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APPIAH: Ghana: Where it is ok to smoke freely in public, make others sick

This is a trend conspicuous in many bars in the city, not only in Accra but many parts of the country... But Mr Logo points to a lack of funding for tobacco control in Ghana as the reason for the inability to effectively implement the law. “In a year, f
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[UK] New plea to protect West Norfolk youth footballers from smoke risks

Members of the Necton and Shouldham junior football clubs promote the campaign for smokefree sidelines
Lynn News (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:17
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Smoking raises Asians’ chances of getting diabetes

Asian American active smokers increase their susceptibility to diabetes by 30-40% compared with nonsmokers, according to major medical societies, the U.S. Surgeon General, and recent studies....One way to reduce diabetes risk is to quit smoking. The Asian
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:16
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[China] Do Smoking and Exercise Affect Your Risk of the Common Cold?

Passive smokers, those who don’t smoke themselves but are exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke, had experienced the common cold at least 1.59% more than non-smokers. ... no statistical significance relation observed regarding those currently smoking
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:06
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Louisiana bars, casinos, sports arenas could be smoke free if this bill passes

If Opelousas Democratic Rep. Dustin Miller succeeds in clearing committees and both chambers, Louisiana would soon be the first Southern state to have a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law. He sidestepped a vote last week on his House Bill 881 and pr
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 17, 2018 18:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] City office forces smokers to wait 45 minutes to enter elevators

IKOMA, Nara Prefecture--The city government here is forcing smokers to undergo a “decontamination” period before they can enter elevators, a health rule praised by some but described as draconian by others. Workers and visitors to the city government of
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 17, 2018 18:56
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[Netherlands] The Hague bans cannabis smoking in city centre in Dutch first

The Hague has become the first Dutch city to ban the smoking of cannabis around its city centre, central railway station and major shopping areas, in the latest example of a wider trend towards reining in country’s traditional gedoogbeleid (tolerance pol
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:34
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[New Hampshire] Marlborough tenant wants to clear the air; not easy to curb smoking in rental homes

The Sentinel published a letter to the editor from Hansen April 7, in which she laid out her concerns. She alleges her downstairs neighbors, who moved into their apartment in October, smoke indoors, and some of that smoke enters Hansen’s unit. Specifica
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Apr 16, 2018 19:26
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[Pennsylvania] Inmate’s Attempt To Ban Smoking From Prison Facility Fails ($$)

denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by an inmate at a Pennsylvania state prison who is seeking to have all smoking and tobacco products banned from the correctional facility he is housed in because he has not shown how he has been harmed by
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 14, 2018 21:16
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[Indiana] Newburgh officials consider smoking ban in parks

the parks department is asking to ban smoking including e-cigarettes. Powell says park officials are concerned about second-hand smoke around kids. The town council tabled and ordinance Wednesday to let the parks department review it. The park board meet
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:20
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