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[Africa, Kenya] Children highly exposed to tobacco, survey shows

According to Consumers Information Network survey report released yesterday, the sale of tobacco products around schools has seen a large percentage of children take up smoking and use of other forms of tobacco.
added Jan 26, 2017 14:45

[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52

[Pennsylvania] New tobacco regs in Philadelphia to take effect

New rules that seek to reduce smoking in Philadelphia by establishing tobacco-free school zones and increasing penalties for those retailers who sell to under aged children take effect Jan. 1. The Philadelphia Health Department adopted the regulations i
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Dec 30, 2016 16:40

[UK] My dear Prince George, some hints and tips for starting school: Former Wetherby pupil TOM UTLEY, 63, writes an open letter to His Royal Highness, aged 3½, about what to expect

see me at the age of six...flushed with health and quiet confidence... the other, you will see a baggy-eyed, broken and bitter man...ravaged by a lifetime of chain-smoking...tip number one, Your Royal Highness:...stay off the fags
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 30, 2016 16:32

[Japan] Gov't eyes legislation to prevent secondhand smoke, penalize smokers

The health ministry is seeking to submit to a regular Diet session starting in January a bill aimed at preventing secondhand smoke by penalizing those who smoke at banned spots and others who fail to take proper measures to enforce a smoking ban, ministr
Japan Today
added Dec 24, 2016 23:52

[UK-Wales] Do stronger school smoking policies make a difference? Analysis of the health behaviour in school-aged children survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

School smoking policies may exert less influence on young people’s smoking behaviours than they did during times of higher adolescent smoking prevalence. Longitudinal studies are needed to examine the potential influence of school smoking policies on cann
European Journal of Public Health
added Dec 21, 2016 19:05

[Illinois] Chicago Softens Tobacco Flavor Ban

Rahm Emanuel reportedly supported a proposal to allow the sale of products such as menthol cigarettes and candy-flavored cigars within 500 feet of grade schools, according to the Chicago Tribune. Alderman subsequently approved the amended rule.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:09
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[Illinois] Council ends ‘tough year’ with concessions, controversy—and Cubs

By a vote of 31 to 14, the Council lifted Chicago’s 3-year-old ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes within 500 feet of elementary schools...argued that the protective bubble imposed in 2013 — five times the previous radius — became a moot point after th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 16, 2016 21:23

[Pennsylvania] Philly Adds New Tobacco Permitting Regulations

In a move that may provide anti-smoking groups with an additional regulatory tactic, the Philadelphia Board of Health recently adopted new rules on permitting for tobacco retailers, tying the number of permits to population density and proximity to schoo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41

[California] Palo Alto bans smoking in apartments, condos

City Council on Monday approved an ordinance that establishes a permit process for tobacco retailers and also bans smoking in multi-dwelling units. As part of a program to be administered and enforced by Santa Clara County, the city adopted upcoming rule
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 8, 2016 15:44
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