance.
The Dispatch
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Kentucky] MLT Facebook poll shows support for Murray smoking ban

A poll conducted on the Murray Ledger & Times Facebook page, which is accessible by anyone, including those outside of Calloway County, found that 55 percent of respondents agreed with the ban, compared to 45 percent that were against it. A total of 1,24
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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UT Vols: Saturday is first home game with University of Tennessee's no smoking policy

University of Tennessee, Knoxville adopted a no smoking policy for everyone on campus earlier this year. The policy bans all smoking - including cigarettes, e-cigarettes and vapes - in all locations on campus. It also prohibits smoking in vehicles on all
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Oklahoma] Bartlesvile City Council votes to ban smoking in city parks

The Bartlesville City Council voted unanimously this week to ban smoking in city parks. City ordinances prohibit smoking within 50 feet of playgrounds, courts or bleachers/stands used at public events. Smoking includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaping an
KRMG (Tulsa, OK)
added Sep 7, 2018 02:13
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[Malaysia] New Law : No Smoking At Outdoor Restaurants , Mamak & Kopitiam

Smokers will not be able to light up even when dining al fresco at restaurants nationwide in just three more months. The Health Ministry has announced that all open air restaurants will be gazetted as non-smoking areas from December, Malay daily Utusan
The Coverage (my)
added Sep 7, 2018 01:41
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