Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Smokefree Policies 108,180 headlines found


Indianapolis Motor Speedway grandstands will be smoke-free starting in October

Beginning with the 2017 Red Bull Air Race on October 14-15, smoking will not be permitted in any IMS grandstands. Fans wishing to smoke will be asked to do so 20 feet away from buildings and reserved seating entrances. Smoking will continue to be allowed
WXIN-TV Fox 59 (Indiannapolis, IN)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:54

[Nebraska] Metro Community College board votes to ban tobacco use on its property

The Metropolitan Community College board Tuesday night prohibited smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere on college property. The policy takes effect on Sept. 17 and will apply to vehicles owned and leased by the college.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
1 View

[Texas] Council tables smoking regs amid increased opposition

In the face of heavy opposition, the Arlington City Council voted Tuesday night to continue exploring its options on an expansion of the city’s smoking regulations. In a unanimous vote, the council tabled the ordinance until its next meeting May 9 to all
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
1 View

[Texas] Arlington council tables final vote on extending smoking regulations

In front of another overflow crowd of partisans, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday tabled a vote to extend the city’s smoking ban to include nightclubs, bowling centers, pool halls, sexually oriented businesses and other workplaces currently allowing
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Putting off smokers with a higher price

Hiking up the price to RM21.50 a packet, coupled with stronger enforce­ment and anti-smoking policies, will also deter about 2.1 million Malaysians from picking up the habit, according to a study by the Health Ministry and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
The Star (my)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
1 View

[New York] State Senate considers bill to increase tobacco age to 21

The state Senate is considering a bill that, if approved, would raise the age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 statewide. The bill -- along with another piece of legislation that will include e-cigarettes under the Clean Indoor Air Act umbrella -- is being
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:45
1 View

[Kentucky] Henderson commissioners pass smoking ordinance amendment

The new ordinance amends the definition of smoking to include vapor products and prohibits smoking with 15 feet around playgrounds and water features in city parks. A separate ordinance that also passed on first reading allows presenters with special e
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:44
1 View

[New York] Bill Restricting Tobacco Use in State Advances in Senate

Two bills that would place new restrictions on tobacco and nicotine use in New York advanced in the State Senate on Tuesday to the cheers of anti-smoking advocates. "We think that senators heard our message loud and clear," said Julie Hart with the Amer
Time Warner Cable News
added Apr 26, 2017 12:44

[Canada] Kimberley’s smoking bylaw proving difficult to enforce

“We need to find a way to communicate how the city intends to enforce that bylaw,” he said. “We have no bylaw officer on weekends or evenings. I don’t agree with establishing a smoking area. Second hand smoke has been proven to be a health hazard. Now is
Kimberly (BC) Daily Bulletin (ca)
added Apr 26, 2017 01:25

Russian Navy reveals world's BIGGEST nuclear submarine with TWENTY missile launchers

The submarine has combat posts, crew cabins, a swimming pool, a gym and even a smoking room inside.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 26, 2017 01:20
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines