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[New Jersey] Egg Harbor Township, NJ Park Smoking Ban Looming

is introducing an ordinance that would ban smoking at local parks. The ordinance which would ban cigarettes, cigars, pipes, electronic smoking devices and chewing tobacco would be discussed at a local hearing on December 16, 2016 at 5:30pm. The meeting w
The Cigar Authority
added Nov 25, 2015 17:26

[Australia] ‘Sand ambassadors’ deployed to catch thousands of smokers on Bondi, Bronte, Tamarama beaches this summer

but it’s unlikely anyone will actually be fined. Waverley Council has not fined one smoker since implementing a ban at Bronte and Tamarama in 2009 or banning smoking at Bondi in 2004. On Monday the Wentworth Courier photographed at least seven people li
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:24

[New Hampshire] SMHC applauded for setting tobacco-free standard

Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC). On Nov. 10, the network recognized SMHC for meeting all ten best practice standards around creating a tobacco‑free environment and supporting tobacco‑free lifestyles.
Foster's Democrat
added Nov 25, 2015 17:02

Editorial: Saskatchewan government needs to strengthen anti-smoking measures

The fact we are able to work, dine and enjoy leisure activities in smoke-free environments today isn’t because of anti-tobacco education, useful as that is. It took legislation to clear the air. The government should take bold steps to protect a new gen
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:01

Romanian Deputies to vote on banning smoking in public spaces

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies could debate today, November 25, the draft law which bans smoking in enclosed public spaces, enclosed places at workplace, in children’s playgrounds, and in health & education facilities.
Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:51

[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco taxes grow as anti-smoking funds dwindle

collected more than $882 million in tobacco taxes in the budget year that ended June 30. That includes payments tied to a 1998 settlement....But Massachusetts spent less that 1 percent of that money — about $3.9 million — on smoking cessation.
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Nov 25, 2015 16:27

[Asia, China] 600 Beijingers fined after breaking smoking ban

217 organizations and 598 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Wednesday. The fines totaled about 570,000 yuan (89,262 U.S. dollars), said Wang Benjin, deputy head of Beijing health inspection institute.
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 25, 2015 16:19

[Canada] Council votes to ban e-cigarettes on outdoor city property

SASKATOON – A new year means new resolutions. City council wants to start with these: no more smoking on outdoor city property and no more vaping either.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 15:50

[China] VIDEO: There's no smoke without… FIRED! Angry billionaire boss dismisses Chinese factory workers after they failed to recognise the tycoon and swore at him for interrupting their cigarette break

Taiwanese tycoon Terry Guo was filmed sacking staff in Shenzhen, China Two men were caught smoking in a smoke-free zone by the visiting mogul Workers reportedly said: 'Who are you? It's none of your f****** business'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 15:29

[California] New Categories Added to San Mateo's Secondhand Smoke Ordinance

an ordinance meant to curb secondhand smoke exposure from cigarettes has been updated to include e-cigarettes and medical marijuana as well. San Mateo’s City Council established the ordinance update, which went into effect on Nov. 5, to protect the publi
added Nov 25, 2015 15:05
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