Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Smokefree Policies 111,430 headlines found

0 Views

[New York] HUD smoke-free housing takes effect

The Tobacco Action Coalition of the Fingers Lakes partnered with Wayne County Public Health to hold a tenant meeting in the beginning stages of the process, providing information, listening to tenants’ concerns and answering questions.
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
2 Views

E-CIGARETTES SHAPED LIKE USB FLASH DRIVES: INFORMATION FOR PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS (PDF)

BOTTOM LINE? A new e-cigarette shaped like a USB flash drive is being used by students in schools. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm brain development, which continues until about age 25. The use of any tobacco product — including e-cigarett
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 20, 2018 16:28
0 Views

[Missouri] Editorial: Time to clear the air on casino smoking

this whole bi-county, multi-front battle presses a bigger issue: It’s time for Missouri to quit piddling around, join the 21st century and 30-plus other states and pass a statewide indoor smoking ban without exceptions. And it should include casinos.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 20, 2018 15:50
0 Views

South Carolina could be doing more to reduce cancer, study finds

In this year’s report, South Carolina also scored red for smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention funding... “Our cigarette tax is the sixth-lowest in the country and the tax on other tobacco products also ranks at the bottom,” she said. “While 64 cities and
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 20, 2018 15:48
0 Views

[New York] Letter: Smoking ban been good for residents

a resident of Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority contacted me desperate for relief from the second-hand smoke that was aggravating her lungs. She had developed a pulmonary illness from being on the Critical Incident Team at Ground Zero after 9/11. S
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Aug 20, 2018 15:43
2 Views

[California] Fontana bans smoking in city parks

Fontana this week joined more than 300 California cities and counties in prohibiting smoking in public parks. City leaders on Tuesday, Aug. 14, unanimously approved the ban, which includes e-cigarettes and will take effect by the end of October. Fontana
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Aug 20, 2018 02:09
8 Views

Back-to-school smoking: Juul Labs e-cigarette sales growth vexes teachers

At Jonathan Law High School, a mysteriously large number of students last year spent copious amounts of time in the bathroom. Noticing students were disappearing for 15 to 20 minutes at a time, teachers at the Milford, Connecticut, school brought the is
WKYC-TV NBC 3 (Cleveland, OH)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:08
4 Views

[Canada] BARDE: Whistler's prohibitive approach to smoking isn't working

Asking people to smoke responsibly is a difficult, awkward conversation to have—one that I've historically avoided. But according to Nelson, it's essential. "If someone just throws a cigarette butt, it's your obligation," he tells me. "They (will) proba
PIQUE Newsmagazine (Whistler, BC) (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:59
2 Views

[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council considers adding fines to new ban on electronic smoking devices

The City Council will consider passing an ordinance on Monday that would allow the city to issue fines against those caught using electronic smoking devices inside public places.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 19, 2018 21:10
3 Views

[UK] House of Commons: Science and Technology Committee: E-cigarettes: Seventh Report of Session 2017–19 (PDF)

Three-quarters of NHS trusts were mistakenly concerned about ‘second-hand’ e-cigarette vapour, despite the negligible health risk. NHS England should set a policy of mental health facilities allowing e-cigarette use by patients unless trusts can demonst
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:34
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines