Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Smokefree Policies 111,405 headlines found

9 Views

Public Housing Goes Smoke-Free, Protecting Vulnerable Children and Families

As this rule is implemented, it is critical that public housing residents be provided assistance in quitting smoking, including the medication and counseling that can help them succeed. Among other resources, smokers trying to quit can call 1-800-QUIT-NO
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
6 Views

Smoke-Free Housing To Protect Millions From The Dangers Of Secondhand Smoke To Take Effect July 31

Public housing authorities should focus their enforcement efforts on educating smokers about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke, including the risks in a multi-unit environment, along with increasing the availability of cessation services. Evict
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
0 Views

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Heroux's anti-smoking proposal would be hard to enforce

Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux has proposed a bold initiative to “protect little lungs,” with a ban on smoking in a vehicle when a young child in a car seat is aboard. While the goal is admirable — in fact, it’s downright noble — we question just how pract
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 30, 2018 21:16
2 Views

[Massachusetts] LETTER: No smoking for transport­ van drivers

Yet, it took me five months of advocating for my son with asthma to obtain a nonsmoking driver, and a smoke-free van. It is important to know that once the drivers get in their vehicle, they are not allowed to smoke until their shift ends.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 2, 2018 00:39
2 Views

[Georgia] VIDEO: New ordinance prevents people smoking near public homes

In two days people in the CSRA looking to light up will have to be 25 feet away from public housing. NewsChannel 6 to a few people about the ban and they say it's unfair they can't smoke at home. "A lady down the hall had asked me if I quit smoking;
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:14
4 Views

[New Jersey] PALOMA: N.J. did good to ban smoking on beaches. We can do more

the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has been working in tobacco control for more than 20 years. We applaud the new law and hope that it will spark action to further reduce tobacco use in public places. With this step, New Jersey builds on its stron
NJ.com
added Jul 29, 2018 22:37
5 Views

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
8 Views

[Ohio] City gets smoking ban repeal petition

“Citizens for Responsive Government will close out its smoking ban repeal initiative petition drive Thursday morning by turning in 900 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot,” according to a group statement. In April, city commissioners en
Sandusky (OH) Register
added Jul 29, 2018 14:51
2 Views

[Canada] LETTER: City of Peterborough has always led with smoking laws

After years of research and based on the best available science, the province was poised to further protect residents from secondhand smoke and vapour by including e-cigarettes and medicinal cannabis in the provincial law, but that was put 'on pause' whe
Peterborough (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:14
2 Views

[Illinois] Smoking Ban 10 Years Later: More Acceptance, But Businesses Still Object

's been 10 years since Illinois went smoke-free in all public buildings, including bars and restaurants. GLT looks back at the arguments that were made for and against the indoor smoking ban to see if new data and the passage of time have changed anyone'
WGLT (Normal, IL)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:13
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines