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[Asia, Singapore] Amrin Amin on dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke

Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said his ministry will look into increasing outreach efforts to make people more aware of the dangers of secondhand smoke and how to avoid it. He was responding to questions from MP Louis Ng in Parliam
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:23

Some Arkansas cities raise tobacco age to 21

Arkansas has one of the highest teen and adult smoking rates in the country. According to the American Heart Association, 13.7 percent of Arkansas high school students smoke. In June 2016, Helena-West Helena became the first city in Arkansas to pass Tob
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:20

Parental tobacco use and child death: analysis of data from demographic and health surveys from South and South East Asian countries

Both smoked tobacco and smokeless tobacco policies should be aggressively implemented in public places and workplaces in developing countries, because they stimulate voluntary smoke and smokeless tobacco-free policies in homes.
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34

[Denmark] Popular Danish singer-songwriter Kim Larsen dies at 72

A heavy smoker, he vehemently criticized a smoking ban in bars and cafes and supported the free-wheeling Christiania enclave in Copenhagen. Larsen died Sunday at home of prostate cancer.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 2, 2018 04:50

UN Touts Anti-Tobacco Progress, Decries Industry Meddling

supporters of the World Health Organization's convention also say that tobacco industry "interference" and new products are the top threat to the accord. Nearly 140 parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control opened a six-day meeting Monday. O
U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 2, 2018 04:26

[Maryland] Week Ahead: County Council To Consider Outdoor Smoking Ban

The Montgomery County Council will introduce a bill Tuesday that would ban smoking in outdoor or partially enclosed dining areas... According to the bill, an “outdoor serving area” means any patio, deck, porch or other outdoor seating or serving area. Th
Bethesda (MD) Magazine
added Oct 2, 2018 03:37

California governor vetoes ban on smoking at parks and beaches for third year in a row

Three bills passed by state legislators would have imposed $25 fines on the use of tobacco, marijuana and e-cigarettes at parks and beaches...“My opinion on the matter has not changed,” he continued. “We have many rules telling us what we can’t do and the
The Hill
added Oct 2, 2018 18:41

[California] CA Gov. vetoes bills banning smoking on state beaches, parks

Brown (D-California) vetoed Senate Bills 835 and 836 on Thursday, saying in his veto message “the third time isn’t always the charm.” Brown isn’t the only one to call the bills an example of government overreach. “There’s so many nanny state bills on th
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Oct 1, 2018 03:28

[Australia] Special treatment! Shane Warne was paid a whopping $2 million for his I'm a Celebrity jungle stint... and claims producers let him smoke and receive hair transplant treatments on set

'I could smoke but had to follow the process of being about a hundred yards from the camp with a security guard accompanying me.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2018 18:05
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[Canada] Clearing the smoke on condo no-smoking rules before cannabis legalization

With the legalization of marijuana next month, landlords, tenants and condominium owners may still be uncertain about their rights to either smoke — or prohibit smoking — in apartments and condominiums. The starting point of a discussion about the right
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 3, 2018 07:30
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