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[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00
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[Australia] Butt out: 117 Queenslanders fined for smoking around bus stops

More than 100 Queenslanders have been fined since laws were introduced banning smoking near bus stops, taxi ranks and ferry terminals.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:01
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[Alabama] WEISS: Should we just go ahead and ban smoking everywhere?

[FCTC] established a method called MPOWER in 2008 that aims to end the “global tobacco epidemic”...The way to do this is not by banning it all at once, but instead by monitoring use and prevention, protecting citizens from second-hand smoke, offering ways
Yahoo!
added Feb 2, 2018 16:53
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HUMMEL: Tell your lawmaker: no smoking in Florida parks | Opinion

Senate Bill 562 has already passed two committees unanimously....Republican Rep. Scott Plakon, who chairs that committee, has yet to give HB 627 a fair hearing.... A single legislator should not be able to hold up legislation supported by such a large per
Florida Today
added Feb 2, 2018 16:48
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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Thailand bans smoking and littering on dozens of its beaches which are hugely popular with tourists

The country has 357 beaches nationwide and environmentalists have been lobbying the government to protect them from the evils of litter and cigarette butts The beaches protected by the law span 15 provinces located along the Andaman coast and the Gulf
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:54
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Thailand bans smoking, littering at popular tourist beaches

Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that are popular with tourists over environmental concerns on Thursday, the ministry of natural resources and environment said.
Reuters
added Feb 1, 2018 17:02
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smokers butted out at 24 beaches

Officials on Thursday began strictly enforcing a ban on smoking on beaches, with offenders facing a possible year in prison and a Bt100,000 fine. The Marine and Coastal Resources Department announced a strict ban on smoking at 24 beaches in 15 provinces
The Nation (th)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:59
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[Wyoming] Tobacco Free Workplace and Grounds for the Hub on Smith

On Monday, February 5, The Hub on Smith in Sheridan will become a tobacco free workplace and grounds. Although the organisation has been smoke free inside the facility for awhile, the next step is intended to ensure a healthy environment extends to the o
KROE (Sheridan, WY)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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[Washington] Research is mixed, but King County forges ahead on smoking ban in parks

Visit a public park in Bellevue, and you can light up a cigarette, chew tobacco or puff on an e-cigarette all you want. Do so in Kent, and you’re technically breaking local law. In Seattle’s city parks, it’s verboten to smoke, but chewing tobacco and vap
Crosscut (Seattle, WA)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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