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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smokers expected to quit

(DOH) on Monday said that it expected more smokers to kick the habit now that the nationwide smoking ban under President Duterte’s Executive Order No. 26 is being fully enforced. “We expect more calls in the DOH Quit Line as the implementation of smokin
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:22
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No puffing at all eateries, please

Non-smokers are saying that the present ban on smoking in air-conditioned eateries does little to protect the health of non-smokers as Malaysians generally have their meals at places that are not air-conditioned. Hairdresser Abbey Tan, 30, said most tim
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:19
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[Canada] Signs remind public to butt out in Trail parks and green spaces

Council enacted the prohibition in January, and is now installing "Smoke Free Spaces" signs in areas that are frequented by families and children to raise awareness about the stricter regulations. Coun. Lisa Pasin brought the smoke free initiative to th
BC Local News (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:18
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[Kentucky] HUD acts to smoke out health, fire risks in public housing

The ban prohibits lit tobacco products inside the living units, in indoor common areas, in administrative offices and within 25 feet of buildings. It's the ban on smoking within 25 feet from the buildings that Farra said he is most upset about. "You h
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jul 25, 2017 14:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MMDA enlists LGUs’ help vs smoking ban violators

The Metro Manila Development Authority will join local government units, the police and other agencies in apprehending individuals violating the National Smoking Ban. MMDA enforcers will also monitor vendors or owners of establishments who will violate
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:12
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Indianapolis council to consider extending smoking ban to parks, trails

Republican City-County Council member Colleen Fanning has introduced a proposal to ban smoking in parks and greenways, such as the Monon Trail. Fanning wants to amend the city's smoking ban, originally passed in 2005, which already applies to bars, resta
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 25, 2017 14:11
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[New Hampshire] Recreation areas in nine communities go tobacco-free

Nine Cheshire County communities have made their recreation areas tobacco-free, Healthy Monadnock recently announced. Keene, Harrisville, Marlborough, Nelson, Rindge, Swanzey, Troy, Walpole and Winchester have all adopted tobacco-free policies for areas
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Jul 25, 2017 14:07
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GRONINGEN TO BE NETHERLANDS' FIRST SMOKE-FREE CITY

A large number of organizations, schools, child care institutions and sports clubs in Groningen are working together to make the city the first smoke-free city in the Netherlands. Their ultimate goal is to have no smokers in Groningen, and that no one in
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:31
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apply: 2017 tobacco-free college program for community colleges and minority-serving institutions

college campuses have emerged as a critical battleground...Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 135 historically black colleges and universities and community colleges to advocate for, adopt and implement a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policy. T
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH 13 to assist LGUs in smoking ban campaign

Butuan City – The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH 13) will start assisting local government units (LGUs) in safeguarding the health of their constituents after the nationwide smoking ban took effect last Sunday. Health officials and per
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:23
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