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[Africa] Senegal on the frontline of the battle with Big Tobacco

2007 Global Youth Tobacco Survey estimated that up to 20 percent of Senegalese boys and 10 percent of girls aged 13 to 15 used tobacco products ... A spokesperson for Philip Morris, which controls over 40 percent of the tobacco market in Senegal and owns
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Nov 20, 2013 06:34
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[Asia, Qatar] Absence of dedicated rooms forces smokers outdoors

The absence of dedicated smokers' rooms in most of the enclosed public areas, where Qatar has prohibited smoking by law, is forcing smokers outside, thereby endangering non-smokers as well by exposing them to passive smoke. It is a common sight to see s
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2013 00:53
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[Oregon] Mills: UO should lift the smoking ban

they should be aware of the continual consequences that the ban has on campus life. At the very least, they should provide a legitimate area for people to go to indulge in a much-needed cigarette after a long and stressful day at school.
Oregon Daily Emerald (U of Oregon, Eugene)
added Nov 11, 2013 19:39
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[California] Walnut Creek passes toughest secondhand smoking law in the Contra Costa County

By February, those who live in apartments, condos and townhomes will no longer be allowed to smoke tobacco inside or outside of their homes. And there will be no place to smoke downtown by Christmas. The City Council passed a strict secondhand-smoking o
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Sep 19, 2013 00:24
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In one Florida county, nicotine is a banned drug

Critics of so-called tobacco lifestyle bans often cite discrimination and privacy violations. But federal law does not provide tobacco users equal protection, and Florida state law does not protect off-work tobacco use. Other local governments have enac
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:19
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Call to Action! California E-Cigarette Usage Ban -- SB 648 (UPDATED -- Hearing on August 14th)

The hearing on SB 648 has been set for Wednesday, August 14th at the California State Assembly in Sacramento ... If you can attend this hearing, please e-mail us at board@casaa.org. This is a critical hearing and we are encouraging all California vapers
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Aug 1, 2013 02:37
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[UK] Coventry play parks to go smoke free

Council has no power to ban smoking in the outdoor areas and will rely on smokers stubbing out voluntarily Play smoke free signs are going up in Coventry parks Play parks in Coventry are aiming to go smoke-free to protect children from harmful toxins.
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 18, 2013 10:53
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Define 'Public Spaces' For Smoking Ban

It should be obvious that these areas do not include bars and nightclubs, because these are areas that are for adults who engage in smoking and other activities.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:40
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[Africa, Uganda] MUGUMYA: Govt should ban shisha smoking

Much as research on shisha smoking in Uganda is still limited, the health concerns around shisha are not just a load of hot air. If you watch the way people smoke shisha, they take deliberate, deep breaths before exhaling so there is a lot of smoke being
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 12, 2013 18:28
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[Nepal] Anti-smoking law ineffective, say experts

Experts advocating the implementation of the anti-smoking act claim that the Tobacco Control and Regulation Act-2010 will remain ineffective as it was enforced without proper policies and consultation with concerned stakeholders. The law had come into eff
Republica (np)
added May 3, 2013 03:00
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