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[Hawaii] City Council introduces bill to ban smoking in cars if minors are present

Bill 70 calls to outlaw smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a motor vehicle if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger. Council Chair Ron Menor and Councilman Brandon Elefante co-introduced the bill Wednesday.
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:26
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[Hawaii] City council considers banning smoking in vehicles in presence of minors

For years, Hawaii island and Kauai have had laws on the books that make it illegal to smoke in your car in the presence of a minor.* If Bill 70 becomes law, the same would apply on Oahu. You would not be able to smoke in a motor vehicle when a person un
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:39
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[Asia, China] Cigarette sales tick downward in Beijing

The number of cigarettes sold in Beijing last year decreased by 8 percent year-on-year, the biggest decline in recent years, according to a report on population health released by the Beijing municipal government on Wednesday. Among people age 15 or old
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:37
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[Asia, China] Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers: white paper

Beijing had fewer smokers in 2016, the second year of the city's smoking ban, according to a white paper issued Wednesday. The rate of smokers aged 15 years old and above in 2016 was 22.3 percent, 1.1 percentage points lower than 2014, amounting to 200,0
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 27, 2017 15:30
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D.C. Circuit Court Upholds Ban Of Using E-Cigarettes On Planes ($$)

upheld a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) rule that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices on airplanes because the law banning the devices from planes benefits the health of the passengers
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2017 06:46
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Save the date; UCSF "It's About a Billion Lives" symposium will be Friday Feb 2, 2018

Keynote: Smokefree or Up in Smoke? Reinvigorated tobacco control policy in an era of legalized marijuana... This is a public symposium open to all members of the University community, public health and health professionals, the media, and the public
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:39
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[New York] VIDEO: NY bans e-cigs on school grounds

The bill Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed Tuesday banning the use of electronic cigarettes on all school grounds in the state was good news, but could have come sooner, a local youth outreach official said. Jon Chaffee, Reality Check assistant coordinator fo
Wellsville (NY) Reporter
added Jul 26, 2017 18:02
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[Massachusetts] State lawmakers consider driving and smoking ban

A bill at the Statehouse aims to crack down on second hand smoke in cars. It’s called “an act to protect little lungs,” and would ban drivers from smoking cigarettes, if they’re driving with a child who’s young enough for a car seat. According to the Ce
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jul 26, 2017 18:01
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[New York] 'No Smoking' signs expected in Buffalo parks

Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation barring the use of the electronic cigarettes on the grounds of public and private schools. The same day, Buffalo's Common Council approved legislation and swiftly sent it to Mayor Byron Brown to limit smoking
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:42
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[New York] City's smoking ban will kick butts out of its parks

On Tuesday, Galley and other tobacco-free advocates received some good news: The Common Council unanimously voted to ban smoking in the city's public parks, except where designated.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 26, 2017 03:14
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