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[New York] Letter: Apartment complexes should be smoke-free

The Southern Tier Tobacco Awareness Coalition (STTAC) is a valuable resource for tenants and apartment managers. STTAC can provide consultation and policy development services and signage free of charge. They can be reached at 607-737-2858 or sarahrobbin
Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette
added May 26, 2018 15:55
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[New Jersey] Beach Smoking Ban Proposed

With a single dissenting vote from Councilwoman Karen Bergman, Ocean City's City Council, May 24, introduced an ordinance that could ban smoking on all city beaches this summer. The vote came with several council members expressing reluctance to create
Cape May County (NJ) Herald
added May 25, 2018 22:09
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[Minnesota] BRAUN: Smoke-free housing helps everyone, regardless of income

On March 27, the Richfield City Council passed a resolution to endorse smoke-free housing within the city. This is a great step toward improving rental housing living spaces so that they are healthy places to live for all, no matter one’s income or soci
ECM Publishers
added May 25, 2018 22:04
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[UK] Smoking ban plan for playgrounds and hospital grounds

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has launched a consultation with the ban planned for summer 2019 and those who break it could face a fine. Voluntary bans are currently in place in some school and hospital grounds and also in public playgrounds. If the
BBC Online
added May 25, 2018 18:01
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[UK-Wales] Wales to ban smoking outside hospitals and schools in UK first

Wales is to become the first country in the UK to ban smoking in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The Labour-led government said on Friday it would bring in the restriction by summer 2019, arguing it would protect people from sec
The Guardian (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:58
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gov't to crack down on smoking cafes

The Ministry of Health and Welfare recently announced its plan to crack down on so-called smoking cafes... There are about 30 smoking cafes in the country, and 13 of them are located in the Seoul metropolitan area
Korea Times (kr)
added May 25, 2018 11:39
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking in public place, advertisements of Tobacco product is punishable under COTPA'

Various laws enforced for public health and safety is useless in the state of Manipur as no law enforcers have ever acted as per the provisions provided in the act. Yes, Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) which was enacted in the sta
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:28
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness of hospital smokers

On a clinic visit to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital yesterday with my grandson, recently a patient in the Schiehallion (children’s cancer) ward, we were dismayed to see smokers everywhere, and worse, many cigarette butts – we counted 30 of them
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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[UK] ITV confirms Love Island smoking ban for 2018

ITV have confirmed there’s going to be an on screen smoking ban this year, following complaints from viewers last series about the prolific cigarette use amongst the islanders.
Radio Times (uk)
added May 25, 2018 00:35
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[New Zealand] Government needs to act to meet Smokefree 2025

The Health and Maori Affairs Select Committees received a blunt message yesterday – act now or we will fail to meet our Smokefree by 2025 goal, National MP Nicky Wagner says. “Yesterday’s meeting heard from organisations that are working to end smoking
Scoop (nz)
added May 25, 2018 00:34
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