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[New York] VIDEO: Up Close: Proposed ban on smoking in public housing

Bill Ritter talks with Patrick Kwan, Director NYC Smoke-Free, and Ashley Engelman from the American Cancer Society.
added Nov 29, 2015 20:38

[Asia, Uae] Tobacco lobby holds China's health quotient to ransom

So what is the real problem holding China back...the tobacco industry presents the biggest opposition force to a smoking ban. The CNTC has 33 provincial affiliates and each affiliate owns its own county-level sub-affiliates. The county-level tobacco manuf
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:22

[Iraq, Syria, UK] Isis hijacks NHS ad to discourage people from smoking

An image Isis posted on social media showed the anti-smoking message that would appear to have taken heavy inspiration from a Public Health campaign in 2013....a lucrative smuggling market has emerged to capitalise on the demand. One in five women and si
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:17

[California] Fremont to consider smoking ban in future multi-unit residences

"I think it's definitely worth staff exploring it and bringing back some information," Mayor Bill Harrison said. Vice Mayor Lily Mei said enforcing a smoking ban would be difficult. No one from the public spoke on the matter.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Nov 29, 2015 16:03

[Wyoming] LETTER: Public housing smoking ban really about tyranny

This is only one example of how tyranny is infiltrating the U.S. government. Liberal Democrats and Republicans promise handouts all day long. What they don't tell you, until it's too late, is what strings are attached. Our government has stopped prevent
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Nov 29, 2015 16:02

[Australia] WALSBERGER: Neighbours don't have to put up with second-hand smoke in strata buildings

landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour / The story of Lynette Laming and her young daughter is not unusual to Cancer Council NSW staff. We regularly receive emotional calls from distressed parents living in an apartme
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:00

[Mississippi] Customer who shot Waffle House waitress dead for asking to stop smoking was a firefighter who was forced to retire after suffering 'traumatic brain injury' in crash

A man accused of murdering a Waffle House waitress after she asked him to stop smoking in the restaurant suffered a severe brain injury during a car accident 13 years ago, it has been revealed.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2015 15:37
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[UK] Simon Cowell pays £100 PER cigarette for lighting up at The X Factor studios... as he refuses to smoke outside

Due to the judge's tight time schedule during filming, and his love of tobacco, the 56-year-old has been forced to light-up in the studio during the advert breaks - despite it being classed as a place of work....'Over the course of a series we're talking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:12

[Canada] Hansard Transcripts: Smoke-Free Schools Act, 2015

I encourage all three parties to support this bill. I’ll certainly be supporting it. Thank you very much for giving me a few minutes of everybody’s time to talk about this important bill.
Ontario Legislative Assembly (ca)
added Nov 29, 2015 14:58

Factors Associated with Exposure to Passive Smoking among 12-18 year-old Students in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece [FREE FULL TEXT]

Passive-smoking exposure is prevalent among the student population in Greece, despite the New Anti-Smoking Legislation that came into effect in July 2009. Our findings indicate that enforcement of the law and additional public health initiatives must be
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Nov 28, 2015 21:46
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