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[Canada] C-K Council will be asked to consider expanded no-smoking bylaw

Chatham-Kent council will be asked this year by its board of health to consider an expanded no-smoking bylaw that would prohibit tobacco use near sports fields, public parks, public beaches and all municipal properties.
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Jan 15, 2014 16:59
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[New York] ECIG Denounces NY City Council Public Ban of E-Cigarette Use

Regulation banning the use of e-cigarettes in public venues lacks merit and evidential support, says the Electronic Cigarette Industry Group. The Electronic Cigarette Industry Group (ECIG), a non-profit association of consumers, manufacturers, importers
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 23, 2013 12:36
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[California] San Rafael Smoking Ban Ignites Media Firestorm

The smoking law has sparked coverage in major national publications including ABC News, Fox News, United Press International and Huffington Post, among many others. It’s causing a stir in London, too, with the story featured in the Daily Mail. The law
Patch.org
added Nov 25, 2013 16:45
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[New York] CURY: Should e-cigarettes be banned from restaurants?

Below are some facts that shed light on the issue. Personally, e-cigs remind me a lot of chewing gum. I wouldn’t use the stuff in a nice restaurant, but I also wouldn’t advocate banning the practice outright.
CNN
added Sep 29, 2013 21:32
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[New York] Smoking Is Back, Without the Stigma

Ten years after Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg banned smoking in public places, it is returning to the city’s bars, restaurants and workplaces, thanks to the growing popularity of e-cigarettes. They can be spotted wherever traditional cigarettes had been ou
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2013 18:13
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[Africa, Ghana] Ban on public smoking to protect non-smokers – FDA

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jul 29, 2013 20:12
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[New York, Wyoming] Town repeals smoking bans after just 9 months

Not all of America is moving toward banning smoking indoors and out. Months after prohibiting it, Casper, Wyo., is now telling smokers that it's OK to light up in some public spaces. The City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday to repeal part of an indoor smoking
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 7, 2013 21:26
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Hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free policy in Uruguay: experience through 2010

Conclusions Adding two more years of follow-up data confirmed that Uruguay's smoke-free law was followed by a substantial and sustained reduction in AMI hospitalisations.
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2013 13:30
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[California] E-cigarettes' dangers uncertain

There are a lot of public health questions surrounding the use of e-cigarettes, but one thing is not in question - they are becoming a popular alternative to tobacco cigarettes. One in 5 smokers in the United States had tried e-cigarettes in 2011 - up fr
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added May 9, 2013 20:46
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[Asia] Bangladesh passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places

The Parliament of Bangladesh has just passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places, including on transport. According to this new law those who violate the law will be slapped and a fine of 300 TKs will be fined. It is an amendment brought in t
Asian Tribune
added May 6, 2013 01:39
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