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[Wisconsin] Walters: E-cig popularity lights up Capitol

It’s a three-sided debate: Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch wants to tell local governments they can’t ban e-cigarettes. Democratic Rep. Debra Kolste wants to add e-cigarettes to the statewide indoor smoking ban. And others ask whether Wisconsin should foll
Beloit (WI) Daily News
added Mar 31, 2015 14:19

[California] PD Editorial: Banning multi-family smoking

Smoke, like noise, knows no walls, which is why the city of Santa Rosa is on the right track... We sympathize to some degree with those who, as a result of this change, will be unable to smoke inside their own living areas. But we have greater sympathy
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Mar 31, 2015 12:32

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: The Record: Smoking in Fort Lee

Restricting places where people can smoke not only is comfort to non-smokers, it can encourage smokers to stop. Fort Lee's ordinance is a win-win, and it's something officials in other towns should consider emulating.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Mar 31, 2015 12:32

[Asia-pacific] Less Stringent Regulatory Framework as Compared to Cigarettes Drives the Global Cigar Market, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

Machine made cigars, cigarillos and little cigars represent the bulk of the global cigar market in terms of volume and value. The relatively less stringent tax framework and regulatory structure for cigars in comparison to cigarettes is driving smokers to
PR Web
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31

[UK-Scotland] NHS rules out wardens to police smoking ban

SMOKERS will be urged to resist the temptation to light up rather than be policed by wardens when new rules banning the habit in hospital grounds come into force. NHS Lothian said it would not be following the example of other health boards such as NHS G
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31

[Canada] Comment: Smoking bylaw takes effect at opportune time

Capital Regional District’s bylaw to promote clean air by regulating secondhand tobacco smoke will come into effect Wednesday, shortly after we celebrate our spectacular outdoors with the annual flower count. The CRD’s bylaw will ensure that in the future
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:45

[UK] Ciggie ban on nurses Medics to be barred from smoking while in their uniform

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) wants to discourage Brits from thinking smoking is the norm.
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:24

[Australia] No smoking within four metres of an entrance - but what's an entrance?

According to a state government media release this week the bans apply “on the grounds of and within four metres of an entrance”, but there seems to be differing interpretations on what an entrance is. A Standard survey showed schools and Warrnambool ba
Warrnambool Standard (au)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:15

[Australia] Smoking ban in outdoor areas the 'next logical step', says Melbourne lord mayor

Melbourne city council set to discuss a ban for outdoor dining areas, an initiative that would bring Victoria into line with other states
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:14

[New York] EDITORIAL: Without enforcement, UB’s no smoking policy accomplishes little

Although it is impossible to contain tobacco smoke, if it was contained to a handful of areas that are easily accessible for smokers but also easy for non-smokers to avoid, then their experience on campus would be essentially smoke-free and certainly mor
UB Spectrum (University at Buffalo)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:31
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