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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta should breather easier

When is Augusta going to give the rest of us a break? Could it be today, when the Augusta Commission is set to consider the proposed ordinance clearing the air once and for all? The vast majority of us hope so. Bar owners opposing the ordinance that wo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 5, 2018 16:15
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[New Mexico] More than 230 "smoke-free" pledges collected locally by Boys & Girls Club

Members of the Sierra Blanca Boys & Girls Club collected more than 230 pledges from individuals to remain smoke-free in their homes and vehicles as part of the New Mexico Department of Health's Tobacco Use Prevention and Control campaign "Kids for Smoke-
Ruidoso (NM) News
added Jun 4, 2018 22:01
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Is Your HVAC System Spreading Thirdhand Smoke?

Thirdhand smoke could be lingering in your facility from years ago, and you may be unknowingly spreading it.
Buildings
added Jun 2, 2018 00:06
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[Georgia (Country)] Tbilisi Comes Up For Air

Smoking is culturally embedded in Georgia, so the city chokes under a haze of tobacco smoke. “Georgians have a very welcome attitude towards smoking,” said Beka Gabadadze, a social worker, who took part in a campaign pressuring the government to impose a
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:26
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World No Tobacco Day: Despite bans, smoking still a burden for Turkey

Turkey is among the leading countries in the world that have an effective ban on smoking, but health care expenditure for diseases linked to smoking still trouble the country For a country with an entrenched habit of smoking across all generations, Turke
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:41
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[UK] Royal United Hospital in Bath to ban smoking - but vaping will still be allowed

It is currently advertised as a smoke-free site but there are designated shelters for lighting up that will be removed to end the ‘conflicting messages'. Vaping will be allowed but anyone wanting to smoke will have to leave the site - a move expected t
Somerset Live (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:12
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[Michigan] MDHHS issues Request for Proposal to provide tobacco reduction and prevention services

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Population Health Administration has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to provide tobacco reduction and prevention services. Eligible applicants include government and educational organizatio
WLUC - Fox TV6 (Negaunee, MI)
added May 31, 2018 21:48
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[India] Interactive billboard detects smokers, warns of the harms that cigarettes and bidis bring in Gurgaon

the billboard will detect a smoker lighting a cigarette or bidi in front of the it and respond by launching a short video. The video shows the real-time effects of tobacco smoke on the heart and lungs of the smoker and people nearby, who are exposed to s
APNnews (in)
added May 30, 2018 16:27
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco use causes one death every 6 seconds

One million of the tobacco related deaths occur in India. ... Over one in two people in India are exposed to secondhand smoke at home and 29% at Public Places
Free Press Journal (in)
added May 30, 2018 14:35
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[Asia, Israel] NO SMOKING DAY: SAVE YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR PETS

If you smoke and don’t care about your own health, at least think about the well-being of your family and even your pet dog or cat, says the Israel Cancer Association (ICA) for World No Smoking Day, marked worldwide on May 31. Every day, 22 Israelis and
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2018 14:29
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