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[UK] Islington Council to pilot voluntary smokefree playground scheme

Parents should take it upon themselves to make the borough’s playgrounds smokefree, the town hall has said. Under a new initiative designed to protect children from second-hand smoke, the council are setting up pilot smokefree zones at Fortune Street Ga
Islington Gazette (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 13:04
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[Canada] Elgin County bans e-cigarettes 16

A region that included a large swath of the province’s tobacco belt is at the forefront of banning e-cigarettes. Elgin County is the third Ontario municipality to ban the devices whose sales are taking off, driven in part by a belief among smokers that t
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:06
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco consumption declines moderately in Peru

Euromonitor International released a comprehensive report finding that volume sales of cigarettes in Peru declined moderately in 2013, an scenario explained by three main factors. Firstly, improved enforcement of the Peruvian law determined that consume
Andina (Peru News Agency) (pe)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:52
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[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
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[Spain] Secondhand smoke in psychiatric units: patient and staff misperceptions

Patients and staff have substantial misperceptions about the extent of their exposure to SHS and low awareness about the harmful environment in which they stay/work. This might have an influence on the preference for less restrictive smoke-free bans. It i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 20, 2014 22:46
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[Texas] KHS students work to clear Kilgore's air

The senior and sophomore, respectfully, are the first two from KHS to participate in the state-wide Say What! movement... According to the Say What! website, the program was developed by Texas youth and stands for Students, Adults and Youth Working Hard A
Kilgore (TX) News Herald
added Sep 20, 2014 22:45
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California to ban smoking at home daycare centers

Home day care operators in California must stop smoking in their houses, even after hours when children are gone. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday he had signed AB1819, joining 12 other states with similar bans that target "third-hand" smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2014 13:28
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Poland’s Doctor-Prime Minister Will See You Now

The chain-smoking doctor ... Kopacz has had little success in ending her cigarette habit, despite public promises to do so... decried a 2010 law restricting smoking as “an attack on my personal freedom” and said it would keep her from smoking in cafes or
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2014 13:26
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[Texas] VIDEO: Electronic cigarettes no longer allowed in classrooms

Do you vape? New UT Tyler legislation prevents vaping in classrooms and requires everyone who is vaping to be at least 25 feet from entrances.
Patriot Talon (University of Texas at Tyler)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:22
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[Florida] Shaq Flouts Doral's Smoking Ban, Gets Cop Job Despite Hookah Habit

This time, Shaq is flouting Doral's strict rule against hiring anyone who smokes tobacco. It seems Shaq Fu enjoys a hookah now and again -- and the city says it will let him join the force anyway...."Since he's an unpaid employee, it doesn't apply to him.
Miami New Times blogs
added Sep 20, 2014 13:06
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