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[Canada] Website clears the air, gathers complaints about workplace smoking violations

A revamped government website aims to answer questions about new workplace smoking rules and provide a place where people can complain about non-compliance where they work.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 26, 2018 05:09

[Florida] International students question tobacco-free policy following email reminder

An email was sent out by the Office of International Services on Nov. 13 as a reminder reinforcing the policy to all international students... “USF is a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vapor-free campus,” Taylor wrote in the email. “Students who are caught
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Nov 26, 2018 05:08

[UK] Taxi driver is fined £600 for smoking three cigarettes in her own cab

A woman cabbie was fined £600 for smoking in her own taxi - three times. Helen Jones, 42, was hit with a £200 fine for each of three cigarettes after lighting up in her own cab. A court heard how taxis are classed as a smoke-free place under the Healt
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 26, 2018 05:07


The Twin Falls City Council last week heard a presentation from Smoke Free Idaho, a group of organizations that lobbies for smoke-free public places. The group asked the Council to come up with a smoke-free policy banning smoking in bars, small businesses
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added Nov 26, 2018 05:06

[Asia, India] Priyanka Chopra and Madhu ban alcohol and cigarettes on Pahuna sets

Collaborating with kids on their upcoming Sikkimese film, Pahuna, the mother-daughter duo has put in place a no-smoking and no-alcohol policy. Dr Madhu Chopra tells mid-day, "Since the film features children as the protagonists, we put this rule in place (in)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:48

[Australia] Woman 'bashed' for smoking in carpark

Emma Martin, a disability pensioner, was in the carpark of her Southport apartment building with a female friend when the two women were approached by a fellow resident, Nine News reported. The neighbour, identified by Nine News as Rewi Borell, argued t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:44

[Oregon] U.S. advocacy group lobbies for cannabis consumption in public places

Sam Chapman with the New Revenue Coalition (NRC) urged Oregon lawmakers to allow smoking in public places, given how many rental agreements don't allow smoking on the property. "Oregon has a lot of cannabis and not a lot of places to smoke it. This grou
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 24, 2018 23:06

[Canada] Jack Knox: Hodgepodge of cannabis rules going up in smoke

The counter-argument is that while drinkers may go to a bar for a beer, there’s no equivalent for marijuana. B.C. doesn’t allow smoking lounges. Rules meant to protect bar staff and other workers from secondhand smoke prevent customers from lighting up.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 24, 2018 23:05
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[Switzerland] Swiss train stations to implement new anti-smoking rules

Following a test phase, Swiss train stations will proceed with a plan to restrict smoking to a maximum of two designated smoking zones per platform starting on June 1 next year, the Swiss Association of Public Transport (UTP) announced on Friday.
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:46
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[UK] Campaigners want to stop council tenants form being able to smoke inside their homes

the idea was floated in a report that found smoking is “highly concentrated” on council estates, where it is twice as common as in other areas. It also found tenants of council properties are less likely to quit, despite trying as often as other smokers
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:44
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