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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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WELIEVER: Exponent Extra: Indiana bill raising smoking age sets unhealthy precedent

Despite the fact that smoking is generally a habit that should be discouraged for health reasons, of-age students and citizens should still be allowed to make the decision to smoke for themselves. Raising the minimum age only temporarily hinders those w
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:00
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[Asia, Singapore] Government has no plans to make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings: Amy Khor

“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 said. Dr Khor was responding to a question by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Pa
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:41
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] NVAP reiterates that private firms are not compelled to provide DSAs

With the signing of Executive Order no. 26 eight months ago, anti-smoking advocacy group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) reiterated that private firms are not compelled to provide designated smoking areas (DSAs) in their premises.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 4, 2018 16:34
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[Australia] Drippers, throat hits and fairy farts: Inside the hidden world - and secret language - of a vaping bar and the legal minefield faced by e-cigarette users

The Steamery bills itself as 'Sydney's Premier Vape Lounge', home to a community of 'vapers', many of whom have had to break laws they say are stupid in an attempt to save their lives... With at least 100 visitors a day, this is Sydney's vaping central.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:18
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Japan's antismoking plan with gaping loophole sparks outcry

Japan's recently unveiled antismoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists as it has a gaping loophole -- basically allowing customers at restaurants and bars to carry on lighting up. The plan released last Tuesday by
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 3, 2018 13:43
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Draft bill to ban indoor smoking rendered meaningless

Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
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[Washington] WINTERER: Smoking ban doesn’t allow freedom of choice

Dasha Winterer, junior astrophysics major, explains how she doesn’t think students should be banned from smoking on campus, and that no one is enforcing the rule anyway.
Daily Evergreen [Washington State U.]
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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