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[Australia] Call for three new smoke-free zones in Queensland: markets, universities, squares

THREE health charities are calling for Queensland’s already-tough smoking laws to be beefed up, as a new survey reveals widespread public support for bans at universities, markets and town squares. The survey of 2600 Queensland adults, released today, w
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:06
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Durbin Introduces Legislation To Make The VA Smoke-Free

announced legislation to prohibit smoking at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The legislation would repeal an antiquated 1992 law that requires the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to furnish and maintain designated indoor or outdoor smoking a
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:53
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[Canada] Let’s have licensed pot lounges, Victoria councillors urge B.C.

Councillors also recommend that provincial regulations ensure that clean-air bylaws protecting others, including employees, from second-hand smoke also apply to cannabis smoke. Coun. Geoff Young said it’s important to avoid the “ridiculous situation” tha
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 12, 2017 20:43
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[South Africa] Department of Health reveal plans to ban smoking in all public places

Designated smoking areas would be consigned to the history books, should this bill become ratified in Parliament. It’s all part of the government’s wider war on cigarettes, which also features plans to ban the display of smokes at retailers, and to remov
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Nov 14, 2017 04:20
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[Ohio] Council split on tobacco ban

TIPP CITY — With a tied vote due to an absent city council member, Tipp City council failed to pass legislation designating tobacco-free zones...The changes would have prohibited smoking, chewing or vaping tobacco in city-governed areas that are used for
Troy (OH) Daily News
added Nov 9, 2017 04:10
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[California] City of Santa Barbara Begins Outdoor Smoking Warnings

Smoking is now prohibited at beaches, parks, sports fields, open spaces, trails, sidewalks and paseos in commercial and private residential areas. Smoking is also banned in city parking structures and lots and Stearns Wharf. In addition, no smoking
Nooz Hawk
added Nov 3, 2017 00:02
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[Indiana] Time for total smoking ban at ISU, student advocate says

The student-led group Tobacco Free Blue is advocating for a tobacco-free campus. Currently, smoking is allowed in designated areas. “Unfortunately, that policy is not consistently enforced, and we see tobacco use occur across campus,” Lugar said. “There
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Oct 29, 2017 16:45
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[California] More Stringent Outdoor Restaurant Smoking Ordinance Coming to Elk Grove

City Council decided at their Wednesday, October 25 meeting to pursue an enhanced ordinance that will restrict outdoor smoking at eating establishments in the city. With the consensus of the four present members, the city council asked city Attorney Jon
Elk Grove (CA) News.net
added Oct 26, 2017 17:51
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[Michigan] MGM Grand Detroit Expands Nonsmoking Gaming Offerings with Opening of Crystal Clear

by opening a new smoke-free gaming area, Crystal Clear, that will include slots and the first nonsmoking table gaming in the city; a breath of fresh air for casino goers who want to get in on the action.
Michigan Chroncile
added Oct 24, 2017 04:43
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smoking ban on popular Thai beaches

“These beaches are among the most beautiful in Southeast Asia, and the aim is to keep them that way.“People who do smoke need not worry, as they will still be accommodated. The new smoking ban on Thai beaches is aimed at maintaining a clean and safe envir
The Nation (th)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:49
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