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Australia's Possible Nationwide Smoking Ban Will Be World's First

Australia is considering a ban on smoking to prohibit people from using "cancer sticks" which only endanger public health and safety. However, the Australian government will give smokers the option of using e-cigarettes to ease them into quitting the ris
International Business Times (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:41
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[Florida] Cheap cigarette-cigars enticing adolescents

Dr. Barry Hummel warns filtered "cigar cigarettes" -- most of them fruit flavored -- are a rapidly increasing problem among local teenagers. In fact, he said, they are being used to introduce young people to smoking. Hummel represented the Tobacco Preve
Sebring (FL) News-Sun
added Jan 23, 2013 12:24
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[UK] Town declares parks smoke-free

A number of parks in a town are to be declared "designated smokefree sites". Signs will go up at entrances to 13 parks and playing fields in Blackpool, Lancashire, to warn visitors that children need protecting from smoking in open air.
Ashbourne News Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 14, 2012 22:01
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Atlanta Curbs Smoking, Part of Wave of Southern Bans

The South may still lead the nation in cigarette use, but the number of places where smokers are embraced with Southern hospitality is shrinking rapidly. More than 200 cities, large and small, across the Deep South have outlawed smoking in bars, restaura
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2012 05:42
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A Website Offers Help Finding a Hotel Where You Can Light Up

do not they who smoke also need a place to lay their weary heads? Yes, they do, insists Shawn Bradley, who runs an odd little website called Smoketels.com, where those who puff can book a hotel that welcomes them.
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2014 00:57
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[New York] Assembly Approves Bill to Prohibit Smoking Outside of Elementary or Secondary Schools

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz today announced the approval of legislation that would further protect children and young adults from the detrimental effects of secondhand smoke by prohibiting smoking within 100 feet of e
Saugerties (NY) Post-Star
added Jun 19, 2012 15:18
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[Canada] City employees prohibited from smoking e-cigs in municipal buildings, vehicles

The city of Montreal has banned its employees from puffing on e-cigarettes inside city-owned buildings and vehicles. Employees received a notice Tuesday about the policy, saying e-cigarettes are considered to be the same as regular cigarettes and thus fa
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:25
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TOBACCO NATION: WHERE AMERICANS SMOKE, DIP AND DIE TRYIN’ / Who's Still Smoking? State-by-State Analysis of U.S. Tobacco Use

We combed through the latest CDC data for interesting and surprising patterns of tobacco use in the U.S. ...Would you have guessed that Maine loves cigars more than anywhere ...Kentucky...highest rate of smoking-attributable deaths (371 per 100,000 peopl
Vocativ
added Oct 30, 2014 14:41
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[USA] Canada: E-Cigarettes: A Hazy Status In The Workplace

Employers should continue to monitor Health Canada's regulatory advisories regarding e-cigarettes. Employers with questions about establishing policies or how to adapt e-cigarettes to your current workplace policies should contact one of our members of M
Mondaq
added Jul 18, 2014 16:03
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[Chile] Changes in Tobacco Laws

The legal text seeks to prohibit smoking in cars while there are children in them, and to force tobacco companies to answer to health issues due to the consumption of tobacco. The smoking ban initially came into effect in March, 2013, however regarding t
I Love Chile (cl)
added May 5, 2014 20:47
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