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Americans Favor Ban on Smoking in Public, but Not Total Ban

A majority of Americans, 56%, are in favor of making smoking in public places illegal. This is in line with what Gallup has measured since 2011. By contrast, until 2008, Gallup found most Americans were opposed to a ban on smoking in public places, with a
Gallup Organization
added Jul 30, 2014 06:24
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France to ban electronic cigarettes from all public places and subject them to the same tight rules as tobacco

The move has sparked outrage among sellers and users of the battery-powered devices which contain liquid nicotine that is turned into a vapor when inhaled. Health Minister Marisol Touraine confirmed reports that a ban would go ahead on France’s Europe 1
World Observer Online
added Jul 29, 2014 02:10
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No Smoking In Russia? Tough New Antitobacco Rules Come To The Land Of Cigarettes

This Moscow street scene, circulated on the Internet in a video, illustrates the tensions between smokers and antitobacco activists as tough new legislation comes into force in Russia, the world's second-largest cigarette market. The latest provisions o
Radio Free Europe
added Jun 28, 2014 09:44
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Image examples of marketing claims to accompany “Smoking Revolution". A Content Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Retail Websites

Conclusions: Health claims and smoking cessation messages that are unsupported by current scientific evidence are frequently used to sell e-cigarettes. Implied and overt health claims, the presence of doctors on websites, celebrity endorsements, and the u
eScholarship
added Mar 30, 2014 06:29
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Third hand smoke - the sticky brown residue on smokers' walls and furniture - could be even MORE dangerous for children than passive smoking, warn experts

Dr Hang told an American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas: 'The best argument for instituting a ban on smoking indoors is actually third hand smoke.' The biggest potential health risk is for babies and toddlers. As they crawl and put their hands or t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2014 00:22
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[Canada] Education campaign focused on smokers

The Town of Petrolia is asking smokers not to smoke in public parks and playgrounds where children play. "We Play Here. Please Don't Smoke Here" signs have been placed in parks, playgrounds, baseball diamonds and soccer pitches around Petrolia as part o
Petrolia Topic (ca)
added Mar 8, 2014 08:52
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[Pennsylvania] Bills would expand Pa. smoking ban to all bars, casinos

Senate Bill 80, by state Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, and House Bill 1485, by state Rep. Mario Scavello, seek to eliminate the exemptions in the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2008. The existing smoking ban makes exceptions for places such as tobacco shops, casino f
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Jan 23, 2014 00:27
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[Uae: Dubai] More UAE teen are smoking now

The number of children curious about smoking is increasing in the UAE, said a worried health official, but noted new anti-tobacco laws will help the younger generation. ... about 28 per cent of teens younger than 15 years are smoking. The Dubai Health Aut
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2014 04:58
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[Taiwan] Video of man "posing as a Japanese" while smoking on Taipei subway leaves Asia confused

A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19
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[Florida] New, tougher tobacco ban for Polk County Schools

The ban extends well-past the school's walls and beyond school hours. And while its target may be the students, the rules apply to grown-ups too. The idea of using tobacco in school went up in smoke a long time ago, but Polk County's new rules go way b
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Nov 13, 2013 19:38
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