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[Georgia] Health advocates seek stronger ordinance

Healthy Augusta steering committee member the Rev. Jeff Flowers is sending out a letter this week to fellow clergy urging them to speak out this Sunday or the following Sunday about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke and the need for stronger pr
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 16, 2014 03:59
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[Alaska] Students vote to move forward with a smoke free campus

Students voted last week to move forward with a proposal that would make the University of Alaska Anchorage a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. The referendum passed the preliminary election results by earning 719 votes in support of the initiative, a
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Apr 16, 2014 03:57
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[Mississippi] Gautier hears from residents on smoke-free ordinance

The city received a $5,000 grant to study the feasibility of a smoke-free ordinance. Kellie Lamb of the Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition in Jackson County presented the negative effects of secondhand smoke.
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 16, 2014 03:54
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Air Canada passenger angry that a crew let a man smoke his e-cig during flight

Elizabeth Cole told CBC News she noticed a man smoking the e-cig in spite of the airline's rules while waiting to board her flight in Calgary. She said she figured the crew would tell him to stop after take-off, but they didn't. "I don't understand how f
The Week
added Apr 15, 2014 23:25
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[Arizona] Able Aerospace bans smoking even off the job

Benson is CEO and principal owner of Able Aerospace Services, and he runs the aerospace supply chain company with his own unique playbook. Benson does not allow workers to smoke — even off the job — saying it saves the company between $750,000 and $1 mil
Business Journal of Phoenix
added Apr 15, 2014 23:24
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[Australia] Smokers defy bans at Canberra Hospital

CANBERRA HOSPITAL'S smoking bans are being widely flouted, with nearly 600 people on campus cautioned for lighting up in forbidden areas last month.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Apr 15, 2014 17:36
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SMMC says tobacco ban is a 'shameful idea'

sergeant major of the Marine Corps will fight for Marines' right to buy and use tobacco products on base, despite Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's full support of a review of the product's use and sales aboard military installations. Sgt. Maj. Mike Barret
Marine Corps Times
added Apr 15, 2014 17:33
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[Australia] Kingston Council welcomes smoking ban at playgrounds, sports grounds and pools

PEOPLE could now be fined $285 if they are caught smoking near playgrounds, pools and sports grounds under a new State Government ban. The ban, which came into force on April 1 and has the support of Kingston Council and local doctors, prohibits smoking
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:47
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[Ohio] Here's where tobacco-free zones will be created in Greater Cincinnati

The nonprofit group Interact for Health has awarded more than $300,000 in grants to help fund the efforts of six Cincinnati-area organizations that hope to create tobacco-free zones that could prohibit not only smoking but also chewing tobacco and e-ciga
Cincinnati (OH) Business Courier
added Apr 15, 2014 13:46
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[Kentucky] KIRK: Students need options for smoking on campus, not an absolute policy

It has been four years since the policy was put in place. There are signs all over campus and it is in every student’s handbook — people just don’t care. With such high awareness for the policy, the highest potential for it to make a difference has been
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:44
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