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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: American Lung Association helping people in low-income housing quit smoking

(HUD) will ban smoking from public housing. Because of that, the American Lung Association is providing free quit smoking support for residents. According to the organization, tobacco use takes the lives of over 7,000 people in Wisconsin every year, but
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:19
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[Ohio] Lorain housing agency works to get people to quit smoking

John Frederick Oberlin Homes hosted a session Jan. 10 to help people quit smoking. The Oberlin Homes, 138 S. Main St., is owned by Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority, or LMHA. The Housing Authority addressed a policy in May 2017 that all LMHA owned/
Lorain (OH) Morning Journal
added Jan 12, 2018 21:57
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[Canada] Still smoking in your workplace? Not cool, says PHU

The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles. The ban on smoking in an enclosed workplace is in effect at all times, even during off-hours
TimminsToday (ca)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:54
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[California] SANTEE BANS SMOKING ON TRAILS, TAKES FIRST STEP TO DISTRICT ELECTIONS

Smoking or vaping on Santee’s city trails such as the Walker Preserve and near Mast Park will no longer be legal following the City Council’s amending its code at its Jan. 10 meeting. The newly amended law, that also bans smoking electronic cigarettes in
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:50
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[Asia, Nepal] Government launches Tobacco Control Convention Strategy

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health has launched the Tobacco Products Control Convention Strategy-2030 with the objective of reducing the tobacco consumption in the long term.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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[Indiana] Council OK’s changes to smoking law

Changes to Seymour’s smoking ordinance may not be perfect, but they are “something that everyone can live with,”...The new restrictions ban smoking from gatherings of 50 or more people on public property such as streets... still permitted in bars and priv
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Jan 12, 2018 13:55
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[Asia, India] Passive smoking remains a major concern, and we don’t realise that

Responding to queries for the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), along with the World Health Organisation and the Indian government’s Ministry of Health, 23.9% of the respondents from Karnata
The News Minute (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:54
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[UK] Call for NHS organisations to sign smokefree pledge

CAMPAIGNERS were in Parliament yesterday calling for the NHS to do more to help prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking. NHS organisations across the country are being urged to sign the NHS Smokefree Pledge to support patients to quit and cre
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:43
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YOUNG: How Australia’s strict laws have made smokers social outcasts

Civil Liberties Australia’s Mark Jarratt says: “The government acts like they own the atmosphere and they don’t. The coverage of smoking is almost one-sided. “It’s the result of decades of taxpayer-funded negative conditioning which has created the impr
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:14
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[New York] Workers, visitors complying with new tobacco ban at county facilities

Oneida County employees and visitors to county facilities are adapting to the new ban on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on property owned or leased by the county. Until Dec. 31 there had been designated areas outside of county bui
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Jan 12, 2018 04:20
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