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[West Virginia] Ohio County Smoking Regulations Stand As They Are, Says Ohio County Health Board

Ohio County Board of Health has agonized over expanding its indoor smoking ban for months. But now they aren't even putting it to a vote. They say there simply isn't enough support, so the rules will stay as they are. That leaves some people pleased, w
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:01
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[Ohio] Hilliard passes ordinance to ban smoking and use of tobacco products in public parks

Hilliard City Council voted to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products in public parks and on premises of city-owned buildings Monday night. City leaders said the decision was made to promote and support the health and wellbeing of Hilliard resid
WSYX ABC 6 (Columbus, OH)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:07
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[Australia] Call for three new smoke-free zones in Queensland: markets, universities, squares

THREE health charities are calling for Queensland’s already-tough smoking laws to be beefed up, as a new survey reveals widespread public support for bans at universities, markets and town squares. The survey of 2600 Queensland adults, released today, w
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:06
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[Philippines] City launches ‘Smoke-Free Baguio’ campaign

City officials led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Monday led the launching of “Smoke-Free Baguio” — a massive campaign encouraging residents to shy away from cigarette smoking. Domogan said the city government is serious in its campaign against smoking an
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:05
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Mother believes her baby’s serious lung infection came from secondhand smoke at restaurant

Word. Is it time yet for Kuala Lumpur to join the ranks of London, New York, Paris and uh… Singapore and take our smoking away from poor little baby lungs?
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Nov 15, 2017 01:59
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[California] The fading vape culture

Even though Cal State Long Beach forbids the use of tobacco and vaporizers on campus, students and faculty are still trying to find places to sate their craving. Isabella Lanza, assistant professor of human development, attempts to find why they do it.
Daily Forty-Niner (Calif. State Univ. Long Beach)
added Nov 15, 2017 01:56
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[New York] NYCHA Prepares to Implement Smoking Ban

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has been preparing to implement the controversial federal policy across its more than 320 developments that house approximately half-a-million residents. “Smoke-Free NYCHA” involves updating resident leases with la
Gotham Gazette
added Nov 15, 2017 01:48
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[UK-Scotland] North Ayrshire Schools set to become 'smoking free' zones

As well as the zones at the school grounds – including the front gate – all playparks will be a no-go area for smokers. Signs will be erected across the parks and schools which will act as deterrents to people thinking about lighting up.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:47
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S.A.’s anti-tobacco lobbyists want no smoking legislation to cover e-cigs

South Africa’s National Council Against Smoking is urging the local government to extend the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act to include e-cigarettes.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:10
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Durbin Introduces Legislation To Make The VA Smoke-Free

announced legislation to prohibit smoking at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The legislation would repeal an antiquated 1992 law that requires the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to furnish and maintain designated indoor or outdoor smoking a
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:53
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