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[New Zealand] Still no smoke (or fire) - Court of Appeal upholds DHB smoking ban

Throughout the decision, the Court gave WDHB credit for a "careful and considered process" in implementing the policy. It recognised that the policy was the result of many years of planning (between 2000 and 2009), and that it was "trialled by the WDHB o
Lexology (uk)
added May 19, 2016 16:22

[Canada] Smoke free Lake Country

The public will be give their say at a June 3rd council meeting when the bylaw will receive third reading. It will then go to a provincial health official for review before it gets final approval on June 21st, according to an official. (ca)
added May 19, 2016 03:41

Children Exposed to Tobacco Smoke Have Higher Healthcare Utilization

Children who live with smokers end up in the doctor’s office or hospital more often than those not exposed to tobacco smoke, according to new research that was presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting. The new research finds that even p
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 16, 2016 19:46

[UK-Scotland] Bullied tour guide at 13th-century Scottish castle who was told to ‘keep it zipped’ and ‘wind her neck in’ after being forced to work in the cold and breathe second-hand smoke wins £40,000 payout

The 49-year-old worker from the Isle of Skye has emphysema and suffered discrimination at the castle in Kyle of Lochalsh...was subjected to second-hand smoke because her manager David Win and a colleague flouted smoking laws and lit up within the grounds.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2016 17:39

[Massachusetts] WILUSZ: Healthy Pittsfield | A breath of fresh air: Reducing exposure to secondhand smoke

Converting properties to go smoke-free is legal. In fact, landlords are potentially liable and have an obligation to ensure healthy and safe housing is available. In a 2008 survey of Massachusetts landlords, 42 percent of owners reported that a smoke-fre
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added May 16, 2016 14:48

[Florida] FRENTZ: Secondhand smoke harmful for children and adults

But for too many Floridians, especially our most vulnerable, smoking continues openly in the home and workplace. Non-smokers in those settings accept this as a fact of life. That’s why this year’s Secondhand Smoke Exposed Tobacco Free Florida Week, whic
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added May 16, 2016 14:46

[Indiana] Restaurants wondering what to do about e-cigarettes

For restaurant owners in Franklin, the decision of whether to allow vaping is up to them. The city does not have a ban on the devices indoors and in public places like Greenwood does. But some say whether to allow it can be a tough decision to make. In f
Franklin (IN) Daily Journal
added May 13, 2016 19:54

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Exposure to secondhand smoke drops in Việt Nam: new report

Việt Nam has seen a remarkable reduction in the exposure rate to secondhand smoke (SHS) over the past decade, an official has said. The news was revealed on Wednesay to participants at a conference on conducting tobacco harm-reduction activities in 2016.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 13, 2016 15:05

[Asia, India] J&K highest spending state on tobacco products: GATS

With nearly 70 percent of adults exposed to tobacco smoke in Jammu and Kashmir, the state is now emerging as the highest spending state on tobacco products. “The state’s monthly spending on smoking tobacco as far outstrips the national monthly expenditur
Kashmir Times (in)
added May 13, 2016 14:45


Eighth Annual Tobacco Free Florida Week Aims to Break the Myth that Secondhand Smoke is Harmless
PR Newswire
added May 12, 2016 14:49
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