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[UK] Outcry as MPs back call to relax rules around smoking e-cigarettes in public while making the devices easier to get on prescription

Scientists last night claimed the committee had been swayed by the vaping industry. Simon Capewell, professor in public health and policy at Liverpool University said: ‘The committee has concentrated solely on “experts” who are e-cig champions. More bala
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:28
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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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[UK] E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed so they can be more widely used and accepted in society...The report on e-cigarettes, by the science and technology MPs' committee, said they were too often overlooked by the NHS as a tool to help people stop s
BBC Online
added Aug 17, 2018 13:13
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[Washington] Thurston County bans smoking, vaping in its parks

commissioners on Tuesday approved an amendment to the county’s park code banning smoking and vaping in or on Thurston County parks, preserves or trails. Officials said they wanted to deter smoking and vaping and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke. “We
The Olympian (WA)
added Aug 17, 2018 12:11
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[California] Fontana bans smoking in city parks

Fontana this week joined more than 300 California cities and counties in prohibiting smoking in public parks. City leaders on Tuesday, Aug. 14, unanimously approved the ban, which includes e-cigarettes and will take effect by the end of October. Fontana
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Aug 17, 2018 12:09
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[South Africa] Vaping could be banned in SA

The national government’s proposed Tobacco Draft Bill threatens to eliminate vaping in South Africa as it tightens the laws on usage, and categorises the alternative with traditional cigarette smoking. The proposed Tobacco Draft Bill intends to place st
capetownetc.com (sa)
added Aug 17, 2018 11:33
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[Republic Of Maldives] Smoking ban petition launched by hospital boss

More than 1,300 people have signed an online petition to ban smoking in all cafes and restaurants across the Maldives. Ahmed Affaal, the managing director of ADK Hospital, set up the petition two days ago and aims to get 1,500 signatures. He told the M
Maldives Independent (mv)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:23
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Why Australian prisoners are smoking nicotine-infused tea leaves

Simply providing nicotine lozenges isn’t enough to change the entrenched behaviour of long-term smokers. We need to provide better support for Australians in prison to quit smoking and improve their long-term health. They deserve the same quitting servi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:01
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[Illinois] Palatine considering banning vaping in indoor places

Citing health concerns, Palatine officials are exploring whether to have a local ban on vaping in indoor places along with boosting the legal age to buy such products in the village. In April, this unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vapi
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Aug 15, 2018 16:16
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[Illinois] Ban On Vaping Indoors In Public Eyed By Palatine

Vaping could face some new restrictions in Palatine as village officials consider possible ways to limit the habit because of health concerns. While no measures have been officially proposed, a ban on vaping indoors in public, as well as an increase in th
Patch.org
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15
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