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[West Virginia] Berkeley County officials approve joint health board

The Jefferson County Health Board would also need to re-write its clean air policy, Kearns said. “There is no way that two counties can have a no-smoking ordinance that protects the public workplace from second-hand smoke, when the other county board do
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[West Virginia] Berkeley County ratifies move to create regional health department

the move by the boards of health for both Morgan and Berkeley counties to consolidate health-department operations..."there's no way that the two counties can have a smoking ordinance that protects the public workplace from secondhand smoke when the other
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] ULAMA: Smoking – A social poison

laying down a principle, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) had stated that “Your body has a right on you.” It is alarming to note that by abusing their bodies, through wilful smoking, over 3 million people worldwide die from smoking-related causes
Zimbabwe Daily
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[New Hampshire] DUNCANSON: Viewpoint: Holy smokes!

But do not worry, smokers of America, because cigarettes haven’t disappeared completely. Electronic cigarettes are now becoming the rage but I doubt that I’ll be tempted to try them. I figure that if I managed to abstain throughout the entire Lucky Strik
Monadnock (NH) Ledger
added Aug 13, 2017 01:41
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Government Turns Up Nose at Indoor Smoking

Under the new policy, apartment security will now be given the authority to check apartment suites suspected of generating secondhand smoke when complaints of secondhand smoke are registered by residents. Under the new policy, apartment security will no
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:17
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[North Carolina] Report shows some progress, some setbacks in county health

Allyson Smith, the health department’s tobacco prevention and control coordinator, reported on the county’s efforts to reduce secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing by 10 percent annually and reduce smoking in community parks by the same amount.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 10, 2017 16:08
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Children from disadvantaged families are BORN with a higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study reveals

They claim that by taking stronger measures to prevent low body weight, exposure to second-hand smoke, and infections in infancy - as well as improving pre-natal care - could drastically improve heart health in disadvantaged groups.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:07
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[UK] Smoke-free homes are where the heart is

Rochdale Borough Council is encouraging parents to protect their children from the harm of second-hand smoke by making their homes smoke-free. Evidence shows that being in a smoky atmosphere immediately puts your body under pressure causing sore eyes, co
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:40
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[Tennessee] PARIS TN: Health Department lauded for anti-smoking drives

The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
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[Connecticut] Hamden mayor seeks to expand smoking ban on town property

Council members heard strong voices both for and against expansion of the smoking ban on town properties, at a town council meeting this week. The ban currently prohibits tobacco use in town parks, public schools and recreational facilities. The proposed
New Haven (CT) Register
added Aug 9, 2017 15:17
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