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[Canada] Anti-smoking group concerned about Tobacco use once Marijuana is Legalized

Spokesperson for Smoke Free Alberta, Les Hagen tells the Alberta Morning News, he’s happy that when it does become legalized, marijuana will be sold separately from tobacco. Hagen adds there is a concern of second hand smoke as with any time an organic
AM640 Toronto (ca)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:17

[Florida] Am I grandfathered in from new rental restrictions?

when they smoke on their lanai, I can't use my lanai. I have had cancer twice and I do not want to be exposed to secondhand smoke...You may have the legal right to address the smoking issue if you can prove it is a “nuisance.”
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Dec 17, 2016 15:52

[Michigan] Bills let landlords ban medical pot smoking, growing

Michigan landlords have a contractual right to prohibit tenants from growing or smoking medical marijuana in their buildings, according to legislation heading to the desk of Gov. Rick Snyder. The proposal, which
Detroit (MI) News
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47

Foetal tobacco smoke exposure: Touch spray meconium analysis

When clinicians are concerned about the historical exposure of newborn infants to cigarette smoke, they can call on a test that looks for two common tobacco biomarkers, nicotine and its metabolite cotinine. In the case of newborns, a good test medium is
added Dec 15, 2016 21:29

[Arkansas] Harrisburg looks at smoking, tobacco ban in certain public areas

The plan is part of an initiative with St. Bernards to raise awareness involving the health risks of smoking or secondhand smoke. The ordinance will regulate tobacco use in venues including ball fields, pool areas or any public place where people are i
added Dec 15, 2016 04:57

[Massachusetts] Springfield health commissioner rejects 2017 permit for Smokey Joe's Cigar Lounge

"I find that based on the record, the cigar smoke odors migrating from Smokey Joe's Cigar Bar to the residential common areas and condominiums of the upper floors of the McIntosh Building may result in a nuisance or be harmful, injurious or dangerous to
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 15, 2016 04:42

[Australia] James Packer, Lendlease used lure of jobs, taxes to overrule planning laws

Crown is skilled at using lobbyists to secure favourable rules. By law, the casino's VIP gaming rooms were exempted from a smoking ban – one of the few public places in Australia – to compete with Singapore, Macau, the Philippines and Las Vegas.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:40

[Saudi Arabia] British father, 48, languished in 'hellish' Saudi jail for three months for jostling a police officer before being allowed home

His fellow prisoners chain-smoked so heavily that the air was full of smoke, with police beating those who complained.... He said it was 'like hell', adding: 'You can't imagine the smoke. You couldn't see people's faces. Every minute, people were fightin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:40

[New York] Editorial: Cars, kids and smoking don't mix

we're on board with the premise behind a Schenectady City Council member's proposal...Is it really that much of a burden for smokers not to smoke with children in the car? If basic concern for other human beings won't stop you, then the state should.
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Dec 13, 2016 19:12
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[Asia, India] DAMA: Thanks For the Music, NH7 Weekender, But I Didn’t Need the Smoking

There were also other means through which organisers of the “Happiest Music Festival” tacitly accepted public smoking – no “smoking prohibited” signs, absence of smoking areas and sale of cigarette boxes at the venue. As a result, public smoking was ramp
The Quint (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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