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[UK] Smoke-free summer campaign launched on Merseyside to protect children

Local councils across Merseyside will ban smoking at many outdoor events this summer as part of a smoke-free campaign launched this week... Tobacco Free Futures found 77% Knowsley residents supported smoke-free events for children and families in a recen
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Aug 4, 2015 14:51

[California] EDITORIAL: An ugly process, but worthy bills on tobacco

Six tobacco-related bills were shifted last month from the Legislature’s regular session to the special session on health care...If these bills can help reduce the problem, and they can, they deserve passage.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Aug 4, 2015 11:38

More Than 1,500 Anti-Drug Leaders And Youth Meet This Week In Indianapolis To Learn How To Reduce Substance Abuse In Their Communities

WHY: The week-long training will teach participants how to address one of our nation's biggest public health challenges, youth drug use. Specifically, courses will focus on medicine abuse, as well how to create tobacco-free environments,
PR Newswire
added Aug 4, 2015 10:20

[California] DAMAN: Vapor products aren’t the same as cigarettes

several pieces of legislation to be debated in a special session this month, which again will seek to equate vapor products and e-cigarettes with tobacco...Californians may not realize the full economic, public health and societal benefits from vapor prod
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 4, 2015 10:16
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[UK] Negative reception from Somerton residents after town council bans e-cigs from its buildings

SOMERTON Town Council has banned people from using electronic cigarettes in its buildings... The move has met with a negative reception among Somerton residents, who have posted their thoughts on the Spotted Somerton Facebook page. Alan Curtis said: "Th
Western Gazette (uk)
added Aug 4, 2015 09:36

[Massachusetts] HEROUX: It's Time to Protect Little Lungs

An Act To Protect Little Lungs is a bill that I filed in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The idea behind this bill would be to make it illegal for anyone to smoke while a child is in the car in a car seat. Penalty would be a $100 fine, which
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07
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[Michigan] JABAR: Pro-health: Potential ordinance for smoke-free city parks is good news

Eliminating smoking from Dearborn parks is a “pro-health” position that aligns perfectly with ACCESS’ goal of promoting healthy lifestyles among Arab Americans and the community at-large.
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07

[UK] Smokefree campaign launched to help protect children from dangers of cigarettes

A REGIONAL campaign to protect children from exposure to smoking was launched in the town centre last week during the Summer Beach festival. ‘Smokefree Summer’ will see a series of family-friendly events across the region during the school summer holida
St Helens Star (uk)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07

South Africa: Like Inhaling Smoke? Ride Metrorail.

A complete disregard for the no-smoking notices and rules on Metrorail trains and at stations by many commuters poses a daily health hazard to thousands of their fellow travelers. And Metrorail appears powerless to enforce the law.
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06

[UK] Victoria Park Experience announced as smokefree event

A CAMPAIGN aimed at protecting children by reducing their exposure to people who smoke has been rolled out at the Victoria Park Experience (VPX) events. As part of the Smokefree Summer campaign, visitors have been banned from smoking at the event, which
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06
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