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Tobacco ad rules repealed

San Diego repealed many of its tobacco advertising restrictions on Tuesday because they appear to violate First Amendment “free speech” protections and some other federal regulations. The repeal, which the City Council approved unanimously, doesn’t affec
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 22, 2015 15:19
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[Oregon] Multnomah County's tobacco report tallies retailers, availability to children ciggies.jpg

officials and health advocates have placed tobacco retailers under scrutiny that could lead to licensing requirements for sales. One in three retailers out of 411 sell their products within 1,000 feet of schools in Multnomah County, according to a report
The Oregonian
added Jul 17, 2015 12:47
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[California] Tobacco bills reintroduced for special session

Democratic lawmakers in California reintroduced a package of tobacco regulation bills on Thursday after the same proposals stalled in the Legislature earlier this month. They want the six bills to be considered as part of the Legislature’s special sessio
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2015 11:59
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[UK-Wales] Wales' health minister wants to ban smoking and e-cigarettes in hospital grounds and school grounds

Mark Drakeford told an Assembly committee on Wednesday that the bans would come as regulations off the back of the Public Health Bill, which also intends to ban e-cigarettes from enclosed public and work spaces. The proposed extended smoking ban has bee
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:39
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi shuts 20 shops for tobacco rule violations

Municipality has shut 20 shops near mosques, educational institutions and residential areas for breaching rules and regulations and selling tobacco products...they should not be located within the premises of an educational, medical, sports, religious ins
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:01
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[UK] Schools urged to ban vaping as pupils take up fruit flavoured e-cigarettes as alternative to smoking

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says vaping must be banned in schools / Schools forced to appeal to parents to stop children using devices / Law banning under-18s buying e-cigarettes comes into force in October
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 24, 2015 16:35
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: Students exposed to tobacco ads

The survey, which was carried out in 360 schools in five major cities including Jakarta, Bandung in West Java and Makassar in South Sulawesi, found that tobacco advertisements were found in shops around 85 percent of all the schools observed. Other means
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 16, 2015 19:21
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Local authority budget cuts will pressurise primary care

this could prevent the implementation of the Five Year Forward View's recommendations to shift the NHS' focus to preventative healthcare. Ms Cheeseman said: 'What we are seeing is short-term thinking. We know that smoking cessation services are one of th
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 10:47
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[UK] Dangers of smoking highlighted at Hampshire school

More than 80 Year Six students at Blackfield Primary School in Hampton Lane were given a hands-on lesson in why smoking could seriously harm their health. It comes after the Daily Echo reported how there is a 14 per cent smoking rate among 15-year-olds
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 15, 2015 22:40
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[New Jersey] NJ delays vote on ban of smokeless tobacco at schools

Smokeless tobacco would be banned from public schools in New Jersey under a bill set to get a vote in the Assembly. A vote in the General Assembly was delayed after the measure was amended on the floor on Thursday.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2015 17:16
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