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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Bar owners face $3000 fine if smoking allowed

Bar owners have just under a year to implement a no-smoking policy in their establishments as Public Law 33-121 will take effect Jan. 1, 2017. The legislation, which lapsed into law on Feb. 4, will, among other provisions, prohibit smoking in establishmen
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:40
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The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 18:33
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Costa Rica: The importance of continued engagement when implementing tobacco control policies in a middle-income country

This third paper completes the story by showing how, with continued international support, Costa Rican public health advocates were able to overcome continuing industry efforts to block successful implementation of the law. These papers demonstrate that
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:30
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[UK] Newcastle shisha cafes raided in crackdown on indoor smoking

Newcastle Commercial Services joined with Northumbria Police and immigration officers from the UK Border Force to visit five premises ... Tobacco, such as shisha smoked through hookah pipes, cannot be smoked in enclosed spaces. While it does not need to
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking ban for all hospital grounds in Northern Ireland

It means staff patients and visitors will no longer be allowed to smoke at the entrance of buildings, in car parks or even inside cars on trust premises. Chief medical officer Dr Michael McBride said: "Smoking not only has a human cost. With one third o
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46
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[Canada] PARK: Lighting up the path to a smoke-free campus

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), however, recently released a motion concerning the pursuit of a smoke-free campus at McGill, with a question set to be posed in the March referendum period regarding the student body’s support for the id
McGill Tribune (ca)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:45
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[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Guam ban on smoking in bars to become law in 2017

Smoking in bars will be prohibited in Guam next year under a measure that expands provisions to the island's anti-smoking law. The Legislature voted last month in favor of expanding the Natasha Smoking Act pf 2005 to include bars in the list of establis
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 17:07
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[California] Airport Police Renege on Pledge to Enforce Anti-Smoking Laws

Seven months ago, the I-Team caught passengers and airport employees smoking too close to terminal and baggage claim doors....Police are not living up to a promise they made that they would crack down on travelers and employees who are breaking LAX's tou
NBC Los Angeles
added Feb 9, 2016 07:20
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Cancer society salutes new smoking law

saluting Guam lawmakers for the recently passed Bill 143, which seeks to strengthen the anti-smoking Natasha Protection Act... The bill lapsed into law without the signature of Gov. Eddie Calvo, according to the governor’s spokeswoman. While the governor
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:13
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Turkey envisions smoke-free parks and gardens with new bans

The Health Ministry plans to step up its fight against smoking with new measures addressing the decreasing population of smokers in Turkey. Smoking will be banned in public parks and gardens and other public places, but specific areas will be designated
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 8, 2016 23:25
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