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[Texas] Smokers were seen at FallsFest despite a new ordinance desinged to ban smoking at parks ($$)

WICHITA FALLS, Texas - FallsFest has come and gone for another year, but for some people, lack of ordinance enforcement left a bad taste in their mouths — because of smoking.
Wichita Falls (TX) Times Record News
added Oct 1, 2014 09:01

[Georgia] Students Protest UGA Smoking Ban

Students at the university’s conservative publication, The Arch Conservative, are protesting the campus-wide ban the day before it takes effect by gathering and smoking together. The editor of the Conservative, Blake Seitz, spoke to The Daily Caller about
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 1, 2014 06:29

[Canada] Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit pushes for smoke-free apartment buildings

Smoking rates are down to about 20 per cent in the region, the health unit stated in a press release, but almost one in three families in multi-unit dwellings is involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke through shared ventilation systems, windows and pa
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added Oct 1, 2014 05:50

[Florida] STEIN: Should firefighters be allowed to smoke while off-duty?

Apparently there is a ban in place that forbids firefighters from smoking, not only when they are working but when they are off-duty. The firefighters union is fighting this. And I don’t blame them.
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 30, 2014 14:43

[Asia, India] Anti-smoking squads to watch over firms

Efforts are in full swing to form an inspection team comprising officials from various government departments to check the compliance of private organisations in the district with the standing anti-smoking laws.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:24

[Colorado] VIDEO: Pot smoke a challenge for renters and landlords

A Lakewood family says marijuana smoke is seeping into their apartment from the person next door. They've filed a complaint ... the process to stop the problem can be a challenge. Faith Glass-Wilson is eight months pregnant. She says her health and the h
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:03

Should Iowa cities ban e-cigarettes?

“At some point cities will get a better feel for, ‘Do these have the same danger as a cigarette?,’” said Alan Kemp, Iowa League of Cities executive director. “It’s always been my impression that the reason cigarettes have been regulated and smoking in pu
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 30, 2014 05:36

E-cigarettes in the workplace: A cigarette by any other name?

employers need to monitor their state and local legislatures for regulations governing the use of e-cigarettes. A conservative strategy of extending any ban (or restriction) on smoking to include e-cigarettes may ensure compliance with municipal regulatio
BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Sep 30, 2014 05:30

[Canada] VIDEO: Why one Quebec town has banned public use of e-cigarettes

Mayor Anthony Housefather explains why Cote Saint-Luc has put the kibosh on vaping in public
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:11

[India] 'Uthak Baithak' new penalty for penniless public smokers

Indore:...they caught two people while smoking at public place at Regal square on Thursday evening. They were asked to pay a fine of Rs. 200 each, but since they did not have the enough amount, hence they were asked to ‘do 10 sit-ups holding ears’, which
Free Press Journal (in)
added Sep 30, 2014 04:55
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