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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: E. Ky. health worst in Appalachia; curbing smoking best solution

The report, “Health Disparities in Appalachia,”... Kentucky is now the cancer-mortality capital of the nation...We can, and we must join together in a unified campaign to enact the policies that will reduce smoking, improve health, and transform the futu
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2017 03:12
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[New York] VIDEO: Critics fume over common-area smoking ban

Co-op and condo boards in Riverdale are fighting new regulations that would block smoking in residential buildings' common areas like lobbies, hallways and elevators. Public health advocates point to the dangers of secondhand smoke. But opponents of the
News 12
added Aug 23, 2017 15:23
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[Montana] Butte-Silver Bow health officials push for smoke-free policy at Clark Park

The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is seeking a smoking ban at Clark Park. Health officials are presenting to the county's parks and recreation board Tuesday to enact a smoke-free policy at the park. Health officials tell NBC Montana kids are breath
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:07
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[Canada] B.C. Ferries: On enclosed decks, you won't be able to stay in your car

Plans to alter the use of enclosed decks and to toughen up smoking regulations were both put forward last December by B.C. Ferries. The move to smoke-free is coming during National Non-Smoking Week, and includes medical marijuana and vapour products.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:18
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[Canada] BC Ferries to ban smoking, staying on lower car decks

The ban is due to the province amending regulations for no smoking buffer zones around any doorway, intake or open window to any public or workplace from three metres to six metres. “Due to the physical space available from doors on the outer decks of BC
CHEK-TV (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:16
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[Canada] B.C. Ferries is outlawing smoking and staying inside your vehicle

The days of taking a smoke break on the outdoor deck of a B.C. ferry will soon be over. On Jan. 22, 2018, all B.C. Ferries properties, including vessels and terminals, will become smoke-free.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:15
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[Canada] Major changes coming to BC Ferries

all vessels will be completely smoke free in January 2018. Announced today, BC Ferries’ President and CEO Mark Collins says they decided to make all vessels smoke-free to “support the health and wellness of our customers and employees, as it helps contro
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:14
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[Canada] BC Ferries to soon introduce bottom-deck and smoking bans

Those who like to sleep in their car or smoke on ferries will soon be in for a rude awakening. BC Ferries is following through on promises to restrict passengers from remaining on closed car decks during sailings – and to ban smoking on all of its vessel
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:13
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[New York] Smokers Are Welcome at This Upper East Side Bar

smoking in bars is making a comeback — or trying to. Sugar East, which opened on the Upper East Side last April, has a tobacco license thanks to the previous tenant, Merchants NY Cigar Bar, making it one of the rare places in New York where smokers don’t
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2017 20:45
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Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there is limited evidence to inform tobacco control policies in custodial settings, outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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