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[Utah] Logan Municipal Council discusses possible e-cigarette ban

Members of Logan’s Municipal Council expressed doubts about banning e-cigarettes with little information about their harmful second-hand effects Tuesday night and asked the health department to do a presentation on the subject in January.
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Nov 21, 2014 01:28
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AUDIO: Can new no-smoking cigarettes catch fire?

Big Tobacco hopes cigarettes that don't fill a room with smoke will be the next big thing. Andrew O'Day reports.
CBS MarketWatch
added Nov 21, 2014 01:25
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[Colorado, Kansas] VIDEO: Smokers, Tobacco Users Won't Be Hired By Centura Health

Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year. The healthcare company said it’s part of their efforts to enhance its smoke/tobacco-free workplace policy in both Colorado and Kansas.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:22
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Colorado hospital giant Centura Health to stop hiring tobacco users

One of Colorado's largest health care systems, Centura Health, joined a national trend Thursday by announcing it won't hire tobacco users after Dec. 31, yet questions remain about discriminating against employees to create healthier workplaces.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 21, 2014 01:08
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[Oregon] Clatsop County may ban smoking in county parks

The Clatsop County Recreational Lands Planning Advisory Committee is recommending that county parks be included in the county’s existing no tobacco policy. The no tobacco policy, created in 2011, is enforced outside county department buildings.
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:40
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[Ireland] Major problems with smoking area compliance

While convictions for allowing smoking in the workplace have dropped, the main problem areas are designated smoking areas in pubs and clubs, according to a HSE report out yesterday. Over the six-month period April-September 2014, there were eight court
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:20
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[Michigan] Administrators consider campus-wide smoking ban after petition gains traction

With more than 1,400 signatures on a change.org petition calling for a campus-wide smoking ban at MSU, school administrators have taken notice. “Going smoke-free is something the university has considered before and is currently reviewing,” MSU spokesm
(East Lansing, MI) State News
added Nov 20, 2014 21:15
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[Minnesota] Bloomington cracks down on e-cigs and cheap cigars

Bloomington is the latest Minnesota city to get tough on e-cigarettes. The City Council passed a new ordinance 7-0 on Monday night that bans e-cigarette use in most public places and bans sampling in stores where e-cigarettes are sold.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 20, 2014 12:55
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Ban On State Property Begins November 20

Kentucky ends the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on executive branch state property, effective Nov. 20 – the day of the Great American Smokeout. Pointing to Kentucky’s high rankings in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear anno
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:40
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[Wisconsin] Paul Soglin, council members move to add e-cigarettes to Madison smoking ban

Mayor Paul Soglin and nine City Council members are proposing to add electronic cigarettes to Madison’s smoking ban, which prohibits smoking in most indoor places as well as posted areas of parks and beaches. The measure, to be introduced Tuesday, comes
Wisconsin State Journal
added Nov 19, 2014 15:49
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