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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Girl Scouts take on Big Tobacco, and win

It is hard to believe laws don't protect children throughout the country from mobile chambers of concentrated poison. The Colorado Springs City Council, Colorado legislators and Gov. John Hickenlooper should listen to the Girl Scouts. Do like Aurora, and
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Feb 8, 2018 19:42
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[Netherlands] Amsterdam backs anti-smoking court case, aims for smoke-free city

Amsterdam city council has thrown its weight behind the anti-smoking law suit which aims to prove the big tobacco companies deliberately conspired to make people addicts. ‘We have been trying to achieve a smoke free Amsterdam for years and supporting this
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:20
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[New York] New smoking ban policy in works

Human resources representatives are busy trying to navigate the rough waters of crafting a policy for West Seneca employees regarding the new ban of tobacco use on town property. Laura Devine, of the Human Resources Department, said she has been working
Bee Group Newspapers (Buffalo NY)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:25
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[Australia] Queensland government rakes in almost $1 million in on-the-spot fines after nabbing thousands of drivers smoking with kids in their car

The Queensland government has raked in almost $1 million after fining more than 3600 people for smoking in cars with children. In the last eight years 3668 fines were issued for the offence, which currently demands an on-the-spot fine of $252. It becam
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:22
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[Guernsey] Prison smoking ban has led to better behaviour

Tobacco was banned at Les Nicolles on New Year’s Day 2013. ‘There were a number of initiatives rolled out at the same time which included increased purposeful activity and the use of disposable electronic cigarettes,’ said deputy governor Lou Arkle. ‘T
Guernsey Press
added Feb 8, 2018 18:15
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[UK-Scotland] Plans revealed to make parks and playgrounds smoke-free zones

A code under consideration at the policy and resources committee of Dundee City Council would not ban smoking outright, but would see adults asked to comply voluntarily with a request not to light up. Should the proposal be approved it could pave the wa
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:13
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

NYU must address the vaping issue among its student body. Help for e-cigarette addiction and a heavier enforcement of not smoking in NYU buildings would be a start toward mitigating the damage that e-cigarettes cause. NYU should stay up to date with the
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:47
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to ban tobacco usage imposing fines up to $1,300

the Saudi National Committee for Tobacco Control is in the process of imposing fines of up to $1,300 ( SAR 5,000) on smokers in several locations, defined by the anti-smoking regulations. In the next phase, the committee will provide mobile clinics to tr
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Feb 7, 2018 20:16
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[California] SDSU study debunks concerns about outdoor smoking bans

there had been no direct study on whether public smoking bans are associated with a higher likelihood that adults smoke inside the home when children are present. The reality, Lipton said, was that this issue revealed a gap in the present smoking ban res
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:04
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[Australia] Thousands of Queenslanders fined for exposing kids to cigarette smoke in cars

More than 3600 fines have been dished out to people smoking in cars carrying children over the past eight years. The offence, which currently attracts an on-the-spot fine of $252, has raked in about $800,000 for the Queensland government.
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:03
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