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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar to establish smoke-free zones in six regions

the government is exerting efforts to set up smoke-free zones in public areas in six states and regions - Yangon, Mandalay, Sagaing and Magway regions and Kayin and Shan states. For the purpose of protecting the young people from being affected by smoking
Xinhua Newswire
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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[New Jersey] Danielsen & McKeon Bill to Ban Smokeless Tobacco from Public Schools Gains Assembly Panel Approval

“This bill would make it clear to students that using any form of tobacco comes with serious health consequences.” The bill (A-493) would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco in any area of any building of, or on the grounds of, any public school, accor
TAP Into
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[Missouri] It Was Hard This Year to Keep Politics Out of High School Yearbooks

students were more united when it came to...amendment that would have raised cigarette taxes and used the revenue for early childhood education,...and smoking cessation efforts...Among actual voters, the measure failed in every single county in Missouri.
New York Times
added May 22, 2017 12:04
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[Asia-pacific] Duterte Orders Strict Smoking Ban in Philippines, and Asks Citizens to Help

The executive order, signed this week and made public on Thursday, forbids the use of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes, in all public spaces, even sidewalks. It also prohibits anyone under 18 from “using, selling or buying cigarettes or tobacco p
New York Times
added May 19, 2017 05:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte signs order banning smoking in public

Selling, distribution and purchasing of tobacco products from minors are also prohibited, according to EO 26. Individuals caught selling or distributing cigarettes to minors cannot use not knowing the real age of the minor as a defense, according to the
Philippine News
added May 19, 2017 04:35
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[UK-Wales] Wales bans smoking on school and hospital grounds

Patients and their visitors will now have to leave hospital grounds if they want to smoke after Assembly Members brought in tough new anti-cigarette laws. Under the rules which were ushered in last night smoking will also be banned from school land and
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added May 18, 2017 08:47
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[Asia, India] Dentist tells madrassa students to stop chewing tobacco

A group of young students, accompanied by their teachers, were all ears as Dhoble emphasized the importance of oral health, and listed steps to prevent tooth decay and other ailments caused by consuming tobacco. "Since healthy teeth help you chew food pro
Times of India
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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[Asia, India] 22 tobacco sellers challaned in Patiala, ₹4,050 collected as fine

Civil surgeon Balwinder Singh said a team of the health department conducted raids at various places in the city...He said that most shopkeepers were selling loose cigarettes and other tobacco products, which is banned as per law. He said that strict acti
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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[UK-Wales] AMs have passed a new law which means it will be illegal to smoke in school and hospital grounds

Assembly Members have voted to pass the a landmark new law aimed at improving and protecting the nation's health. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was passed in the Senedd on Tuesday and will bring in wide-ranging changes, including making it illegal to s
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 17, 2017 16:04
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