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[UK] Landlord of Leeds pub stubs out smoking in beer garden

A pub landlord in Meanwood is promising his beer garden will be a breath of fresh air for families in north Leeds after making it a smoke-free zone. Scott Westlake has decided to take the controversial step of stubbing out smoking at the Myrtle Tavern’s b
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:44

JAMA publishes report on risk of second-hand smoke with heat-not-burn cigarettes

A study on secondhand smoke from the next generation of heat-not-burn cigarettes found the products release some of the same cancer-causing chemicals as do traditional cigarettes. The study by the University of Bern in Switzerland was published Friday i
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jun 1, 2017 03:12

[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation’ of anti-smoking laws pledged

On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, health sector stakeholders pledged “firm implementation” of the Public Health Law as of July 1. Amendments to the law were endorsed earlier this month, imposing further restrictions on violators,
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:33
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Advocates making second effort to ban smoking in bars and casinos

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Dozens of people showed up at a rally on Wednesday at the Cinemark Theater in Perkins Rowe to support expanding a smoke free ordinance to include bars and casinos. That included five councilwomen: Barabara Freiberg, Erika Green
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:29

[Georgia] Breathe Easy poll results, ‘69 percent of voters support Columbus smoking ban’

Breathe Easy Columbus, an organization pushing for a citywide smoking ban, released results from a poll Wednesday that supports its position. The poll was conducted by Landmark Communications Inc., a company based in Alpharetta, Ga., to determine public
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jun 1, 2017 02:28

[UK-Northern Ireland] World No Tobacco Day: Poor almost three times more likely to smoke

People in the most deprived areas of Northern Ireland are almost three times more likely to smoke than their better off counterparts according to the Public Health Authority NI....said it is currently estimated that around 320,000 people aged 16 and over
Belfast Live
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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[Asia, India] Even after a partial ban on smoking

Despite ban on smoking by the government in public places, offices, educational institutions, etc. it seems smoking is on a rise, which can be justified by the fact that lung cancer in Kashmir is rapidly rising which is directly related to smoking in 80%
Greater Kashmir (in)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:21

[Australia] 2016 ndshs key findings: Tobacco smoking

little or no improvement was made among people aged 30 or older between 2013 and 2016... Tobacco contributes to more drug-related hospitalisations and deaths than alcohol and illicit drug use combined. However the proportion of people who perceive
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Jun 1, 2017 02:03

[Australia] 'He'll never be a surgeon again': Doctor who was 'punched from behind' by a man after telling him to stop smoking outside the hospital faces 'devastating' brain damage

A heart surgeon allegedly king hit from behind after telling off a visitor for smoking will 'almost certainly' never work as a doctor again if he wakes up from a coma, a colleague says. Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, who studied medicine in New Zealand
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:49

[Nebraska] Greenwood makes parks tobacco free

Village leaders will clear the smoke from Greenwood parks and public spaces. The board of trustees unanimously passed a resolution that designates all recreational facilities as tobacco-free. The new rule prohibits tobacco use at parks, playgrounds, swim
Ashland (NE) Gazette
added Jun 1, 2017 01:40
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