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[Pennsylvania] TOUSSAINT: Administrators: consider smoking ban

Despite challenges, and people who feel they would be negatively affected by a smoking ban, some change is needed. A smoking ban could be a step in helping some reduce their smoking habits or quit altogether, and it would definitely reduce secondhand smo
Temple News (Temple University)
added Aug 30, 2016 12:36
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Last call for smoking in Fort Worth bars

The poll also showed that 80 percent say it would be nice to go out and enjoy bars without breathing secondhand smoke and smelling like smoke afterward. If Billy Bob’s has decided smoke-free is better for business and employees, the old walls against sm
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Aug 30, 2016 12:20
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[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] National parks will be non-smoking areas by year-end

The Health Ministry will gazette all national parks nationwide to be smoke-free zones by year-end...currently, 22 areas had been gazetted as smoke-free, including religious places, rest areas on the highways and education places, including universities.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:14
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[Africa, Uganda] VIDEO: Challenges of implementing the tobacco control act

In health focus, we discuss the challenges of implementing the law and a recent study, which reveals how school children around Kampala are vulnerable to learn how to smoke.
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:19
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Government prodded on PH-wide smoking ban

“We are hopeful that a comprehensive nationwide smoke-free policy be adopted soon in order to provide immediate protection to the people’s health against the ills brought by smoking,” said New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Roj
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:17
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[Illinois] There's no smoke in hotel room, so what's this $250 charge?

I happen to agree with Marriott's nonsmoking policy. Certainly, a hotel guest has the right to smoke, but if you've ever stayed in a hotel where the previous guest smoked in the room, you know that the stench of tobacco lingers for days and gets into you
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 28, 2016 20:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] All national parks to be non-smoking areas by year-end

The Health Ministry will gazette all national parks nationwide to be smoke-free zones by year-end...currently, 22 areas had been gazetted as smoke-free, including religious places, rest areas on the highways and education places, including universities.
Daily Express (my)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:06
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[Africa, Ghana] FDA to punish individuals who break law on 'no smoking at public places'

it will invoke its powers to punish institutions and people who breach the law on smoking in public places. Apart from imposing fines on operators of hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, pubs and drinking spots for the violation of the law, the FDA will also
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Aug 28, 2016 16:01
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[California] Governor to consider banning smoking near youth sports events

Brown will also get to decide whether to ban smoking within 250 feet of Little League baseball games and other youth sports events. The latest bill was approved Thursday by the state Senate and sent to Brown, who previously raised the smoking age to 21 a
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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