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[New Zealand] Ban smoking before 2015, urges forum

Bus stops, train stations and ferry terminals should be declared "smoke-free" from September, the Auckland Council parks forum has recommended. This is in response to council officers proposing 2015 as the start date for smoke-free areas at council tran
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 21, 2013 07:18
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Evaluating the effectiveness of the US Navy and Marine Corps Tobacco Policy: an assessment of secondhand smoke exposure in US Navy submariners -- Yarnall et al. -- Tobacco Control

This study provides evidence that non-tobacco using submariners were exposed to SHS. Exposure was seen in all submarine classes and was not limited to personnel working in proximity to the smoking area. The existing policy was inadequate to protect non-sm
Tobacco Control
added Aug 8, 2012 11:58
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[Canada] Get ready to butt-out: BC Ferries goes smoke-free Monday

“[We announced it earlier] so that we could get our customers, as well as our employees, used to the new policy,” explains Deborah Marshall with BC Ferries. “We wanted to provide plenty of advanced notice for customers.”
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:20
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[Canada] No crackdown, just education as BC Ferries enacts smoking ban

On Monday BC Ferries will officially become a smoke-free environment, banning all smoking substances including tobacco and e-cigarettes to all terminals, vessels, and the interior of any vehicles parked on their property.
Ladysmith (BC) Chronicle (ca)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:14
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[New York] Small Relics of a Colossal Disaster

The causes of the fire aboard the General Slocum...remain murky, but contemporary accounts seem to agree that it began with a lit cigarette or a match igniting straw in a storage room... The New-York Historical Society currently houses more than 20 artif
New York Times
added Jun 11, 2016 15:33
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[UK] Royal Navy to let sailors smoke e-cigarettes on nuclear submarines as 'they aren't fire risk'

The move follows a fugitive whistleblower claiming unauthorised vaping was a safety risk. Royal Navy medical officers now think there is no risk – and e-cigs would help ratings to give up real cigarettes, reports the Sunday People.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:17
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Can I vape on vacation? The answer is cloudy

Yet, while the popular, smoke-free, nicotine delivery tools are marketed as being less toxic than traditional cigarettes, the options for where travelers may use the devices can be hazy.
CNBC
added Oct 13, 2014 14:14
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[Louisiana] College campuses, cruise lines go smoke-free: Should others follow?

The number of places where one can smoke a cigarette without fear of being fined is rapidly diminishing, as a series of recent stories in NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune makes clear. Should New Orleans continue to restrict smoking in the city? If so, whe
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jul 18, 2014 17:29
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[New Zealand] Ban Smoking In Public Places, UC Researcher Says

A University of Canterbury (UC) health sciences researcher has called for public places such as bus stops, train stations, ferry terminals, streets, urban centres and beaches to be declared smoke-free. UC lecturer Dr Mark Wallace-Bell says bans should b
Scoop (nz)
added May 23, 2013 03:50
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[Malaysia] Duo's move to set fire to contraband fags backfires

Kota Kinabalu: Attempts to evade arrest by setting fire to contraband cigarettes stashed in their boat backfired for two men when the boat caught fire and the authorities had to rescue them instead from the waters of Kg. Bawang Jamal in Kudat on Jan 11.
Daily Express (my)
added Jan 18, 2013 14:17
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