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[UK-Scotland] Smokers outside Larbert hospital will be fined

Persistent puffers outside Forth Valley Royal Hospital will finally be penalised, in a new get-tough approach to smoking at NHS sites. The Scottish Government aims to make it an offence to smoke within 15 metres of hospitals, as part of a tobacco control
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:15
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[Virginia] Back in the Day | June 1966 - Bill Deal & the Rhondels at The Peppermint

ODU will ban smoking in all of its buildings. Students will not be able to smoke in their dorm rooms, and professors cannot light up in their offices. Recent studies showing the dangers of secondhand smoke prompted the action.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Jun 24, 2018 15:46
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[Massachusetts] Board takes steps to ban smoking at Westport beaches

There are 70 municipalities in the state that ban smoking on beaches, and it looks as though Westport will follow suit. New Director of Public Health Matthew Armendo told his board that town beaches do not have a no-smoking policy, yet the two state-owne
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Jun 24, 2018 15:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Public remains ignorant of the hazards associated with smoking

If one of Japan’s most knowledgeable journalists admits he wasn’t aware of the greater dangers of sidestream smoke, which informs other countries’ public smoking bans, then it’s likely the average Japanese person isn’t aware of them either. Keeping the
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 18:34
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[Illinois] Housing authority properties ready to go smoke free

Starting July 1 Housing Authority of the City of Danville properties will be smoke-free. Planning for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new regulations has been occurring for the last couple of years.
Danville (IL) Commercial-News
added Jun 23, 2018 18:21
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking: A partial or total ban?

After a ban on smoking in all indoor public places, Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has reversed its position to allow designated smoking areas. The amendment has raised widespread outcry.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:32
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[Vermont] Montpelier’s mayor not ready to support downtown smoking ban

Watson said she is opposed to an all-out smoking ban in the capital city’s downtown area ahead of a meeting next week with organizers of a campaign to prohibit cigarette smoking and vaping in a half-mile area. The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition
VTDigger.org
added Jun 23, 2018 11:29
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Can Japan Host a Smoke-Free Olympics?

Under the newly revised Health Promotion Law, Japan’s relaxed attitude to tobacco control — rated poorly by the World Health Organization (WHO) — will be confronted with tougher restrictions and fines. It’s the first time Japan will introduce anti-smoking
The Diplomat (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:52
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[California] HOA Homefront: Where there’s smoke, there may be unhappy neighbors

Got a smoking neighbor in your HOA? Go to them first, then go to the board if that doesn’t work. Avoid lawyers and court actions if at all necessary – the cost and relational damage is often not worth it.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jun 23, 2018 10:47
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[Wisconsin] Proposed ordinance change would streamline city building smoking rules

Smoking would be prohibited within 25 feet of all public building entrances under an ordinance change introduced at the City Council earlier this week. The proposal comes one month after the council voted to ban smoking in public parking ramps.
Madison (WI) Cap Times
added Jun 23, 2018 10:47
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