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[Arizona] Teens pushing smoking restrictions at Havasu's Rotary Park

Students Working Against Tobacco, a group of about 20 local high schoolers, has been educating the public about tobacco and second-hand smoke for more than a year. Last month, the group addressed the Lake Havasu City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board a
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:23

[Canada] The nine-metre rule: Quebec's new smoking laws in full effect

A new provincial law which forbids smoking within a nine-metre radius of a door, window or external air intake of a public or private building has taken effect as part of The Tobacco Control Act, introduced on Nov. 26, 2015. Anyone caught repeatedly brea
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:15

[Russia] State Duma lawmaker proposes ban on vape smoking in parks

Chernyshov (LDPR) has drafted a bill that would prohibit vape smoking in pedestrian and promenade areas including parks and cycle zones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday. The bill also stipulates ban on selling electronic cigarettes to minors. Vapes became
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:59

[Canada] Quebec’s new tobacco laws come into full effect Saturday

Smoking outside, within a 9 metre-radius of a window or door that opens, is now prohibited in Quebec, under the Tobacco Control Act. Formerly known as the Tobacco Act, several amendments were made to the law with the first changes coming into effect one
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:52

[Canada] Quebec tobacco control law now in full effect

The final phase of a revamped law aiming to curb smoking in Quebec takes effect on Saturday. Smokers must now stand nine metres away from any opening door, window or air intake of any public or private establishment.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:38

[Australia] Smoking cigarettes and using BBQs on apartment balconies to be BANNED in sweeping new strata laws affecting two million tenants

The radical reforms - which include more than 90 changes to existing strata law - will affect the two million-plus people in NSW who own, rent or manage apartments. As part of the reforms, it will be much easier for tenants to make a complaint about th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:01

[UK] Plan to ban smoking from outside public buildings in Sheffield

Council chiefs are considering whether to ban lighting up outside hospitals and other NHS buildings...smokers’ lobby group Forest is opposed to the plans, accusing the council of ‘harassing’ smokers. But shoppers on the streets of Sheffield this week were
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:32

[Canada] No more smoking hookah in Windsor public spaces

Windsor expanded its public smoking ban to include hookah pipes and electronic cigarettes Monday night. Back in May, city council banned smoking in all public spaces, including, beaches and community gardens, with the exception of a designated area at t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:38

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Residents welcome gazetting public parks as smoke-free zones

Housewife Nor Azizah Ahmad Dahlan, 35, said the plan announced in July was to protect passive smokers especially children from the dangers of cigarette smoke which could cause chronic diseases. "We usually visit public parks for recreation and to breath
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:36
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[UK] Health boss says hospitals should ban all smoking on their grounds

All NHS hospitals should put a blanket ban on smoking on their grounds, the head of Public Health England (PHE) has said. A number of trusts have introduced such rules, but others have shied away, or failed to enforce the bans when patients, visitors or
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:49
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