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[Massachusetts] Smoking On Beaches Stirs Public Debate In Bourne

a debate is brewing over smokers’ rights: whether the Town of Bourne should institute a ban on smoking at public beaches. Anti-smoking advocates point to smells and health risks of second-hand smoke, while defenders argue that anyone offended by the smel
Bourne (MA) Enterprise
added Jun 24, 2016 16:38

[New Jersey] Butt out: Court rules dad can't lose custody because kid says he smokes

An appellate court has affirmed a lower court's decision to deny a Burlington County woman's attempt to limit her ex's custody of their young daughter due to him allegedly smoking in front of the child.
added Jun 24, 2016 16:13

Legal marijuana is giving Colorado a stinky conundrum as smoking in public has led to calls for pot clubs

The result is something marijuana advocates and opponents feared — people toking up on sidewalks, in city parks and in alleys behind bars and restaurants — despite laws against doing so. And they're getting dinged with public marijuana consumption ticket
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2016 16:11

[California, Florida] Nobody Knows Whether Your Landlord Can Stop You From Smoking Pot

"Even in legalization states, you can't smoke in public, they don't allow the marijuana equivalent of a bar, and now [your] landlord says you can't smoke at home either," Lindsey said. "You can end up in a situation where it's legal, but you can't smoke (Daily Business Review)
added Jun 24, 2016 16:08

Southeastern states not protected by comprehensive smoke-free laws

Ten years after the Surgeon General's report on the dangers of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke, no states in the Southeast have a statewide comprehensive smoke-free law, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pub
PR Newswire
added Jun 23, 2016 20:13
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[UK] Ban e-cigarettes in bars and restaurants, leading doctors say

But public health officials immediately rejected the idea – saying it could be damaging as it might deter smokers from switching to e-cigarettes. Speaking at the British Medical Association’s annual meeting in Belfast, Dr Iain Kennedy, a consultant in p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 19:51

Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says

Smokers in southern states can still find plenty of places to spread secondhand smoke to others, a new report finds. In fact, no states in the U.S. Southeast have comprehensive smoke-free laws to protect nonsmokers from tobacco fumes, a federal governme
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 23, 2016 18:04

State and Local Comprehensive Smoke-Free Laws for Worksites, Restaurants, and Bars — United States, 2015

What is added by this report? The number of states that enacted statewide comprehensive smoke-free policies (i.e., no smoking allowed in worksites, restaurants, and bars) increased from zero in 2000 to 27 in 2015. Overall, nearly 50% of the U.S. populati
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:02

CDC Report: Smoke-Free Laws Protect Nearly 60 Percent of U.S. Population; Every State and Community Should Be Smoke-Free

while states and localities have made tremendous progress in protecting people from secondhand smoke, we haven't done nearly enough – especially in the Southeast – to protect all Americans from this serious and entirely preventable health threat. About 40
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:59

[UK] VIDEO: BMA calls for ban on e-cigarette use in public places

has urged the government to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in public places to protect non-smokers from "passive vaping". However, government public health advisers believe otherwise. Close to 500 BMA members passed a motion to restrict public
IBTimes (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 13:03
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