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[California] San Francisco allows pot-smoking lounges. Is Sacramento next?

Outside of homes, state law allows cannabis consumption in just two places – dispensaries and special events. Jirsa lives near a dispensary that has a lounge area and allows cannabis consumption on site. She says she goes to Sparc on Mission Street three
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 12, 2018 12:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] More areas could have designated smoking points

Khor told Parliament yesterday that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of designated smoking areas. Five such smoking points had been set up in Orchard Road in January last year in a trial project for sm
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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Singapore government will not make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings

"With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises," she told Channel NewsAsia. Chong Kee Hiong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Payoh GR
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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[UK-Scotland] Researchers say hospitals should sell electronic cigarettes to patients

Neil McCallum, MD of e-cigarette firm JAC Vapour and the only Scottish board member of the Independent British Vape Trade Association said: “This announcement from Public Health England is a major step forward in the fight against smoking. It is surprisi
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:56
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[UK] Let hospitals sell e-cigarettes and let the sick have 'vaping lounges' on wards say public health leaders

In a huge sea-change UK authorities are throwing their full weight behind the products which they say could save many more lives by helping smokers quit
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:51
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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[UK] NHS patients should be allowed to vape indoors and even in their beds, public health body advises

Hospitals have been told to start selling e-cigarettes and letting patients vape indoors - and even in bed - under controversial new health advice. Public Health England (PHE) said every smoker struggling to quit, including pregnant women, should be e
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:41
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[UK] Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

Though there has been a ban on smoking inside hospitals since 2007, most have struggled to enforce the ban on their grounds. Smoking shelters are where patients and visitors go to for a cheeky fag. But a shock new editorial by Public Health England (PH
Daily Star (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:40
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[UK] Should NHS hospitals offer e-cigarettes and vaping lounges?

Joyce Robins, of campaign group Patient Concern, told The Times that it was a bad idea to use up much-needed spaces in hospitals to create vaping areas. “Every hospital I have been in there is not an inch to spare, with people lying in corridors,” she sa
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:38
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