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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New designs of public smoking areas on trial

Smokers can light up within a partially boarded-up area at two locations in Orchard Road, as part of a study to examine the effectiveness of different designated smoking area (DSA) designs in reducing smoking activity in the vicinity. Since late June, sc
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:17
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Once again, Albany fails to address corruption

The Legislature also passed, and the governor signed, a bill to regulate e-cigarette “vaping”...The Legislature also passed, and the governor signed, a bill to regulate e-cigarette “vaping”
Herald Community Newspapers (Long Island, NY)
added Jul 14, 2017 09:24
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Johnson State’s trying to kick tobacco use

Johnson State and the entire Vermont State Colleges system have jumped on the Vermont Department of Health’s bandwagon, banning tobacco use on campus starting in 2018. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., with 480,000 death
Stowe (VT) Today
added Jul 14, 2017 02:55
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[UK] Parents smoking at youth football matches prompts campaign urging them to stub out on the sidelines

Smoke Free Sidelines highlights how children copy adult behaviour. The campaign has not been prompted by a noticeable rise in people smoking at youth football pitches, but is part of a wider drive to improve health in the county.
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 18:07
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A randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to reduce children’s exposure to secondhand smoke in the home [FREE FULL TEXT]

By reducing exposure to SHS in the homes of children who live with smokers unable or unwilling to quit, this intervention offers huge potential to reduce children’s’ tobacco-related harm.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:50
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[Kansas] Students, faculty discuss proposed campus ban on tobacco and vaping

Currently, K-State’s tobacco ban is still “in progress,” as President Richard Myers has not yet implemented such a ban after his administration said it would look into banning smoking on campus this upcoming school year. However, students have been encou
Kansas State Collegian
added Jul 12, 2017 19:17
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[Asia, Israel] 'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

When the current contract expires at the end of the year, cigarettes will no longer be sold at Shekem (the IDF canteen chain). It is expected that soon afterward they will no longer be sold at training bases or any IDF base. During the discussion, the u
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Uncertainty surrounds implementation of Duterte’s smoking ban

“we have yet to see if its implementation will be good”. Despite the positive health benefits of the ban, anti-smoking advocacy group Health Justice Philippines estimates about 240 Filipinos still die a day — or 87,600 a year — due to smoking-related dis
AsiaPacificReport.nz (nz)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:23
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[Missouri] Tobacco policy clears first reading

consideration of Bill No. 2017-033 which would amend Chapter 42 of the city code by prohibiting smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes in public places. “I’m a big anti-smoking person,” Lance Christie said beginning the public comment period. “That
Nevada (MO) Herald & Mail
added Jul 12, 2017 09:16
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly resolution calls for regulations on allowing pot consumption in retail stores

urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it's a problem that tourists and locals can buy commercial pot products but can't legally smoke it outside of private homes.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 12, 2017 09:15
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