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[Denmark] Regional authority to ban smoking breaks

Region Mid-Jutland is looking to become the first regional authority to ban public workers from smoking during work hours. Hospitals are already smoke-free, but Region Mid-Jutland now wants all its workers to adhere to the no-smoking policy.
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:22

Study: Most Romanians agree with law banning smoking in enclosed public spaces

One year after the smoking ban entered into force in Romania, 83% of Romanians agree with the new regulations, according to a recent study on the level of support for policies aimed at reducing tobacco consumption in Romania. The study was conducted in
Romania Insider (ro)
added Jun 13, 2017 15:16

[UK] Media advisory: Tenth anniversary of smokefree legislation

1. The first of July 2017 is the tenth anniversary of the most important public health reform in generations – the ending of smoking in enclosed public places in England. 2.This media advisory is designed to provide background to journalists in advance
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 13, 2017 08:21
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[Montana] VIDEO: Proposed rule would ban indoor use of e-cigarettes in Yellowstone County, create 30-foot rule

You won't be able to use e-cigarettes in enclosed public spaces under new rules being proposed by the RiverStone Board of Health. The Board is also proposing to keep smoke from coming into buildings by preventing people from smoking within 30-feet of
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Jun 13, 2017 08:21

[Montana] Proposal aimed to prohibit indoor use of E-cigs and vaping devices

The Riverstone Board of Health is proposing to strengthen Montana's Clean Indoor Act for Yellowstone County. The proposed rule is aimed to prohibit indoor use of electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices in public areas.
KULR - Ch. 8
added Jun 13, 2017 08:20

[Africa] Tunisian sentenced to jail for smoking during Ramadan

A Tunisian court Monday sentenced to one month in prison a man who smoked a cigarette in public during the Muslim dawn-to-dusk holy fasting month of Ramadan, a spokesman said. The man was seen smoking outside the Bizerte courthouse by a judiciary offic
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 13, 2017 02:36

[UK] Smoking ban outside Brighton and Hove restaurants and pubs proposed

CAFES, restaurants and pubs with outside eating areas will be asked to consider introducing a voluntary smoking ban. The move is part of efforts by city council and NHS bosses in Brighton and Hove to help reduce the impact of smoking in the city. It fo
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Jun 13, 2017 01:20

[Canada] Opinions on a city-wide patio smoking ban vary greatly

It's lunchtime at the intersection of Hugo Street and Corydon Avenue. That means four nearby restaurants have customers dining on patios in the midday sun. None of them is smoking. And a lot of them like it that way.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 13, 2017 01:09

[Canada] No butting out yet: Winnipeg delays decision on patio smoking ban

Already late to the party, Winnipeg is taking a long, slow drag, seemingly in no rush to butt out patio smoking for good. On Monday, council’s protection, community services and parks committee asked city staff to both review how other Canadian cities h
Metro (ca)
added Jun 12, 2017 23:50
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[California] ACIDERA: City councils, light the way to smoke-free housing in Fresno County

With the proposed California Assembly Bill 62 (Jim Wood, D-Healdsburg) smoke-free policy, all public housing associations shall design and implement a policy prohibiting smoking a tobacco product or device such as e-cigarettes in all public housing livin
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Jun 12, 2017 21:53
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