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[Massachusetts] Proposal to ban smoking in business districts gets airing

The Board of Health held a forum to get input on its proposal to ban smoking in most areas of downtown Northampton and Florence Thursday. And although most of the handful of commentators who addressed the board enthusiastically supported the floated chang
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 17:52
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[Canada] Ontario to allow marketing of vaping products

Ontario government passed regulations as part of Bill 36 enabling promotion of vaping products in retail stores. Ontario is the first province to pass e-cigarette legislation that allows companies to directly market vaping products to the public, after
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:35
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[Massachusetts] Downtown smoking ban topic of Northampton public forum

A proposal by the Board of Health to ban smoking in downtown Northampton and Florence drew strong support from residents who attended a public forum Thursday night. "I'm completely for it," said James Winston, an attorney with offices on Main Street. "If
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 19, 2018 11:58
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[District of Columbia] DC Rider’s Answer Line: Can Metro do anything about people smoking at bus stops?

Rider Jayant Kumar Vodela is upset about people smoking... If you see somebody smoking in these areas, you don’t have to call 911. You can text transit police at MyMTPD (696873) or call 202-962-2121.
Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2018 11:52
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[Massachusetts] Smoking in downtown Northampton could cost you

Lighting up in Northampton could lead to a ticket if the Board of Health imposes a smoking ban in the city's downtown business districts. At Thursday night's public forum, some residents said the city needs to find a way to curb smoking. City Councilo
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:58
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[UK] Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker

Staff, visitors and patients can activate the pre-recorded messages, which are then played through a speaker outside Pinderfields Hospital. "Hi, I'm Georgia, would you mind not smoking outside? Someone's mummy or daddy could be having their treatment to
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Consumer groups laud moves to curb smoking

It’s a big thumbs up from consumer groups to the government’s decision to raise cigarette prices and ban smoking at all open-air restaurants. Fomca senior vice-president Datuk Korisatan Karuppiah said these initiatives were “long overdue”. “This is the
The Star (my)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:46
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[Massachusetts] Columnist Johanna Neumann: Making a town council government work for you

After months of campaigning, the city council voted 9-2 in favor of citywide smoke-free workplace legislation. And, a few days later, state-level legislation advanced and the vision laid out in the tip-the-scales strategy was realized. Today 26 states, i
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 03:43
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[Canada] DIONNE: Smoking on campus?

Before it is permitted to smoke marijuana wherever it is permitted to smoke tobacco, further research on the effects of exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke is needed.
Excalibur (York University) (ca)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:29
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