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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

[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

[California] McKinleyville pursuing public smoking ban

The McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) plans to ban smoking at all of its parks. The district’s Board of Directors voted unanimously Feb. 7 to direct staff to draft an ordinance to make all of its parks “smoke free spaces.”
Mad River Union (Arcata, CA)
added Feb 17, 2018 01:51
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Utah House snuffs out tobacco-free Capitol bill

A bill that would have banned smoking and tobacco use on the Utah Capitol grounds was snuffed out Thursday by the House. HB155, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Cutler, R-Murray, sought to make the outdoor grounds of the Capitol off-limits for smoking, joining th
Deseret News
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01

[Ohio] Smoke free campus begins at the County Library System

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System joins other smoke free campuses in Tuscarawas County including Union Hospital... “We want to make sure that a family or an individual can visit the library or attend a program without having to pass through seco
New Philadelphia (OH) Times-Reporter
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00

[Pennsylvania] Housing authority adopts smoke-free rule

The Altoona Housing Authority on Wednesday adopted a smoke-free policy for its public housing complexes and offices, in keeping with a Department of Housing and Urban Development rule that went into effect a year ago. Beginning July 30, no one may smoke
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Feb 15, 2018 17:35

[Canada] Bus drivers hope for smoking ban bylaw

A delegation representing the drivers appeared before Vernon council Tuesday to ask the city to create a bylaw similar to Lake Country, where smoking in any public space, park, common area, and within 7.5 metres of any transit stop, outdoor customer serv
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:05

[Canada] What you need to know about Ontario's new standard rental lease

"If you share a wall with someone, even if you own your place, you're not allowed to smoke inside," Houle said. "In Ontario, your landlord is allowed to make a building non-smoking... They're allowed to unilaterally make the entire building non-smoking,
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26

[Canada] Butting out at bus stops?

Jenna Sealey and David Hancock conducted a poll on social media...*The province has set standards and the push is to have Vernon expand on those and create a bylaw around the buffer zone, which is 3 meters...The overwhelming majority of those who particip (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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