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Popular push for Austrian smoking ban gathers pace

More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants... As part of a coalition deal they struck in December, the far-right Freedom Party and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s conservatives agreed to lift a smok
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2018 01:32
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[Netherlands] INDUSTRY GROUPS PROTEST DUTCH SMOKING BAN

two major live music industry associations have written to Dutch health minister Paul Blokhuis to appeal a recent legal ruling that outlaws smoking in music venues. As a result of a decision by the Hague’s court of appeal on 13 February, indoor smoking r
IQ - Live Music Intelligence (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:54
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[Maryland] Live Casino & Hotel to open large outdoor smoking patio

Live Casino & Hotel is constructing a large smoking patio that it says will distinguish it from its rivals by offering table games, slot machines and a bar, all in an outdoor space. Smoking is barred inside Maryland’s six casinos. But the patio, called
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 21, 2018 00:44
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[Florida] Local businesses in Santa Rosa County are going tobacco free

Tobacco-free business, a growing trend throughout the state and country, is growing in Santa Rosa County. To date, 18 local businesses in the county have implemented tobacco-free policies, including: AppRiver CVS Stores City of Milton
Santa Rosa Free Press/Santa Rosa Press Gazette (Milton, FL)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:42
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[West Virginia] AUDIO: Bill Seeks to Limit Childhood Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Cars

members of the Legislature - particularly those in the Liberty Caucus, oppose the bill saying it limits individual freedom. “I’m one of those that believe people have the right to make decisions for themselves but what I would like to see is for a dramat
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Feb 21, 2018 00:41
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[UK] Why parents harming children by smoking in cars are getting away with it

an investigation has found that not one person has been fined for the offence in Cambridgeshire since the ban was introduced - and officers are taking a 'non-confrontational approach'.
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:40
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[Ohio] Tobacco-free campus policy fails in USG vote

The Ohio Revised Code may allow tobacco use under certain stipulations, but the University’s Undergraduate Student Government is attempting to ban campus-wide tobacco use. However, legislation toward that goal did not pass.
BG Falcon Media (Bowling Green (OH) State University)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:37
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[Massachusetts] Peabody Board of Health to prevent smoking pot in public places

trying to stop people from smoking marijuana inside private clubs or hotel rooms. The board will hold a public hearing Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m.on a proposed amendment to the city's environmental smoking regulations.
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:31
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[Illinois] More teens sneaking vaping devices that look like flash drives, markers into suburban high schools

Smoking in the bathroom has returned with a vengeance and a twist at some Chicago-area high schools, where administrators worry that new ways to get a nicotine fix are making the illegal habit even more appealing to students, and harder for teachers to c
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 21, 2018 00:29
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UK news media representations of smoking, smoking policies and tobacco bans in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policy-makers’ communications when engaging in discussion around smoke-free prison policies should draw on the generally smooth transitions to smoke-free prisons to date, and on evidence on health benefits of smoke-free environments and smoking cessation.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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