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[Maryland] Public housing becoming smoke-free

MARYLAND, USA - Beginning next summer, all public housing developments will become smoke-free. Officials are trying to get out in front of the issue by offering residents a way to kick the habit. The American Lung Association and the Amerigroup are n
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:13
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[Asia, India] Separate sachets, printed warnings: Rules tilted to beat the ban, chew tobacco

Despite the ban and a subsequent order by the apex court seeking compliance reports, buying chewable tobacco is as easy as buying toffees. Despite 23 states and five Union territories banning it, products continue to be available in the market. Most ciga
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:28
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[Asia, India] West Bengal empowers headmasters of educational institutions to penalise tobacco selling in their vicinity

The West Bengal government has instructed all the educational institutions in the state to impose a penalty up to Rs 200 on any individual selling tobacco products within or 100 yards away from its premises. In a directive issued last week, the state's e
Firstpost.com (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:26
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[Australia] Council to consult on banning smoking on The Parade in Norwood

SMOKERS face butting out on The Parade, and in some nearby side streets, as part of a plan to create Adelaide’s first smoke-free suburban retail strip. Norwood, Payneham & St Peters Council will from next week ask the community it if it wants smoking ba
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:39
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[New York] Hamptons Protestors Rage Against Ban on Smoking in Convertible Cars

A recent meeting of the Hamptons Health and Safety Board (HHSB) was disrupted when a large group of angry motorists arrived to protest recently enhanced restrictions on smoking. The Hamptons Police Department was called in...rule banning smoking in toples
Dan’s Papers (Southampton, NY)
added Nov 12, 2017 20:48
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[Canada] Let’s have licensed pot lounges, Victoria councillors urge B.C.

Councillors also recommend that provincial regulations ensure that clean-air bylaws protecting others, including employees, from second-hand smoke also apply to cannabis smoke. Coun. Geoff Young said it’s important to avoid the “ridiculous situation” tha
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 12, 2017 20:43
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[Arkansas] Group aims to make all Little Rock bars and eateries smoke-free

Smoke Free Little Rock -- a collection of health professionals and community activists -- is petitioning the city's Board of Directors to pass a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. It would eliminate exemptions allowed under the state's Clean Indoor Air
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 12, 2017 20:42
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[South Africa] Department of Health reveal plans to ban smoking in all public places

Designated smoking areas would be consigned to the history books, should this bill become ratified in Parliament. It’s all part of the government’s wider war on cigarettes, which also features plans to ban the display of smokes at retailers, and to remov
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Nov 14, 2017 04:20
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[Colorado] Avon’s Riverview Apartments mark first year of tobacco-free rules

Last March, a baseline survey of Riverview residents showed that 79 percent of the respondents lived in tobacco-free homes. However, that same survey showed that 46 percent of the respondents were bothered by second-hand smoke coming into their homes.
Vail (CO) Daily News
added Nov 11, 2017 23:39
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[Maryland] EBMEIER: CONSIDERING THE HAZARDS OF A SMOKE-FREE CAMPUS

a tobacco-free campus would decidedly not be tobacco-free. Instead, it would alienate smokers, endanger smokers by forcing them to leave campus frequently, and it would pose a fire safety hazard by contributing to indoor smoking. But this doesn’t have t
Loyola (MD) Greyhound
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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