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Thailand bans smoking, littering at popular tourist beaches

Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that are popular with tourists over environmental concerns on Thursday, the ministry of natural resources and environment said.
Reuters
added Feb 1, 2018 17:02
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smokers butted out at 24 beaches

Officials on Thursday began strictly enforcing a ban on smoking on beaches, with offenders facing a possible year in prison and a Bt100,000 fine. The Marine and Coastal Resources Department announced a strict ban on smoking at 24 beaches in 15 provinces
The Nation (th)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Draft bill to ban indoor smoking rendered meaningless

Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
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[Massachusetts] Agency discovers it’s hard to quit smoking, plans to explore changes to housing policy

Now, three and a half years after the Cambridge ban went into effect, Petruzzi said managers are still hearing many complaints of people smoking inside. “Zero tolerance is not appropriate when you have addiction,” he said. Staff members haven’t received
Cambridge (MA) Day
added Feb 1, 2018 02:44
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[Rhode Island] Rep. Diaz introduces legislation that would add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

The bill (2018-H 7299) would provide that any law or regulation which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to secondhand smoke would also include secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was generated.
State of Rhode Island General Assembly
added Feb 3, 2018 00:16
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[Ohio] Let’s clear the air: An update on KSU’s Smoking Ban

The Ohio Board of Regents unanimously voted to recommend the University System of Ohio to adopt a smoke-free policy in 2012. Since then, a growing number of schools have agreed to go tobacco free, and Kent State University joined the list as of July 1, 2
KentWired (Kent State University)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Greece] Greek Health Ministry to Enforce Dormant Anti-Smoking Law

Greece’s Health Minister Andreas Xanthos on Wednesday called on competent authorities to enforce the anti-smoking law, and start strict checks on public places where smoking is being permitted. The 2010 anti-smoking law that bans smoking in closed space
Greek Reporter
added Feb 1, 2018 05:06
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[Canada] Landlords call for right to immediately ban pot in rentals despite tenant laws

Did you also know that It can cost $5,000-6,000 to get the smell of marijuana smoke out of a house and apartment walls and floors? Most provincial landlords want the right to immediately ban the use of pot in rental properties once recreational weed is l
Dawson Creek (BC) Mirror (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:02
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ALABAMA HOUSE VOTES TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

Under the bill, violators would be fined $100. Representatives on Tuesday voted 41-30 for the bill by Rep. Rolanda Hollis, a Democrat from Birmingham. The bill now moves to the Alabama Senate.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 02:45
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[Washington] WINTERER: Smoking ban doesn’t allow freedom of choice

Dasha Winterer, junior astrophysics major, explains how she doesn’t think students should be banned from smoking on campus, and that no one is enforcing the rule anyway.
Daily Evergreen [Washington State U.]
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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