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[Australia] Call for three new smoke-free zones in Queensland: markets, universities, squares

THREE health charities are calling for Queensland’s already-tough smoking laws to be beefed up, as a new survey reveals widespread public support for bans at universities, markets and town squares. The survey of 2600 Queensland adults, released today, w
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:06
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[Philippines] City launches ‘Smoke-Free Baguio’ campaign

City officials led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Monday led the launching of “Smoke-Free Baguio” — a massive campaign encouraging residents to shy away from cigarette smoking. Domogan said the city government is serious in its campaign against smoking an
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:05
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[UK-Scotland] North Ayrshire Schools set to become 'smoking free' zones

As well as the zones at the school grounds – including the front gate – all playparks will be a no-go area for smokers. Signs will be erected across the parks and schools which will act as deterrents to people thinking about lighting up.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:47
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[South Africa] Department of Health reveal plans to ban smoking in all public places

Designated smoking areas would be consigned to the history books, should this bill become ratified in Parliament. It’s all part of the government’s wider war on cigarettes, which also features plans to ban the display of smokes at retailers, and to remov
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Nov 14, 2017 04:20
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[Asia, India] West Bengal empowers headmasters of educational institutions to penalise tobacco selling in their vicinity

The West Bengal government has instructed all the educational institutions in the state to impose a penalty up to Rs 200 on any individual selling tobacco products within or 100 yards away from its premises. In a directive issued last week, the state's e
Firstpost.com (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:26
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[Australia] Council to consult on banning smoking on The Parade in Norwood

SMOKERS face butting out on The Parade, and in some nearby side streets, as part of a plan to create Adelaide’s first smoke-free suburban retail strip. Norwood, Payneham & St Peters Council will from next week ask the community it if it wants smoking ba
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:39
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Phuket's Patong Beach starts enforcing no-smoking rules

Patong City Administration Organisation on Tuesday opened the smoking areas in order to encourage the people not to smoke and drop cigarette butts on the beach, and instead support the department's new policy. Patong Beach is among the first 24 beaches
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:41
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: The big smoke? Not Invercargill, buddy.

Counter-intuitive though it may seen in the well-ventilated outdoors of Invercargill, second-hand smoke is deemed in international studies to be potentially harmful to people 5m away. What's more, "significant" effects can occur at least 9m from a burnin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Ohio] Council split on tobacco ban

TIPP CITY — With a tied vote due to an absent city council member, Tipp City council failed to pass legislation designating tobacco-free zones...The changes would have prohibited smoking, chewing or vaping tobacco in city-governed areas that are used for
Troy (OH) Daily News
added Nov 9, 2017 04:10
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Smoking Set to Be Banned in Israeli Playgrounds, at Outdoor Events, So Why Are Doctors Unhappy?

Health Ministry move will add to list of public places where it’s forbidden to smoke, but Cancer Association says it’s not enough and will not support move
Ha'aretz Daily
added Nov 8, 2017 17:38
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