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[Europe] Commonwealth countries should take bold action to slash number of lifestyle-related deaths

In a new report commissioned by the Commonwealth, recommendations such as establishing 100 per cent smoke-free public spaces and introducing a 20 per cent sugar tax on soft drinks are set out in a bid to cut the number deaths related to unhealthy lifesty
The Commonwealth (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:58
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[Burma/Myanmar] Three more regions to join smoking-free zone campaign

U Than Sein said that the three regions that will join the no-smoking campaign are Ayeyarwady Region, Bago Region and Mon State. The campaign will be implemented in collaboration with the regional and state governments.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added May 14, 2018 21:49
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U.S. kids' exposure to second-hand pot smoke may be rising

A growing number of American parents are using marijuana when they still have children living at home, according to a new study that suggests cannabis may be complicating efforts to limit kids’ exposure to second-hand smoke.
Reuters
added May 14, 2018 21:13
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South Africans could be jailed for up to 3 months for smoking in public, a new draft law proposes

The draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (Cotped), gazetted on Wednesday, bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces and enclosed workplaces. This means the removal of dedicated smoking areas in restaurants. Smoking wi
Business Insider
added May 14, 2018 13:34
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[Asia, Israel] ANTI-TOBACCO FIGHTER TUVIA LEHRER DEAD AT 80

The many thousands of Israelis who quit smoking in recent decades owe their improved health and even lives to Tuvia Lehrer, the founder of the Israel Association for the Prevention of Smoking, who pioneered in teaching people addicted to tobacco to kick
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:13
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[New Jersey] Should smoking be banned from Jersey shore beaches?

A panel of state lawmakers wants to snuff out smoking on beaches along the Jersey shore. Beachgoers, using the sand as their ashtrays, left behind an estimated 29,000 cigarette butts last year, and that's just the ones beach cleaners picked up! "New Je
NJ.com
added May 14, 2018 01:57
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[Georgia] City Ink: Sheriff butts heads with marshal over traffic escorts

BreathEasy Augusta coalition was back before a commission committee asking members to pass a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance...Clint Martin, owner of Bar West...“A huge cancer study showed that secondhand smoke does not cause cancer...It does not cause
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 14, 2018 01:46
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[Europe] EU members get low marks for vaping freedom

A new report shows that EU member states, probably encouraged by the notorious TPD, are increasingly punishing vapers with taxes and bans. There’s also bad news from the USA, where the media continues to spread alarmist stories about drug use by teen vap
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 15, 2018 04:57
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New Jersey gets closer to banning smoking on beaches

A five-person panel of state lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to approve the piece of legislation, which would revise and expand upon the 2006 “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act.” The bill cites the dangers of tobacco and how the ban on smoking at pu
New York Post
added May 12, 2018 16:43
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[Virginia] Beach driver ticketed $100 for smoking in vehicle with child inside

WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth, VA)
added May 12, 2018 22:14
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