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CDC Report Emphasizes Importance of Smoke-Free Policies on College Campuses

Smoke-free policies not only protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke exposure, but they also reduce the social acceptability of smoking, help prevent youth and young adult smoking initiation, and increase smokers’ efforts to quit smoking. A recent repo
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jun 28, 2018 02:42
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[Arizona] Council passes smoking ban for parks, trails, preserve

The Town Council has voted to ban smoking in town parks, the McDowell Mountain Preserve and on trails. Staff noted that the town already prohibits smoking at facilities including Town Hall, the Community Center, Library/Museum and other town-owned buil
Fountain Hills (AZ) Times
added Jun 28, 2018 02:32
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[Australia] Anti-smoking advocates urge governments to plug gaps in smoke-free laws

Heart Foundation and Quit Victoria are urging all employers, especially those whose staff work outdoors, to follow Eastlink's lead and introduce smoke-free policies and state governments to plug gaps in existing smoke-free legislation, which leave many p
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:10
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[UK] Allow e-cigarettes on hospital sites - leading doctors

Smokers should be permitted to use e-cigarettes on NHS sites, leading doctors have said. Meanwhile, smoking cessation services should be an “opt out” element of a smoker’s NHS care, according to a new report on how the NHS treats smoking addiction. Suc
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 15:28
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[Illinois] As public housing buildings go smoke-free, health advocates mobilize to help residents quit

The rule prohibits tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars, pipes and hookahs — in living units, indoor common areas, administrative offices and outdoors within 25 feet of housing and administrative office buildings. The policy does not explicitly ban elect
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 2, 2018 15:22
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[UK] Strong public support for sugar tax and other ‘nanny state’ interventions – poll

Britons strongly support “nanny state” interventions on health issues, a survey suggests. While the public largely believe that they are responsible for their own health, research has shown that very few are meeting guidelines for healthy living.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:30
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[UK] Strong public support for sugar tax and other ‘nanny state’ interventions – poll

New polling suggests that the majority of the British publish back the smoking ban and the sugar tax on soft drinks. The briefing paper, titled Are We Expecting Too Much From The NHS?, concludes that there is “surprisingly strong public support for thes
Press Association (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:29
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[UK-Scotland] Poster plea to be smoke-free in East Dunbartonshire

Four pupils from Balmuildy Primary School have unveiled signage in Bishopbriggs Public Park, urging adults not to smoke where children play. Keira Roopra, Abbie Ward, Abbi McKeeman and Kate Kelly designed the eye-catching poster that will soon be displa
Kirkintilloch Herald (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:28
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[Alabama] JSU not yet on the total tobacco ban list

Jacksonville State University bans smoking and tobacco use in its buildings, but not across the entire campus. According to a recent federal study, JSU is among a shrinking list of colleges that don’t fully ban tobacco use on their campuses — with the on
Anniston (AL) Star
added Jun 28, 2018 02:23
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[UK-Wales] Ospreys back anti-smoking campaign at sports grounds across Wales

The Ospreys are the first Welsh sports team to back a national anti-smoking campaign. The rugby club have put their weight behind the campaign by charity ASH Wales for local sport clubs to adopt no smoking policy at their playing fields. Although most W
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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