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Nebraska town considers banning smoking in apartments

isn't meant to protect the health of the city's 50,000 residents, but instead to prevent fires. Councilman Don Preister proposed the ban, which wouldn't affect duplexes and single-family homes, in August after cigarette smoking at a single Bellevue apartm
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2016 23:08
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[Asia, Mid-east] Israel Railways Fined NIS 6 Million Over Platform Smoking

Smoking on Israel Railways trains is illegal – and, based on a 2012 law on smoking in public places, so is smoking on train platforms. But Israel Railways failed to enforce that law for years, leading to a class-action lawsuit that cost the railroad NIS 6
Hamodia
added Sep 25, 2016 13:40
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[Kentucky] WICKSTROM: No butts about it

they have not filed any citations against people smoking on campus, proving their policy to just be lip-service. If UK plans to inconsistently enforce this policy or avoids it all together they’d be apt to reconsider their strong-armed position and look
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:48
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[Kentucky] Editorial: UK should enforce tobacco policy

A rule not enforced is a rule not followed, and this rule deserves to be enforced.
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:47
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[Washington] Richland says park smoking ban is ‘government overreach’

Smokers and vapers can puff away in Richland parks without restriction after the city council rejected a proposal to ban smoking at the HAPO Community Stage, near playgrounds and in other high-use spots.
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added Sep 24, 2016 21:47
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[California] Gov. Brown kicks smokers out of bleachers at youth sports events

banned smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes within 250 feet of any Little League baseball game or other youth sports event. Brown signed the bill by Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), a pediatrician, who said tobacco products have no place near chi
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 24, 2016 15:05
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[UK] Hospital's 'smoke free' streets plan condemned by Forest

Forest has criticised plans to make the streets around Birmingham Children's Hospital a smoke free zone... "I can understand why they don't want people smoking close to the main entrance but restricting smoking in neighbouring streets is ridiculous. "T
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16
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[UK] Driver caught smoking in car with a child becomes first in country to be taken to court for prosecution and fine

Jake Downing, 28, was stopped in his van by police on the A1 in Morpeth, Northumberland, and was found to be puffing away on a cigarette with a youngster in a car seat beside him. ..Downing, from Sheffield, pleaded guilty to smoking in avehicle in which a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:59
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[Canada] Western moves against vaping in campus 'clean air corridors'

Western is now following suit by banning students from vaping in designated areas called clear air corridors. What’s more, students within 10 meters of any entrance, window, air intake or loading dock are forbidden from vaping. According to the Clear th
Western Gazette (University of Western Ontario) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:18
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[Georgia] Hartsfield-Jackson to turn smoking rooms into cigar shops

The Atlanta airport is launching a plan to convert smoking rooms into cigar shops that would charge a fee to patrons who want to light up. The plan comes as a number of other major airports have closed smoking rooms and gone smoke-free indoors. Hartsfi
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 23, 2016 16:06
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