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[Asia] Evaluation of smoke-free policies in seven cities in China: longitudinal findings from the ITC China Project (2007–2012) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Existing partial smoking bans across China have had minimal impact on reducing smoking in public places. A strongly enforced, comprehensive national smoke-free law is urgently needed in order to achieve greater public health gains.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2015 20:33

Smoke-Free Zones Reduce Youth Smoking

A smoke-free workplace and an increase could deter teenagers and young adults from picking up the habit. New research suggests that a smoke-free workplace and an increase could deter teenagers and young adults from picking up the habit.
University Herald
added Oct 4, 2015 11:10

[UK] Smoking laws "impossible to police"

the North Yorkshire Police Federation believe the new law would already be difficult to police, and will become more difficult in coming months. Sergeant Mike Stubbs, chair of the Federation, said: "This is clearly a well intentioned piece of legislation
York Press (uk)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:10

[UK-Scotland] Car smoking ban is ‘necessary’ to safeguard kids

A move to stop Scottish drivers smoking in cars carrying young children was deemed as “necessary” and “needed” by Holyrood’s health committee. Motorists lighting up in a vehicle where children under 18 are present face being slapped with a £100 fine if
Linlithgow Gazette (uk)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:07

[UK] Police budget cuts mean car smoking ban will be 'extremely challenging' to enforce, chief admits

A police chief has admitted that crippling government budget cuts mean that officers are unlikely to be able to enforce a new law banning smoking in cars. Steve White, chairman of the Police Federation, which represents frontline officers, said: "We simpl
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:48

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Second-hand smoke only drawback to Celtic Classic

This is an outside event so you might think this wouldn't be an issue, but the amount of smoke that hung over the fest site was stifling. A designated area or set of tents for smokers would be an easy fix and would ensure that non-smokers are not inhalin
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Oct 4, 2015 10:39
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[Africa, South Africa] Bid to stub out all smoking

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi wants to outlaw smoking in certain public areas completely because there is no valid reason to smoke any form of cigarette. “We want to relook the issue of having smoking areas,” he told the Saturday Star. “Can anyone tel
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:34
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Join hands to make the dream of smoke-free society, a reality!

representatives from 6 countries-- Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Nepal - met in Bali, Indonesia, to take part in a workshop on 'Enforcement and Monitoring of Pictorial Health Warnings' organized by International Union Against Tube
The Hans India (in)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:21
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[District of Columbia] DOWD: The Speaker, the Pope and the Exorcism

S.U.V.s...won’t be at his disposal after October 30. “You’re the only part of the job I’m going to miss,” he tells the Capitol police officer at the wheel. “There’s just nothing like being driven right up to my private smoking room at Trattoria Alberto.”
New York Times
added Oct 4, 2015 09:56

[Pennsylvania] New Smoking Initiative to clarify, expand smoking rules

“The Smoking Initiative comes directly from constituents,” Murphy said. “I asked around, ‘What do you want to see on campus? What are your concerns?’ One of the biggest concerns was smoking on campus.” Students expressed their concerns that smoking was “
The Globe (Point Park University)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:38
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