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[Texas] Smoking banned at Houston city parks and libraries

The City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department and Houston Public Library have announced plans to ban smoking and tobacco products at all of their properties. Houston City Council met on Wednesday to discuss the new policy going into effect.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX)
added Jul 23, 2014 21:00
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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[Iraq] RAQQA JOURNAL In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice

The religious police have banned public smoking of cigarettes and water pipes – a move that has dampened the city’s social life, forcing cafes to close.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 15:37
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Vermont police department issues first car-smoking ticket

A Vermont police department says it has issued its first ticket to a driver who was smoking with a child in his car. St. Johnsbury Police say a civil ticket that included a $162 fine was issued last week to 32-year-old Daniel Berube after his car was sto
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2014 15:27
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Vermont issues 1st ticket after new law that bans smoking in a car carrying kids

A St. Johnsbury police officer issued the ticket on July 19 to 32-year-old Daniel Berube. The Caledonia Record reports that the man was smoking a cigarette with a toddler in the back of the car.
WNYT NBC-13 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:26
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[Oregon] County considers e-cigarette rules

Lane County commissioners on Tuesday pondered possible county regulations for electronic cigarettes, and weighed whether to require tobacco retail outlets in unincorporated Lane County to buy county business licenses.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 23, 2014 14:12
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[Nevada] AUDIO: Macau Bans Smoking In Casinos

The Silver State – and its casinos – have resisted the anti-smoking tide that has swept to so many other states. Eighteen of the 23 states with commercial casinos don’t allow smoking inside those buildings. So how could a smoking ban in a city halfway a
KNPR Nevada Public Radio
added Jul 23, 2014 14:06
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[Louisiana] Smoke-Free Week has bars trading in cigarettes for clean air

Smoke-Free Week in New Orleans to promote the benefits of smoke-free environments. Organizers want to highlight the problems with secondhand smoke exposure, particularly for those who work in bars around the city.
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:18
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[UK] Council backs government plans for car smoking ban

THE council has welcomed the launch of a public consultation over government proposals to ban smoking in cars in front of children. It follows a successful scheme in the town in 2013 when more than 1,200 people pledged to stop smoking in their cars and h
St Helens Star (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:12
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[Arizona] ENCINAS: Many get burned by new UA tobacco ban

A more reasonable policy would have allowed tobacco users to only smoke in designated areas that are away from areas of heavy foot traffic, and banned e-cigs and smokeless tobacco from indoor public areas only. The designers of the policy failed to take
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Jul 23, 2014 12:10
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