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[Alaska] Secondhand Smoke Loophole May Close

The Bethel City Council is considering the first change in its smoking laws in 20 years. At issue is how far a smoker has to be from the entrance to a public building, and exactly what should be considered an entrance. It all started when several commun
KYUK (Bethel, AK)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:59

Murray mayor named Healthy Kentucky Policy Champion

Murray Mayor Jack Rose has been named a Healthy Kentucky Policy Champion by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky for his work to improve local health by passing a smoke-free ordinance in the city. The award recognizes individuals and organizations workin
The Lane Report
added Aug 30, 2018 22:54

Maryland Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of Smoke-Free Bars, Restaurants, And Workplaces

Clean Air Maryland officially went into effect on February 1, 2008 and the Department has been commemorating the anniversary throughout 2018. The law prohibits smoking in virtually all indoor public places, including bars and restaurants, protecting Mary
WCBC Radio (Cumberland, MD)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:53

Japan Enacts Act to Partially Amend the Health Promotion Act

smoking is generally prohibited at facilities used by large numbers of people. Smoking will be prohibited in schools, hospitals, aircraft, taxis, buses, etc. Further, smoking will be allowed only in smoking rooms in other facilities used by a large number
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 18:55

AHA: Why More Americans Are Kicking the Smoking Habit

credit the combination of cigarette price increases, anti-smoking campaigns, smoke-free laws, and access to cessation programs as powerful levers aided by health advocacy groups. "These interventions really de-normalize tobacco use," said King.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2018 18:52

[California] Research on smoking bans sometimes conflicts

CDC points to a slew of research...that indicates smoke-free legislation like that passed in San Mateo County and Half Moon Bay improve the health of residents. However, the research is nuanced.
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:23
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[Ohio] Butts out: Park board considers smoking ban

Smoking and vaping may completely become a thing of the past in Bowling Green’s parks next year. During its meeting Tuesday, the parks and recreation board began to discuss a potential policy change that would fully prohibit those activities on park pro
Bowling Green (OH) Sentinel-Tribune
added Aug 30, 2018 17:21
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[California] LAMBERT: Smoke gets in eyes of well-meaning City Council

government shouldn’t pass laws it can’t enforce. Doing so frustrates law-abiding citizens who are right to expect enforcement, and, in this case, it sets the stage for acrimony between neighbors over a law that pits private property rights against public
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:19

FEIN: Taking a Breath to Breathe Easily: A Harmless Way to End Smoking

We must find a harmless way for employees to taper their addiction to cigarettes. We must do so for reasons both monetary and moral, as we cannot afford to spend $300 billion every year on smoking-related illnesses. We cannot afford to lose 400,000 lives
Corporate Wellness Magazine
added Aug 30, 2018 17:17

[Australia] New push for smoking inside pubs: 'Nanny state' laws governing tobacco, pool fences and bike helmets are up for review as MP claims people are tired of being treated like kids

So-called 'nanny state' laws governing pool fences, bike helmets and smoking are up for review, with politicians claiming people are tired of being treated like children. Western Australia Liberal Democrats MP Aaron Stonehouse said the 'insane' laws are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 19:05
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