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[Australia and Oceania] Another Fiji city pledges to go smoke free

Lautoka has become the latest city in Fiji to launch initiatives with the view of eventually declaring the city a tobacco free zone. Smoking has been banned in public places including bus stops, markets, and playing grounds.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:13
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[Missouri] SPECIAL ELECTION Smoking ban lights up Aug. 4 ballot

The question posed to voters is: “Shall the Board of Aldermen give favorable consideration to its pending bill prohibiting smoking in enclosed places and places of employment?” Even if a majority of voters say “yes,” it does not mean aldermen will automa
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Jul 31, 2015 13:07
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[UK] 'Majority in favour' of Brighton beach smoking ban

The majority of people are in favour of a smoking ban on Brighton beach and think the plans should be considered for other British resorts. Many of those questioned (48%) said they thought stopping people lighting up would make traditional seaside towns
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:16
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[New York] ‘Illegal’ rooftop bar is ruining my $10.5M penthouse: suit

Pera “permits and condones smoking by patrons of both tobacco products and marijuana,” he maintains.
New York Post
added Jul 31, 2015 12:13
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament Passes The Tobacco Control Bill Into An Act

The Bill has attracted mixed reactions from varied sections of the public with health activists supporting the passing of the Bill while some sections of the private sector especially tobacco dealers calling for deletion of some sections of the law.
UGO (Uganda Goes Online) (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:48
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[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections

Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:35
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[Arizona] City of Phoenix testing out smoke-free park program; El Oso Park designated as 'smoke free'

The idea began in 2013 when students from Trevor G. Browne High School reached out to Vice Mayor Daniel Valenzuela's office about creating a smoke-free park near their school. On Tuesday, no smoking signs were installed at El Oso Park, located near 75th
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:22
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[Africa, Uganda] Anti-tobacco bill passed

Should President Museveni assent to the bill, it will set the bar higher for both the tobacco industry and smokers. Among other things, the bill establishes the tobacco control committee, and imposes a responsibility on a person consuming tobacco product
The Observer (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:09
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[New York] The Capitol's new no-smoking cordon sanitaire

they have employed the signage equivalent of a shock-and-awe campaign: posted signs — either “NO SMOKING HERE TO BUILDING” or “NO SMOKING IN THIS AREA” every 10 to 15 feet all the way around the structure. That includes a singularly ugly semicircle of si
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07
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[UK] Majority of people in favour of smoking ban on Brighton beach

The majority of people are in favour of a smoking ban on Brighton beach and think the plans should be considered for other British resorts. Many of those questioned (48%) said they thought stopping people lighting up would make traditional seaside towns
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:02
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