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[Arkansas] Local smoking bar goes smoke-free to kick off initiative

A popular dive bar in Hillcrest went smoke free for a few hours on Nov. 8 to kick off a campaign for the city of Little Rock. Smoke Free Little Rock took over Hillcrest Fountain to spread their message on making Little Rock a completely smoke-free city.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Nov 9, 2017 19:52
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Phuket's Patong Beach starts enforcing no-smoking rules

Patong City Administration Organisation on Tuesday opened the smoking areas in order to encourage the people not to smoke and drop cigarette butts on the beach, and instead support the department's new policy. Patong Beach is among the first 24 beaches
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:41
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore MPs take to Parliament to question government ban on vaping

the blanket ban on products like nicotine patches, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. But it is the outlawing of that last product mentioned that’s seen as questionable. E-cigarettes have been largely welcomed in places like the United States, the United
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:41
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[Canada] Woman says rules aren't being enforced in non-smoking apartment buildings

A Halifax woman is calling on the province to have legal framework in place on cannabis use in apartment buildings before legalization next summer. Avril Jenkins has moved multiple times because of second-hand smoke from both cigarettes and cannabis, sh
Halifax Today/Halifax Courier (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Tennessee] Editorial: Tobacco free campus proposal and its effects on students

we agree that there are extreme negative side effects that come with tobacco use and secondhand smoke. We believe individuals have the right to use the substances if they wish, but whether they can be used on campus is to be determined.
University Echo (UT at Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 9, 2017 04:39
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[Indiana] Proposed smoking ban brings out foes and proponents in Gary

A large number of people turned out for Tuesday's Gary City Council meeting where a smoking ban that could impact the two casinos in the city were discussed.
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Nov 9, 2017 03:41
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[Indiana] Majestic Star attempts to snuff out Gary bid for smoking ban expansion

Critics wasted no time in letting the Gary Common Council know that the state's smoking ban should not be expanded to include the Majestic Star Casino. Pete Liguori, the CEO and president of the Majestic Star casino, appeared Tuesday before the Common Co
Gary (IN) Post-Tribune
added Nov 9, 2017 03:41
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Smoking Set to Be Banned in Israeli Playgrounds, at Outdoor Events, So Why Are Doctors Unhappy?

Health Ministry move will add to list of public places where it’s forbidden to smoke, but Cancer Association says it’s not enough and will not support move
Ha'aretz Daily
added Nov 8, 2017 17:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Minimum age to buy, use and sell tobacco products to be raised

Starting Jan 1, 2019, smokers need to be at least 19 years old before they are allowed to buy cigarettes, under a new law passed by Parliament on Tuesday (Nov 7). This new legal age - which is one year older than the current 18 - will subsequently be rai
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:21
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[Australia] 'That poor child was breathing in at least 250 toxic chemicals': Furious mother's call to ban adults smoking in front of children after seeing 'smoke blown into a toddler's face'

A mother has called for smoking around children to be completely banned, launching a petition after witnessing three adults light up in front of a toddler. Nina Belle, 31, was driving near her local shopping centre in Sydney when she said she spotted th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:51
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