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[Texas] KHS students work to clear Kilgore's air

The senior and sophomore, respectfully, are the first two from KHS to participate in the state-wide Say What! movement... According to the Say What! website, the program was developed by Texas youth and stands for Students, Adults and Youth Working Hard A
Kilgore (TX) News Herald
added Sep 20, 2014 22:45

[Nevada] LETTER: The reality of smoking at casinos

Over the past several months, I have been observing smokers in our local casinos playing the slot machines. There is approximately one smoker for 15 nonsmoking gamblers. The one smoker stinks up the entire area, and the smoke eventually spreads through
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 18, 2014 18:30

[UK] Lincoln council staff face ban on smoking breaks

Staff at City of Lincoln Council offices face a ban on smoking breaks during working hours, as well as extension of non-smoking areas to include council premises and surrounding areas.
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:29

Air quality in New York City hookah bars

despite the ban on smoking tobacco products, at the very least, some NYC hookah bars are serving tobacco-based hookahs, and have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that may present a health threat to visitors and employees. Therefore, there
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:16

[UK] E-cigarettes set to be banned from taxis

If the idea is approved a driver shall ‘not smoke in the vehicle or permit any passenger to smoke in the vehicle, which for the avoidable of doubt shall include smoking or using electronic cigarette or any other vapour-producing smoking device’.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 08:14
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[UK] VIDEO: Should 'vaping bars' be banned?

As new research shows most young people do not plan to smoke e-cigarettes, experts remain divided over the safety of "vaping". The market for e-cigarettes is estimated to be worth more than £90m a year.
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2014 07:01

[California] Housing group aims to clear the air among neighbors

Apartments in Calaveras County should close the door to smoking inside, says the Calaveras Multiunit Housing Workgroup, which strives to protect residents from secondhand smoke. On Sept. 10, the group presented “Share Walls, Not Smoke,” a 12-minute aware
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Sep 16, 2014 13:47

[Massachusetts] Worcester seeks to toughen tobacco ordinance

administration is recommending a series of amendments to the city's tobacco control ordinance...will directly support and advance the Community Health Improvement Plan, which has a goal of making Worcester the healthiest city in New England.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 15, 2014 17:12

[New Jersey] Letter: Override Christie's veto of smoking ban on beaches, parks

Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44
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Data for a New York ‘Smellmap,’ Collected Sniff by Sniff / A Walking Tour Led by the Nose

A Walking Tour Led by the Nose / In Brooklyn on Wednesday, there were also base notes of car exhaust, subway grit and festering sewer, punctuated by the occasional whiff of cigarette smoke — an “episodic” odor, in the academic terminology of stink.
New York Times
added Sep 12, 2014 02:30
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