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[Canada] A Decade of Progress Toward A Smoke-Free Ontario: Helping Ontarians Lead Healthier, More Active Lives

This week is National Non-Smoking Week, and today is Weedless Wednesday. To mark the occasion, Ontario is recognizing the top 10 achievements of its Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy:
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:07
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[New Zealand] Ten years of a national law covering smoke-free school grounds: a brief review

It is now over 10 years since a New Zealand law1 requiring all preschools and schools to become completely smoke-free (including all grounds) became operational in 2004. Previously, indoor school areas had been required to be largely smoke-free, but ther
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2015 00:53
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Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing / New! HUD's Action Plan to Create Smoke-free Multifamily Housing

The purpose of this Action Guide is to encourage PHAs and owners/agents of subsidized or market rate multifamily housing to adopt smoke-free policies. The guide also includes insights from some of the early implementers, referred to as smoke-free pioneer
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 25, 2015 00:36
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[California] A higher bar for East Bay cities anti-smoking grades

Pleasant Hill, Fremont and Martinez were once at the forefront of tobacco control efforts among East Bay cities. But in the past few years, other cities -- including Walnut Creek and Richmond -- have passed tougher laws, raising the bar for all others.
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jan 24, 2015 18:28
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[Michigan] 77 parks in Ann Arbor going smoke-free on Feb. 1

A new smoking ban in Ann Arbor parks, including 73 parks with playgrounds and four downtown parks, will take effect on Feb. 1. The move comes nearly 10 months after the City Council approved an outdoor smoking ordinance empowering the city administrator
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Jan 23, 2015 17:55
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[Louisiana] New Orleans Bans Smoking Pretty Much Everywhere

New Orleans passed a far-reaching smoking ban on Thursday that prohibits lighting up in bars, casinos, private clubs—even in the car while waiting in line at a drive-thru.
Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 23, 2015 17:51
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[Louisiana] RAINEY: A (nearly) definitive guide to New Orleans' new smoking ban

The council's unanimous vote Thursday (Jan. 22) sends the final bill to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's desk. Once he signs it, then it would go into effect in 90 days... Here's my breakdown of the new law in as simple a form as I could make it.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 23, 2015 14:47
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[Louisiana] VIDEOS: New Orleans passes sweeping smoking ban

The vote was unanimous. Council members Jared Brossett and Nadine Ramsey expressed concern about not having enough information on what the economic impact of this ban would be, but ultimately decided to support it.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 23, 2015 14:42
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[Louisiana] No Smoking Allowed: New Orleans City Council passes smoking ban for bars, casinos

history in New Orleans with the City Council’s unanimous passage Thursday of an ban on indoor smoking and use of electronic cigarettes that backers described as a way to protect service industry workers and musicians from the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 23, 2015 14:40
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[New York] Cuomo proposes e-cigarette ban

has proposed banning electronic cigarettes from all the public indoor places where smoking tobacco is prohibited. In the budget proposal for the coming year, Cuomo would also prohibit e-cigarette marketing that targets children.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2015 14:31
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