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HEALTH NOTES: Legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21 in Massachusetts

The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on public smoking to include e-cigarettes and prohibits the use of tobacco products on the grounds of any public or private primary, secondary or vocational school. Additionally, the new law will prohibit the
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:21
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[Asia, Singapore] Rahayu Mahzam on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

She acknowledged that people may feel strongly about regulation that 'impinges on what they can or cannot do at home', but suggested penalties for expelling secondhand smoke out of a home. Ms Rahayu told the story of a constituent, a lung cancer survivor
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:18
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[Asia, Singapore] Louis Ng on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

MP Louis Ng spoke in support of the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill in Parliament on Monday (Sep 10). However, he said he hopes more can be done to protect people from secondhand smoke in their own homes, where they spend more ti
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:17
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[Africa, South Africa] HUMAN: Tobacco kills, but nicotine is a lifesaver

the Bill folds these nicotine products into the tobacco category, and subjecting the category to an advertising ban, display ban, plain packaging, graphic warnings and smoke-free laws. This will amount to a de facto ban, block the fire exit and millions o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[UK] There will soon be a total ban on smoking at all Bristol hospital trust sites

It follows a number of complaints from patients, visitors and staff about people smoking near the entrance to hospital buildings and open windows. Currently no smoking is allowed inside hospital buildings and signage is in place asking people to not sm
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:30
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[North Carolina] Vaping devices prohibited in Forsyth County schools student code of conduct

“The AR has been amended to expand the definition of tobacco products as prohibited items, as well as identify vaping devices as prohibited items. The purpose of the change was to clarify and align the AR to current practice in schools, and has been the s
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2018 20:17
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[California] Barack Obama: 'I was kicked out of Disneyland'

revealed he was kicked out of Disneyland when he was a teenager for smoking. Mr Obama was on the gondolas after attending a Kool & The Gang concert when he was escorted away by police officers. Speaking at a Democratic congressional rally in in Anaheim,
Sky News (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 16:58
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[California] Obama told a story at an Anaheim rally about how he once got kicked out of Disneyland for smoking cigarettes on the gondolas

"I'm ashamed to say this, so close your ears young people, but a few of us were smoking on the gondolas," Obama said as the crowd laughed and whistled. "These were cigarettes, people. Terrible thing, but I'm a teenager, I'm rebellious."
Business Insider
added Sep 9, 2018 16:57
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[Illinois] Cheers & Cheers

Cheers to East Moline for moving toward snuffing out smoking in its city parks. On Tuesday, the city council directed city staff to create a smoke-free parks ordinance.
The Dispatch
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Kentucky] MLT Facebook poll shows support for Murray smoking ban

A poll conducted on the Murray Ledger & Times Facebook page, which is accessible by anyone, including those outside of Calloway County, found that 55 percent of respondents agreed with the ban, compared to 45 percent that were against it. A total of 1,24
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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