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[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43
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[Nebraska] Students push to ban smoking on campus

Hundreds of students are pushing to outlaw any smoking, including e-cigarettes, across the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus after a two-alarm dorm fire was sparked by a cigarette in February.
KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com
added Apr 24, 2014 00:42
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[Missouri] Branson leaders push for public smoking ban

The controversial proposal is making headlines in Branson newspapers, but city leaders want people to know nothing has been solidified and they're still taking public input. "We're very sensitive however to those people who currently smoke," explained a
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 23, 2014 22:43
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[California] Beverly Hills Bans E-Cigarettes in Public Areas

The Beverly Hills City Council’s unanimous vote to approved a second reading of an ordinance prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes and tobacco at Farmers Markets, in outdoor service lines, public plazas, and other public spaces coincidentally came on Earth
Westsidetoday.com
added Apr 23, 2014 22:39
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[New York] SHERWOOD: NY hospital wrongfully bans electronic cigarettes after patient catches fire

In this case however, e-cigarettes were wrongfully banned because the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. There are a lot of uncertainties about this story but some would say it is yet another attack on the electronic cigarette industry which is f
Examiner.com (National)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:04
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[California] SF schools seek to extinguish e-cigarette use on campuses

San Francisco school officials are working to extinguish students’ misconceptions as they become more prevalent on campuses. Middle and high school students’ use of e-cigarettes doubled between 2011 and 2012 nationally, according to the Centers for Disea
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Apr 23, 2014 09:59
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[UK] E-cigarette ban planned by Caerphilly council

Electronic cigarettes could be banned from use in council-owned buildings and vehicles in the Caerphilly county borough. If agreed, the move would see so-called e-cigarettes treated in the same way as conventional cigarettes.
BBC Online
added Apr 23, 2014 09:32
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Snuffing out smoking in public housing in Massachusetts

A bill pending in the House would require local housing authorities to designate at least one housing development as smoke-free. The bill, filed by Rep. Theodore Speliotis, D-Danvers, would also require smaller housing authorities managing fewer than 10
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Apr 23, 2014 09:17
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[New York] NY hospital warns after e-cigarette fire, injury

Syracuse Fire Department officials say the exact cause of last month's fire at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center has not yet been determined. However, hospital officials say the patient had a battery-powered e-cigarette, which uses a heating element to
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 09:10
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[New York] NY hospital warns after e-cigarette fire, injury

Syracuse Fire Department officials say the exact cause of last month's fire at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center has not yet been determined. However, hospital officials say the patient had a battery-powered e-cigarette, which uses a heating element to
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:10
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