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[Netherlands] Minister plans to ensure smoking is banned in all school playgrounds

‘Schools have an important job to do in this. Many people smoked their first cigarette at school.’ Van Rijn has commissioned public health experts to carry out more research on the smoking patterns among 16 to 18-year-olds. The sale of tobacco to the und
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[Indonesia] Editorial: Smoking ban

Despite having been in place for a decade, the city’s ban on smoking in public places is still widely ignored by residents, partly because of the absence of deterrents for violators. A recent incident in which a man assaulted a security guard who told hi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[UK] Concern over NHS trust forcing mental health patients to give up smoking

Patients at Highgate Mental Health Centre have been forced into handing over their tobacco Smokers treated for serious mental illnesses have been forced to give up their cigarettes overnight after the main provider of mental health services in Camden ro
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[Hawaii] Gov. Ige signs bill banning use of e-cigs in places where cigarette smoking is banned

House Bill 940 states the use of e-cigarettes in these locations creates a disturbance in work environments and would confuse the public. It would also “reverse the progress that has been made in establishing a social norm that smoking is not permitte
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Hawaii becomes fourth state with e-cigarette restrictions

Ige signed Act 19 (HB 940) on Thursday, restricting the use of e-cigarettes, in all locations where smoking is illegal in the state. Hawaii joins North Dakota, New Jersey and Utah, which have similar laws. “The use of e-cigarettes in existing smoke-free
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[California] Bay Area city looks to snuff out smoking

Currently, Orinda only ban smoking in parks, nature areas and trails. The city’s municipal code also forbids advertising and promoting tobacco products to minors. But that’s where current restrictions end....Mayor Steve Glazer...said he hopes to see the s
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Apr 25, 2015 16:45
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[China] Nurture or Neuter: The e-cigarette industry in Hong Kong

Harbour Times looks into how the Hong Kong Government’s efforts have empowered — or stifled — innovation and growth in certain industries. In the first of the series, we look at the e-cigarette business.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:54
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Portugal amends laws on alcohol sale and indoor smoking

The new law on smoking bans electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and smoking in areas with service in all types of restaurants, cafes and bars, including in concert venues and cinemas, casinos, bingo halls, games rooms and other places that host non-
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:05
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[Canada] E-cigarettes a growing trend at Riverview High School

Officials at Riverview High School are trying to crack down on a growing number of students using e-cigarettes on school property and in some cases inside the school building. ..."We had an announcement the other day saying they banned e-smokes but people
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:45
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[Hawaii] E-cigs now included in smoking ban ($$)

On Thursday, Ige signed legislation that requires e-cigarette users, starting Jan. 1, to abide by the same requirements that were put into place in 2006 that ban smoking in indoor areas of work sites, restaurants and bars. Login for more...
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 25, 2015 11:59
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