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[New York] LETTER: Cigarette litter impacts us all (letter to the editor)

I commend Assemblyman Matteo for passing the series of anti-litter bills. One of the most littered items is cigarette butts.... NYC is very fortunate to have smoke-free parks and beaches, but we must continue to increase the number of voluntary tobacco-f
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Jul 16, 2018 14:34
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[Texas] Ban on smoking in vehicles may be well-intended but misses mark

The biggest proposed change would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present. Other changes would ban smoking in public areas, as well as a requirement for a separate ventilation system for smoking sections in restaurants. The ban wo
Killeen (TX) Daily Herald
added Jul 15, 2018 15:19
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[Mississippi] Southern Miss is supposed to be tobacco-free. Why then are students still smoking?

"It's peer enforced. If somebody tells you to stop smoking, you stop smoking." Southern Miss greatly restricted tobacco use in 2011, at that time limiting smokers to 20 designated areas around campus and imposing fines on those who violated the rules. Bu
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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[Maine] Waterville Housing Authority bans smoking on its properties

Some tenants are upset about the change, but the agency says policies like theirs are not uncommon and are intended to benefit residents.
Kennebec Journal
added Jul 16, 2018 12:55
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[Tennessee] Nashville exempt from public housing smoking ban, MDHA says

But MDHA has converted almost all of its public housing to Section 8 housing — which exempts Nashville from this smoke-free rule, according to Jamie Berry, communications director for MDHA. Berry said 18 of their 20 housing facilities have been converte
The Tennessean
added Jul 16, 2018 12:50
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Tobacco-free college policies increasing

The study by the CDC and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation was published recently in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. From 2012-17, more than twice as many colleges and universities in the nation were smoke and tobacco free, acc
Cleburne (TX) Times-Review
added Jul 16, 2018 12:17
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Smoking in and near public housing will be banned at the end of July

Smokers won't be able to light up in or near public housing starting July 31. They'll still be allowed to rent in the communities but will have to keep lit cigarettes, cigars and pipes at least 25 feet away from buildings. Electronic cigarettes will stil
CNN
added Jul 16, 2018 12:14
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Up in smoke: Vaping China co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency

the drama was triggered when the co-pilot sought to turn off a ventilation system to prevent his smoke spreading into the main cabin...Smoking is not allowed aboard... But the co-pilot accidentally switched off air-conditioning instead, leading to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:59
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[Washington] Smoking ban eyed for Walla Walla parks

Smoking will not be banned in city parks for the time being, but the city may establish designated smoking areas in the future. Walla Walla City Council members did not vote on a proposal to ban smoking and vaping in city parks at its meeting Wednesday
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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[Texas] Round Rock may expand indoor smoking ban to include bars

The Round Rock City Council is set to vote Thursday night on possibly taking bars off the list of places that still allow smoking. If the change to the ordinance is approved, a city spokesman said that would affect seven bars in town. The mayor says the
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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