Headlines Tagged with Smokefree Policies — 109,717 headlines found
The use of e-cigarettes will be banned from use in indoor public places with changes to existing tobacco legislation, the government of Nova Scotia announced Friday. Health Minister Leo Glavine said the government wants to change the definition of smoke
Oct 24, 2014 CBC News (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:05
is proposing a ban on e-cigarettes everywhere tobacco smoking is prohibited. That includes beaches, parks, the seawall, public golf courses, bus shelters, patios and within six metres of any door or window into a building. Council is scheduled to vote o
Sep 25, 2014 Metro (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:56
A new study has found that increases in state cigarette prices and restrictions on indoor smoking can lead to decreases in state per capita consumption of beer and spirits, but not wine.
Sep 23, 2014 EurekAlert
added Sep 23, 2014 19:18
A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
Sep 21, 2014 New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Sep 14, 2014 Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44
they do not represent dangers to passersby and do not, any more than the packaging of a sport drink or nutrition bar, represent a threat of more litter on trails and in parks areas. Government intervention ought to be about protecting public health and w
Sep 3, 2014 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 3, 2014 09:58
They say they are being discriminated against and are being lumped in unfairly with cigarette smokers. The ban on the devices begins Monday.
Aug 31, 2014 El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Sep 1, 2014 03:21
New Democrat Health and Long-Term Care critic France Gelinas was disheartened when she patronized a downtown Sudbury restaurant on the weekend and someone at the next table 'lit up' a cigarette at the next table.
Aug 20, 2014 Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 20, 2014 23:32
number of smokers in Russia has dropped 6 percent since the country adopted a strong tobacco control legislation last year. The opinion poll shows that that the percentage of smokers has decreased from 41 to 35 percent in the past year.
Aug 12, 2014 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:43
Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Jul 22, 2014 Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06