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[Missouri] Prison smoking ban starts next year

After a victory in a court case brought about by an inmate in the Missouri Department of Corrections who suffered health effects from secondhand smoke, the department will ban smoking in designated smoking areas around prisons next year.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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[Canada] Companies fret about hazy rules around pot use

Once recreational pot use becomes legal, taking a "smoke break" at work could suddenly become much more complicated.
Canadian Press
added Dec 14, 2017 17:28
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[Mexico] Cigarette smoking up between 2011, 2016

Smoking rates in Mexico increased over the past five years despite campaigns, initiatives and laws to discourage tobacco use, a national survey reveals. The 2016-2017 National Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption Survey (Endocat) showed that smoking pr
Mexico News Daily (mx)
added Dec 12, 2017 03:21
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTRY TO ACT TO BAR SMOKING ROOMS AND HIRE INSPECTORS

will act to prohibit all smoking rooms in public buildings – except in closed psychiatric wards in general hospitals and psychiatric hospitals...will support legislation to enable lawsuits totaling NIS 40 billion against tobacco companies operating in Isr
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 17:42
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[Arkansas] Pulaski County smoke breaks to be restricted to cars

A Pulaski County executive order that will restrict employees who smoke to do so inside their cars will protect public health, the county judge says.... Come March 1, all 14 Pulaski County buildings and their outdoor areas will be entirely smoke free, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2017 17:39
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It May Be Dangerous To Inhale At The Busiest Airports

Some of the airports have ventilated rooms or booths for smokers, or allow smoking in restaurants, bars or airline clubs. But all designated areas or smoking rooms "can cause involuntary secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking travelers and airport em
Forbes
added Dec 7, 2017 21:46
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[Asia] Mumbai cancer specialists seek ban on smoking at all airports in India

Oncologists say second and third-hand smoke from smoking lounges at the airports poses cardiac and cancer threats to fliers
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 01:51
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[UK] Terminally-ill cancer patient, 62, who was lifelong smoker died when she blew herself up by lighting cigarette while using oxygen tank

Reid, 62, was receiving treatment for her terminal lung cancer at St Margaret's Hospice in Yeovil...'He said she had blown herself up in the smoking room.... remembered wheeling Miss Reid into the room...had no knowledge of the risk of smoking and naked f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 23:12
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heat-not-burn tobacco products may be excluded from a planned Tokyo ordinance meant to rein in passive smoking, despite being part of the original plan.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is considering excluding heat-not-burn tobacco products from the scope of a planned ordinance to rein in passive smoking, sources have said. The metropolitan government received a number of public comments opposing the
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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[Ireland] EDITORIAL: A Lamentable Snap Election, Welcome TCDSU Election Changes, Smoke-Free Zones

Let’s not forget that non-smokers are, by an order of magnitude, in the majority – and that most of them do not believe the inhalation of secondhand smoke to be a necessary part of whatever banter these people hold dear.
University Times (Trinity College) (ie)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:17
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