Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Smokefree Policies 111,614 headlines found

1 View

Russia's Ministry of Transport supports return of smoking rooms at airports ($$)

CAPA - Centre for Aviation (au)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:15
8 Views

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Group hails smoking ban at open-air eateries

A smoking ban at open-air eateries in the country will help reduce the adverse impact of secondhand smoke and will help improve the wellbeing of Malay­sians, says a group of local medical-related organisations. “There is no greater modifiable risk factor
The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
1 View

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Consider rule to ban smoking in one's apartment

I am a Housing Board flat resident who suffers from the effects of second-hand smoke from inconsiderate neighbours living below. Numerous attempts to resolve the problem have failed.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
2 Views

[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County representatives call for statewide indoor smoking ban for workplaces

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania VFW commander Thomas Hanzes spoke at the Morningside VFW and called on state lawmakers to end the exemptions and ban smoking inside all workplaces. He says VFW members have already voted to support this step and many other posts
Pittsburgh (PA) City Paper
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
2 Views

[Singapore] Yahoo Poll: Should more restrictions be imposed on people smoking in their homes?

Citing complaints from residents about secondhand smoke from other units entering their homes, they also noted the accompanying health risks... Do you think more restrictions should be imposed on people smoking in their own homes?
Yahoo!
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
0 Views

[Singapore] Netizens have mixed reactions to MPs’ proposals for restricting smoking at home

On Monday, September 10, Parliament passed amendments to the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, which gives officers of the National Environment Agency (NEA) more powers of enforcement as well as provides for more no-smoking zones.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
0 Views

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA officers get more powers to investigate smoking violations

Officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be able to enter smoking-prohibited places without warrants to investigate smoking violations, and it will be illegal to obstruct or prevent them from collecting evidence. NEA was also given the p
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
0 Views

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MPs raise option of banning smoking in homes; Senior Minister of State cautions against intruding privacy

politicians expressed their belief that banning smoking inside residential flats are a totally viable idea. Thankfully for smokers in Singapore, Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor shot down the idea yesterday, cautioning against the intrusion
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
5 Views

[Florida] Thanks to e-cigarettes, students are smoking in class. Miami Beach wants it to stop.

Teens skip class to inhale liquid nicotine in the bathroom, vape at lunch, and even sneak puffs in class while the teacher’s back is turned, according to students and parents. “It’s very common,” said one sophomore e-cigarette user, who spoke on the cond
Miami (FL) Herald
added Sep 11, 2018 22:22
2 Views

Singapore parliament members want to curb smoking in homes

Curb smoking in homes, as secondhand smoke can waft into neighbour's flats, urged Members of Parliament (MPs) in Singapore. The Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act was passed on Monday, Sept 10, which allowed for more no-smoking zones to be des
Connected to India (in)
added Sep 11, 2018 13:53
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines