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[Georgia] E-cigs banned indoors

Most personnel working or living on board Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay also are aware that smoking is prohibited indoors and only authorized in designated smoking areas. However, did you know this policy includes the use of any tobacco product; smokel
Kings Bay (GA) Periscope
added Apr 24, 2014 14:24
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Smoke Shop Magazine: E-Cigs at the Forefront (PDF)

Generally, existing and pending state regulation of electronic cigarettes is focused on three areas: youth access; public use restrictions; and taxation.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 24, 2014 12:46
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[Tennessee] County gets $36K in tobacco funds

Bedford County Health Department has received $36,611 from the state's tobacco settlement money to help reduce preschoolers' exposure to second-hand smoke. Dr. David Reagan, chief medical officer for Tennessee Department of Health, made the presentation o
Shelbyville (TN) Times-Gazette
added Apr 24, 2014 11:32
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ARCHIVE: SALETAN: ARE OUTDOOR SMOKING BANS SCIENTIFICALLY JUSTIFIED?

In response to Tuesday's article about the crackdown in New York, many of you made good arguments for and against the proposed restrictions. The best post came from James Repace, a biophysicist and former EPA staff scientist who does actual research on
Slate
added Apr 24, 2014 11:08
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[Michigan] Prohibitions against outdoor smoking in Ann Arbor win approval from City Council

voted 9-2 Monday night to approve a new local ordinance prohibiting outdoor smoking in certain areas. Once the ordinance takes effect in the coming days, smokers no longer will be allowed to light up within 10 feet of a bus stop, or within 20 feet of the
Michigan Live
added Apr 24, 2014 10:55
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[Jersey, UK] More protection from second hand smoke

Jersey’s Health Minister says she’ll take “positive action” to stop smoking in cars. Deputy Anne Pryke is responding to feedback from a consultation in 2013. She says she wants to protect children from second hand smoke. The Minister will bring forwar
ITV Channel Television
added Apr 24, 2014 10:38
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[UK] Brighton restaurant boss fined for flouting smoking ban

Ali Cill, 29, who runs Ottoman Cuisine, in Lewes Road, Brighton, pleaded guilty to charges of failing to stop people from smoking inside his restaurant, when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court. He was prosecuted last Thursday (17 April) by Brigh
Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Apr 24, 2014 09:10
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[California] The Real House Candidates of Beverly Hills

I met with Waxman last month in the Rayburn House Office Building. His wall is clogged with copies of the landmark bills he played a big role in writing — the Clean Air Act, the Tobacco Control Act and the Affordable Care Act, among others.
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2014 08:48
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[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43
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[Nebraska] Students push to ban smoking on campus

Hundreds of students are pushing to outlaw any smoking, including e-cigarettes, across the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus after a two-alarm dorm fire was sparked by a cigarette in February.
KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com
added Apr 24, 2014 00:42
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