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[Africa, South Africa] Health issues that will take centre stage this year

The latest proposals will likely ban outdoor smoking in public places as well as indoor smoking in “public places” – among others, such as plain packaging on packets. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has made these propositions as his department continu
News24 (za)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:20
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[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53
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[Africa] Rwanda, Kenya ban shisha smoking following Tanzania’s lead

Rwanda and Kenya have banned shisha smoking, becoming the second and third African countries respectively to put bans in place. Tanzania was the first African country to implement a ban after President John Magufuli outlawed shisha smoking in July. Rwan
East African Monitor (uk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:46
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[New York] Today in History, December 30

2002 - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signs a law banning smoking in almost all bars and restaurants in the city starting March 30, 2003.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 31, 2017 15:39
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[Hawaii] Maui Committee to Hear Bill: No Smoking in Cars with Kids Present

Under PEA-41, individuals would be prohibited from smoking in vehicles when persons under the age of 18 are present. Groups advocating for passage of the legislation include the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institut
Maui (HI) Now
added Dec 30, 2017 00:10
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[Africa] Mailu bans shisha smoking in Kenya, cites health risks

The government has banned smoking of shisha. Health CS Cleopa Mailu, in a gazette notice yesterday, said they had banned the importation, manufacture, advertising and sale of shisha in this country. Anyone found contravening the new rules will be liable
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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[Papua New Guinea] Second-Hand Cigarettes Are Dangerous To Health

Papua New Guinea Does Not Have Any Policies Against Tobacco Use In Public Spaces, Meaning People Can Smoke Everywhere.
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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Primary care healthcare professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and practices towards promoting the reduction of children’s secondhand smoke exposure: a mixed-methods review and synthesis

review findings highlight healthcare professionals’ need for further training and support, which would enable them to better translate their knowledge of the risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure into actual clinical practices. The review identi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:49
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California Goes Marijuana Crazy on Jan. 1: What You Need to Know

you must be at least 21-years old to buy legal cannabis, and you can’t just smoke it anywhere. For the most part, any public space where you are unable to smoke a cigarette will also be off limits for sparking a joint, while it will also be illegal to con
Fortune Magazine
added Dec 30, 2017 00:40
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[Africa, Kenya] End of party for shisha smoke lovers as Health CS bans sale

This ban makes Kenya the third East African country to ban shisha smoking after Tanzania and Rwanda. The smoke of 100 or more cigarettes is inhaled in a single session.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:29
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