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[Oklahoma] Bill allows prison canteens to sell smokes to inmates

State Rep. Rick West, R-Heavener, said the nearly six-year ban on cigarettes sales and smoking inside prisons has caused nothing but problems for inmates, wardens and correctional employees. He’s proposing a controversial measure that would allow inmate
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05
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[Montana] Special Report: New Yellowstone County smoking proximity rule

BILLINGS – A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems will take effect in Yellowstone County on March 1. Rule 7, as it’s called, was voted in by the RiverStone Board of Health in December. The rule
KTVH NBC (Helena, MT)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:06
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[Australia] Ben Fordham fires up over vaping laws in NSW

Ben Fordham has had a fiery exchange with NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard on the merits of e-cigarettes in reducing smoking related deaths. Australia should follow the lead of other countries, and make it more accessible for smokers to access e-cigaret
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:00
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Armenia's anti-smoking campaign unveils its new advert

A new advert warning of the dangers of smoking for passive smokers was unveiled today by Armenia's health authorities aimed to serve as the official poster of the government anti-smoking campaign.. The move comes ahead of the upcoming parliamentary deb
Panorama.am (am)
added Feb 23, 2018 17:38
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[UK-Scotland] Health chiefs could lift vaping ban at North-east hospitals

North-east health chiefs are considering lifting a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping on hospital grounds. Ahead of a policy review, NHS Grampian is asking the public if the use of the devices should be permitted across its facilities. The current NHS Gram
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:52
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[Massachusetts] Seven organizations work on smoking cessation

The Asian Health Initiative of Tufts Medical Center met Feb. 9 at the downtown hospital. It awarded three-year grants to seven neighborhood organizations who serve the Chinatown community, with each organization reporting on the first year of their effor
Sampan Newspaper
added Feb 23, 2018 16:50
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[Japan] LDP approves antismoking plan with many loopholes

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday approved in principle the government's antismoking plan after the health ministry expanded the scope of exceptions from its initial plan to basically allow continued smoking at eateries. While the mini
Japan Today
added Feb 23, 2018 16:47
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U.S. Federal Law Banning Smoking In Cars With Children Is False

Where did this fake news originate? The website amomama.com published the false story reporting that smoking in cars with children is now illegal as of Jan. 30, 2018. ...the above story is false, according to FactCheck.org. Despite the story being inaccu
Business 2 Community
added Feb 23, 2018 02:02
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[UK] PEOPLE WHO VAPE WHILE DRIVING COULD FACE PROSECUTION, POLICE WARN

While vaping while driving is not in itself illegal, police say that an e-cigarette will be treated the same as any handheld electronic device. As such, motorists who are distracted by them, or the clouds of vapour they produce, could face prosecution fo
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:17
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[Montana] On Special Assignment: New smoking proximity rule

BILLINGS - A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems will take effect in Yellowstone County on March 1. Rule 7, as it’s called, was voted in by the RiverStone Board of Health in December. The rule
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:48
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