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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Ban e-cigarettes from indoor workplaces

Just as tobacco smokers have a right to smoke, but are prohibited from doing so inside indoor workplaces because of the harmful effects to others, e-cigarette users should face the same restriction for the same reason. In this case, given what we do and
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jul 24, 2014 10:50
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[New York] When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage

Teicher featured nine of the photographs from “Upstate Girls” in a post initially titled “Life Below the Poverty Line, Troy, N.Y.”...The comments were harsh. Many expressed outrage that Kayla would smoke while holding her baby. (This photograph, singled
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2014 15:40
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[Oregon] County considers e-cigarette rules

Lane County commissioners on Tuesday pondered possible county regulations for electronic cigarettes, and weighed whether to require tobacco retail outlets in unincorporated Lane County to buy county business licenses.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 23, 2014 14:12
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[California] Man accused of stabbing woman near Belmont Park over smoking

A 70-year-old man arrested on suspicion of stabbing a woman near Belmont Park because her smoking bothered him was charged Tuesday with assault with a deadly weapon and making a criminal threat.
KFMB-TV CBS 8 (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:07
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Third-Hand Smoke Is a Liver Disease Foe

those with liver disease are just as susceptible to the dangers of third-hand cigarette smoke. Due to their reduced capability of filtering toxins out of the body, third-hand smoke is a legitimate concern for those with chronic liver disease.
LiverSupport.com
added Jul 23, 2014 13:22
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[California] City moves ahead with smoking ban — partly: Foster City Council postpones decisions on restaurant and apartments

After months of debate over how to protect the public in Foster City from secondhand smoke, the City Council voted 3-2 Monday to set aside two controversial aspects to move forward with updating its smoking ordinance. The council agreed to ban smoking i
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 12:05
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[Washington] SHOEMAKER: Guest: Legalization did not give people the right to smoke marijuana in public

I do not want to walk by or sit next to someone recreationally smoking marijuana and have to inhale and smell it, writes guest columnist Kris Shoemaker.
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jul 22, 2014 09:55
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[Burma/Myanmar] THIT: Passive smoke: an enemy to nonsmokers

In Myanmar, laws exist to protect the population from the effects of secondhand smoke but fines are weak and the laws have not been enforced. However, there is evidence that awareness of the issue is growing and senior officials within the Ministry of H
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Jul 21, 2014 13:49
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[Georgia] Reynolds picks Atlanta for e-cig study

wants to better understand the composition of secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes compared to the leading brands of commercial tobacco-burning cigarettes. It also wants to quantify the emission factors of e-cigarettes. The study is not yet open for partici
Atlanta Business Chronicle
added Jul 19, 2014 04:33
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[Korea - South] Do you smoke? Do it politely!

Two major goals of the campaign, introduced in 2001, are "making streets free of cigarette butts" and encouraging the "widespread use of portable ashtrays." In this vein, JTI Korea has since hosted a variety of street and indoor campaigns, promoting th
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:07
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