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[Canada] Jack Knox: Hodgepodge of cannabis rules going up in smoke

The counter-argument is that while drinkers may go to a bar for a beer, there’s no equivalent for marijuana. B.C. doesn’t allow smoking lounges. Rules meant to protect bar staff and other workers from secondhand smoke prevent customers from lighting up.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 24, 2018 23:05
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Group makes push for cannabis cafes in Oregon

The New Revenue Coalition wants to change that so people can have public places to light up. The group says people aren't able to smoke in private because many rental units bar smoking indoors. Oregon Public Broadcasting says the group will have to pers
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2018 23:03
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[New Zealand] Govt plans to ban vaping in bars and workplaces

The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) will be amended next year, Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa announced today. She said the government supported New Zealander smokers' efforts to be healthier by switching to safer products, but also w
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:48
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[UK-Scotland] IRONSIDE: No ifs, no butts: the only answer to smoking is a total ban

Scotland has some of the most progressive tobacco controls in the world. We restrict advertising, conceal cigarette shelves and place a legal age on when a person can smoke. However, the real answer is to ban completely this toxic and outdated habit. B
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:43
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[Europe, UK] Can e-cigarettes help people quit smoking?

found that smokers exposed to vapour product used by others are 20% more likely to try to quit smoking. The UK has decided to embrace the potential provided by e-cigarettes. The government’s new Tobacco Control Plan for England includes a commitment to m
EurActiv
added Nov 23, 2018 03:15
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[Illinois] Heating up: Tobacco-free parks increasing in QCA

Davenport considers ban to join East Moline, Blue Grass, Long Grove / That includes vaping. "It's supposed to be a safe place to go outside, you can get fresh air and it's not so safe if you're getting smoke in your face," says Brady Stone. That's th
WHBF-TV Channel 4 (Rock Island, IL)
added Nov 22, 2018 13:05
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[Indiana] How Anthem Foundation Uses Data, Population Health Techniques to Target Major Issues

Social mapping allowed the foundation to target the southeast side of Indianapolis, and a grant led to a partnership with the American Lung Association that has aided at least 4,500 residents to complete a smoking cessation program while reducing secondh
Healthcare Analytics News (HCA)
added Nov 22, 2018 13:00
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[Oklahoma] Secondhand smoke presents serious health hazard

She is just one of the thousands of Oklahomans who have suffered from the effects of secondhand smoke, and programs funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) have worked to provide public awareness about the harmful effects of smok
NewsOK
added Nov 22, 2018 01:48
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Secondhand cannabis smoke may cause allergy, worsen asthma in children

Secondhand marijuana smoke appears to have provoked a cannabis allergy and worsened the asthma of a 6-year-old child, researchers told the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology’s annual conference in Seattle. The findings may be the first r
Reuters
added Nov 21, 2018 17:13
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[UK] Calls for council tenants to be banned from smoking at home as figures show they are THREE times more likely to do so than house owners

Researchers found 35 per cent of residents in social housing smoked, compared with 25 per cent in private rented accommodation and just 11 per cent of home owners. The report, published between Action Smoking Health and two All Party Parliamentary Gro
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2018 03:01
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