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[Arkansas] You Ask, We Investigate: Smoking Prohibited at Restaurants in Fayetteville

The ordinance, however, does not cover bars. Under the ordinance, a bar is defined as an establishment that is devoted primarily to the sale and service of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption and where the service of food, if any, is incident
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:01

[Alabama] Editorial: Smoking's example for America

One of the failings of the modern-day Alabama Legislature is its refusal to pass a statewide ban on smoking in most public spaces and enclosed workplaces. Twenty-six states have chosen to protect the health of their residents against smoking and secondha
Anniston (AL) Star
added Oct 3, 2018 08:19

[Canada] Health groups warn against vaping ads in Ontario convenience stores

Allowing the display and advertising of vaping products in thousands of convenience stores across Ontario will lead to increased nicotine addiction among teenagers, a coalition of health groups warned the provincial government on Tuesday.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:54
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[New Jersey] Smokers May Soon Have To Butt Out Of Public Events In Westfield

Municipal officials in Westfield are considering a ban on smoking at public events such as jazz night and street fairs.
added Oct 3, 2018 08:27

[Alabama] Sheffield council approves new smoking ordinance

After over an hour of sometimes heated discussion, City Council members Monday took action that will prohibit smoking in public places including work places, restaurants and public parks. City Council members voted 4-2 to adopt a new comprehensive non-sm
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 3, 2018 08:26
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[Asia, Singapore] Amrin Amin on dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke

Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said his ministry will look into increasing outreach efforts to make people more aware of the dangers of secondhand smoke and how to avoid it. He was responding to questions from MP Louis Ng in Parliam
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:23

Some Arkansas cities raise tobacco age to 21

Arkansas has one of the highest teen and adult smoking rates in the country. According to the American Heart Association, 13.7 percent of Arkansas high school students smoke. In June 2016, Helena-West Helena became the first city in Arkansas to pass Tob
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:20

Parental tobacco use and child death: analysis of data from demographic and health surveys from South and South East Asian countries

Both smoked tobacco and smokeless tobacco policies should be aggressively implemented in public places and workplaces in developing countries, because they stimulate voluntary smoke and smokeless tobacco-free policies in homes.
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34

[Denmark] Popular Danish singer-songwriter Kim Larsen dies at 72

A heavy smoker, he vehemently criticized a smoking ban in bars and cafes and supported the free-wheeling Christiania enclave in Copenhagen. Larsen died Sunday at home of prostate cancer.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 2, 2018 04:50

UN Touts Anti-Tobacco Progress, Decries Industry Meddling

supporters of the World Health Organization's convention also say that tobacco industry "interference" and new products are the top threat to the accord. Nearly 140 parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control opened a six-day meeting Monday. O
U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 2, 2018 04:26
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