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[Hawaii] LETTER: Tighten up secondhand smoke law

My condominium is in a complex that has two- and three- stacked units with common air handling vents in the bathrooms....The law needs to be amended to include multi-unit buildings with common air handling, regardless if they are publicly or privately own
West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14
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[Florida] 'Nobody wants a smoking room' at hotels -- not even smokers

Hoteliers say even smokers ask for non-smoking rooms these days. It’s a boon for hotels, which incur extra expenses to clean and maintain smoking rooms, including the annual cost of replacing items damaged by smoke and cigarette burns, says Anne Smith, v
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 19, 2017 02:43
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[Canada] Balcony smokers likely violate Condominium Act

The Condominum Act doesn’t prohibit smoking in a unit or in the common elements, but does prohibit smoking in a manner that permits the smoke to enter areas where it is likely to impact the health of other persons.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:11
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[Oklahoma] Letter to the editor: Second-hand smokers need helping hand

Oklahoma has a poor rating in regard to overall health...Our governor, before her re-election, promised to address this issue during this term. To date, I am unaware of any accomplishment. She has given lip service to an attempt to raise the cigarette tax
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 18, 2017 21:53
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EDITORIAL: Smoke-free schools can save Kentucky lives

Twenty-five senators (including both of Lexington’s) voted for SB 78, sending it to the House, where a companion, House Bill 247, also is awaiting action. Kentucky’s kids are Kentucky’s future. The House should overcome the deadly rationalizations of th
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2017 21:49
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[UK] Stansted airport is evacuated after a passenger using an e-cigarette in a toilet set off a fire alarm

Stansted Airport was evacuated today after a passenger started smoking an e-cigarette in a toilet and set off the fire alarm. Thousands caught up in the chaos described mayhem when the entire departures hall at the Essex airport was shut down this morni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 01:04
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[Virginia] Richlands approves smoking ban

town council approved a public smoking ordinance that regulates the use of tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers in the town limits. The law prohibits smoking in retail and service establishments, indoor service lines, public buildings, places of entertain
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 18, 2017 01:01
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[Missouri] SEMO campus to be tobacco-free starting in the fall semester

Southeast Missouri State University is about to become completely tobacco-free. The university announced Friday that regents have approved a plan making all university properties, facilities and vehicles smoke- and tobacco-free starting with the fall sem
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Feb 18, 2017 01:00
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Utahns lobby lawmakers to prioritize action against cancer

Osborne described his journey from the anti-smoking youth group to becoming a smoker, saying he started with e-cigarettes before moving on to hookah and then traditional cigarettes. Now, he's working to quit nicotine, he said. Osborne said he can relat
Deseret News
added Feb 18, 2017 00:56
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[Georgia] Possible ordinance would ban smoking in indoor establishments

The proposed “Smoke Free Columbus” ordinance would ban smoking in indoor establishments like restaurants, bars, and even long-term care facilities. Nicole Leth, from Breathe Easy Columbus says this ordinance would protect employees from second hand smok
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:55
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