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[Asia, China] Beijing now the forbidden city for 4 million smokers ($$)

With at least four million smokers in their sights, however, it hardly appears a fair fight for the 1,000 municipal inspectors. Smoking on public transport and in all Beijing’s indoor public places and workplaces is now forbidden. All 14 of the crowded s
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:21
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[UK-Wales] Is 'vaping' a gateway into smoking? New research shows more primary school children are trying e-cigarettes than tobacco

New research found 6% of primary school children aged 10 and 11 had used e-cigarettes at least onceNew research found 6% of primary school children aged 10 and 11 had used e-cigarettes at least once Primary school children in Wales are more likely to hav
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:10
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[Connecticut] Parks, Schoolyards Could Become Smoke-Free

Board of Alders is considering whether to prohibit the use of any form of tobacco in parks, on public school grounds or on any other designated city-owned property. The way things stand now, you can light up on school grounds, said Downtown Alder Abby Ro
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Mar 3, 2015 13:17
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[California] New Leno Bill Protects Public Against Exposure to E-Cigarettes

Nation’s Leading Health Advocacy Groups Support SB 140, Which Prohibits Smoking of E-Cigarettes at Workplaces, Schools, Restaurants and Hospitals
CA Senator Mark Leno
added Jan 29, 2015 00:58
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scottish Borders pupils hit by school e-cigarette ban

Pupils have been disciplined and had e-cigarettes confiscated since a ban was introduced in Borders schools earlier this year, it has emerged. A total of seven students have had the devices taken off them.
BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2014 11:58
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[Pennsylvania] AUDIO: Pa. House's 'clean' cigarette-tax bill retains controversial charter element

stripped contentious provisions from the Philadelphia cigarette-tax authorization bill in a rules committee meeting Tuesday, paving the way for a full chamber vote.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:56
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[Pennsylvania] PARKER: Pa. lawmakers, start session by passing cigarette tax

The cigarette tax was never intended to be the ultimate solution to the School District's fiscal crisis. However, the current administration's decision to abandon the public school funding formula, among other poor choices, created a dependency on local
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 16, 2014 04:14
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[Massachusetts] GROSOWSKY: Use of e-cigarettes dangerous, but on rise

I want to remind parents in our area that the tobacco industry continues to produce new and varied nicotine delivery products, like e-cigarettes and vape pens that are sweet, cheap and easy for young people to get. These products are not regulated by the
Nashoba Publishing (Devens, MA)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:34
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[Pennsylvania] Philly cigarette tax hits headwinds in House

The up-front funding authorized by Corbett represents early disbursement of cash the schools would normally receive throughout the academic year. Corbett backs the cigarette tax plan, but some House Republicans complain they're being asked to help Phila
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Aug 7, 2014 11:35
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[UK] East Lancs school bans use of e-cigarettes

Tim Mitchell, head at the Rishton School, said the items were being bought and used as a fashion statement in all year groups. He also warned parents not to be ‘hoodwinked’ into viewing them as harmless. He said: “Ordinary smoking has always been a pro
Blackburn, Darwen And Hyndburn Citizen (uk)
added May 9, 2014 11:50
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