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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA extends smoking ban to affect universities, trishaws and private-hire cars

From Oct 1 onwards, smoking will no longer be allowed at the compounds of autonomous universities and private education institutes. The same goes for private-hire cars (but only when its being used to chauffeur people around), trishaws and excursion buses
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:59
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[Georgia] Oconee Parks and Rec bans e-cigarettes, vaping

Following the school district’s lead, Oconee Parks and Recreation Department will be banning the use of e-cigarettes and vapes on its properties and within its facilities. The decision, said Parks and Recreation Director Lisa Davol, was made in part due
Oconee (GA) Enterprise
added Sep 20, 2017 23:01
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[New York] LETTER: Continue push against e-cigarettes

Eliminating the use of e-cigarettes from school grounds is a great first step to reduce exposure to these products. It’s time to do more. Legislation will soon be sent to Gov. Cuomo to eliminate e-cigarette use in all areas where smoking is currently pr
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin
added Sep 18, 2017 13:35
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[Asia-pacific, Brunei] Teacher, counsellor support vital to quit smoking

statistics from January to August this year showed that two 12-year-olds, three 13-year-olds and 16 14-year-olds were caught under the offence.... Also during the same period, a high of 24 15-year-olds and twelve 16-year-olds were recorded under the offen
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:23
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[Asia, Israel] ELEMENTARY SCHOOLERS WIN LAWSUIT OVER SMOKING SECURITY GUARD

Children at an elementary school in Tel Aviv received a civics lesson outside the classroom when they filed a class-action lawsuit against Avidar Security Services, whose guard at the school was constantly smoking. And they won the case.
Jerusalem Post
added Sep 8, 2017 15:15
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[Connecticut] Hamden to consider expanding smoking ban

The town of Hamden has been contemplating expanding its smoking ban from fall 2016...the ban will now go beyond places like schools and public parks, and will include town properties designated by the mayor or a designee. The
Quinnipiac (University) Chronicle
added Sep 6, 2017 15:38
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[Canada] Grasslands requested to deal with smoke pits

More meetings will be required before a decision is made by Grasslands trustees on what to do with smoking pits at Brooks Composite High and Sunrise schools.
Brooks (AB) Bulletin (ca)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:50
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Vaping is a Danger to Youth as School Begins

Thanks to the tobacco industry targeting our youth, Massachusetts has experienced an increase in vaping (use of e-cigarettes or vape pens) by young people. In my job, I speak with people throughout our region about the dangers of tobacco and about how th
Rehoboth (MA) Reporter
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In Jambi, people smoking in public places may face hefty fines

The Jambi administration is working on programs to publicize a newly passed bylaw that prohibits smoking in public places. Taking effect on Sept.1, the bylaw imposes a Rp 100,000 (US$7.50) fine on anyone found guilty of smoking in public places. Jambi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:21
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Tobacco retail environment near housing programmes for patients with mental health conditions in New York City

People with MH conditions residing in supportive housing in NYC encounter a heavy tobacco retail environment in close proximity to their home, and in some boroughs, one worse than non-MH residences. Implementing a ban on tobacco retail near public schools
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2017 01:33
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