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France to ban electronic cigarettes from all public places and subject them to the same tight rules as tobacco

The move has sparked outrage among sellers and users of the battery-powered devices which contain liquid nicotine that is turned into a vapor when inhaled. Health Minister Marisol Touraine confirmed reports that a ban would go ahead on France’s Europe 1
World Observer Online
added Jul 29, 2014 02:10

[Australia] LEYONHJELM: E-cigarettes at mercy of bureaucrats who ban by default

But it is illegal to sell e-cigarettes with nicotine in Australia, because no one has asked the TGA to deem them to be quitting devices. And it is illegal, at least in some Australian states, to sell e-cigarettes to deliver non-nicotine flavours, because
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jul 29, 2014 02:02
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[Texas] Here's where you can still smoke in Houston

This week word came that Houston’s public parks, golf courses and pools will be smoke-free zones come September. Parks and Recreation Department Director Joe Turner announced the new policy at a City Council Quality of Life Committee meeting Wednesday.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 29, 2014 01:53
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] E-cigarette ban sought: Decades of education against smoking at risk

A prominent professor at King Saud University (KSU) has called for a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes, especially to those under the age of 18. Sultan Ayoub Meo, a professor at the KSU’s College of Medicine, told Arab News on Friday that e-cigarette smoki
Arab News (sa)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:51

[Singapore] LETTER: Dealing with smokers who flout the law

HOW should members of the public deal with smokers who flout the law prohibiting smoking at designated public areas? One recent weekend, I came across a middle-aged man puffing away on his cigarette in a bus stop.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 28, 2014 23:53
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[Washington] Wash. eatery's pot smoking area illegal, state says

Mint Tea restaurant says pot smoking section is legal
added Jul 28, 2014 23:53

[Washington] Some upset over pot smokers on Vanc. patio

A local restaurant and shop is pushing the legal envelope, by allowing customers to smoke pot in a designated spot on its patio. The management at Mint Tea said they've had a cannabis-friendly tent set up for a while, and it's become more popular now tha
KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8
added Jul 28, 2014 23:51

This is Your E-Cigarette on Drugs

Dope smokers find e-cigarettes and high-tech ‘mods’ are great for smoking in public, with less fear from cops and bouncers.
The Daily Beast
added Jul 28, 2014 23:45

[Alaska] Hometown U: The students behind the smoke-free campus initiative

With the majority student voice known, Chancellor Tom Case has asked faculty and staff leaders to poll their constituents at the start of the new academic year. This student initiative would change current policy, which allows anyone to light up outdoors
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 28, 2014 22:36
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Indiana judge talks about Evansville's smoking ban in Gibson Co.

An Indiana Supreme Court Justice spoke at the joint Kiwanis and Rotary Club ... It's been almost six-months since Judge David voted against Evansville's ordinance to ban smoking in indoor restaurants and bars. David, along with two others, voted to str
14 WFIE (Evansville, IN)
added Jul 28, 2014 22:34
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