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[New Zealand] Children's Commissioner slams Government's refusal to ban second hand smoke in cars

The Government has refused a petition put forward by the Health Select Committee to ban smoking in cars around children.... The refusal comes despite 97 per cent public support of a ban. Smoking in cars around children is banned in the UK, South Africa,
TVNZ (nz)
added May 3, 2017 00:07
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[Canada] Ottawa Public Health looking at marijuana rollout

You likely won’t be able to smoke legal marijuana anywhere you can’t smoke cigarettes today when pot becomes legal next year. But that’s just one of the challenges Ottawa Public Health is working out.
Metro (ca)
added May 2, 2017 16:46
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[Canada] Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario (2016) Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee (PDF) (473pp)

To answer the overall question, “Which interventions or set of interventions will have the greatest impact on reducing tobacco use in Ontario?, SFO-SAC 2016 reviewed, assessed and categorized a total of 56 interventions over the four pillar topics of i
Public Health Ontario (ca)
added May 2, 2017 16:41
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[Asia-pacific] Chasing a smoke-free dream for Japan

The importance of smoke-free policy should not be limited to sport venues, but should be applicable elsewhere. The Olympic Games offer Japan an opportunity to advance its smoke-free policy.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 2, 2017 15:37
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[Canada] Ottawa Public Health ponders where marijuana can be used

The December 2017 federal task force report on cannabis legalization and regulation argued that no matter what the source, second-hand smoke is a health hazard and an imposition. The report also expressed concern that smoking or vaping cannabis in public
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added May 1, 2017 12:46
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[California] HURD: Why Oakland needs a multi-unit smoke free housing policy

Smoking and tobacco products kill more African-Americans than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drug use, homicide, suicide and other non-tobacco related cancers.
San Francisco Bay View
added Apr 30, 2017 15:06
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[California] FERRANNINI: Leave your vaping outdoors

even though your 21st century nicotine juice vapor may be more high-tech and less harmful than secondhand tobacco smoke, it is still just as rude. And if traditional cigarette smokers have gotten the message and by-and-large try to be considerate to thos
The State Hornet (California State U. Sacramento)
added Apr 29, 2017 20:27
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[UK] What can you do if your neighbours are smoking cannabis?

Can people smoke cannabis on their own property legally? Absolutely not. Any suggestion that you can is an urban myth. "The possession of cannabis is an offence and will be dealt with by police," said a police spokesman.
Get Surrey (uk)
added Apr 29, 2017 02:55
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke Campaign kicks off

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is raising awareness about second-hand smoke in cars. Second-hand smoke kills more than 50,000 non-smokers every year. This campaign was started by one Iowa Park teacher who showed how children hav
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:17
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[New York] VIDEO: City Council Considers Major New Crackdowns On Smoking In NYC

Health Commissioner Mary Bassett had no objection to that, but she did take issue with another bill that would outlaw smoking in public housing apartments, or any others that receive city funding. “We don’t believe that it’s fair for New York City to ban
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 28, 2017 03:00
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