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The Link Uniting Donors and Doers for Social Change

With the Bloomberg administration acting as a field catalyst, New York’s ban on smoking inside bars and restaurants spread to other cities.
New York Times
added Oct 14, 2017 08:01
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[Asia, Sri Lanka, Thailand] PEIRIS: An environment friendly decision

This decision taken by the government of Thailand is not only good for the environment but ultimately good for people’s health and the economy. It is high time that Sri Lanka government also take such decision to protect people's health as well as the en
Asian Tribune
added Oct 14, 2017 07:22
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[Texas] Smoking in Fort Worth bars could be stubbed out in new ordinance

city leaders plan to take another look at adding it to the list of public places where smoking is banned. The push comes from Mayor Betsy Price, who said she’s been feeling the pressure from advocates of a smoke-free ordinance. “I truly think the timing
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 14, 2017 04:55
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[UK] Thailand has banned smoking on its beaches – should Britain do the same?

“Cigarette butts are a major source of pollution, both on land and in our oceans, and more than five trillion cigarette filters are produced every year,” Deborah Arnott, chief executive of public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), told Te
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 08:34
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[Indiana] Proposal aimed at smoking ordinance

The Cappses joined around 80 people who attended a town hall meeting Wednesday night at the Seymour Community Center to discuss a proposal by a local smoke-free coalition to change Seymour’s existing smoking ordinance. Smoke Free Seymour, a group led by
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Oct 14, 2017 00:27
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[Thailand] Beach smoking ban: Pattaya beach operators and tourists agree but PR blitz needed

deckchair operators on the beach in Pattaya broadly agreed with the smoking bad announced this week. But they felt that more was needed to inform tourists of what to expect. Suwan Penthong, 50, said that she agreed with the ban as many people were
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:44
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[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34
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[Colorado] Denver’s proposed 16th Street Mall smoking ban a means to discriminate, homeless advocates say

The Denver City Council’s safety, housing, education and homelessness committee on Wednesday approved moving the “Breathe Easy” ordinance along for consideration by the entire council later this month. The measure, introduced by council president Albus
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 13, 2017 21:02
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[Vermont] Lamoille group seeks to butt out tobacco use

Healthy Lamoille Valley, a community coalition working to promote healthy behaviors in youth and adults in the region, is trying to change those statistics. After a 5-year hiatus, the organization has once again received a Community Tobacco Prevention G
Stowe (VT) Today
added Oct 12, 2017 22:19
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[Australia] Young families head to smoke-free zones only in Far North Queensland

INTRODUCING smoke-free zones in shopping centre car parks and beaches will give Far Northern families a better chance of enjoying life. Clifton Beach mum Emelie Watson said places with smokers were off-limits to her young family. “As a parent who cares
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:13
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