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[California] City puts out smoking survey

The city of Half Moon Bay is working on developing a smoking ordinance and is seeking input from the community on what residents would like to see in a potential ordinance. There are two separate surveys available online: one for residents who live in mu
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Mar 29, 2018 02:06
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Are Electronic Cigarettes an Effective Aid to Smoking Cessation or Reduction Among Vulnerable Groups? A Systematic Review of Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence

Smoking prevalence among people with mental illness, substance misuse, homelessness or criminal justice system involvement remains high. E-cigarettes could support cessation. This systematic review found limited quantitative evidence assessing effectiven
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 30, 2018 19:17
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[Kentucky] Some concerned about proposed changes to city smoking ordinance

Kentucky has one of the highest percentages of smoking in the nation. With this in mind, two leaders said the goal behind the changes is to find a middle ground... The smoking ban amendments the city is considering include: banning smoking in city owned
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Mar 29, 2018 02:10
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[Arizona] Prescott Council leans toward smoking ban in city parks

A proposal to prohibit smoking in most city parks attracted more than a dozen people to the Prescott City Council’s study session Tuesday, March 27. Although some opposition to the proposed ordinance arose, most of those who spoke urged the city to move
Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier
added Mar 28, 2018 15:50
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[Kansas] City to ponder tobacco-21 law after ruling

A recent court ruling concerning a Topeka tobacco ordinance might delay consideration of a similar law in Parsons. ...Theis issued a permanent injunction Thursday barring Topeka’s city government from enforcing an ordinance its governing body approved in
Parsons (KS) Sun
added Mar 28, 2018 15:49
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[California] Editorial: New Los Altos law goes up in smoke

Los Altos’ recently approved smoking ban – prohibiting smoking virtually everywhere except in the privacy of one’s home – is misguided and pretty much a useless piece of legislation. While we appreciate the motivation behind it, it is a hollow law from a
Town Crier
added Mar 28, 2018 13:30
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[New York] Sean Penn leaves Late Show viewers baffled as he chain smokes during interview with Stephen Colbert and reveals he was 'still on Ambien'

He then lit up a cigarette and continued to smoke throughout the interview Colbert asked him to quit smoking, to which Penn responded that it was 'job security for oncologists' Penn was in breach of NYC law, which bans smoking in all theaters
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:16
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[Louisiana] Shreveport might ban smoking in bars; some owners say that would hurt business

Tiki Bar manager Allison North says she's not overly concerned that Shreveport officials are discussing a ban on smoking in bars. "They've always been talking about it, as far as I know, every year when the ordinance comes up." (Source: KSLA News 12)
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Mar 28, 2018 13:29
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[Canada] Nova Scotia amending 'Smoke-free Places Act' to address marijuana

The Nova Scotia government is looking to amend its Smoke-free Places Act in order to put more limits on where people can smoke tobacco and marijuana in the province. The province has been looking at how it could balance the legalization of recreational
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 28, 2018 04:30
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[Texas] UTEP Grant to Assist with Implementation of Smoke-Free Public Housing Statewide

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires PHAs nationwide to implement a policy that prohibits the use of all lit tobacco products inside all dwelling units, indoor common areas, and PHA administrative office buildings by July 31, 201
El Paso (TX) Herald Post
added Mar 28, 2018 04:29
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