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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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[Massachusetts] Child protection bill targets smoking in cars

The Committee on Public Health heard testimony on a Rep. Paul Heroux bill that aims to tighten restrictions on smoking and driving. Heroux filed “an act to protect little lungs” to stop drivers and passengers from smoking in cars where children young eno
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jul 26, 2017 03:13
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[Maine] LePage vetoes bills to raise tobacco-buying age to 21, ban phone use while driving

said in a Tuesday radio interview that he vetoed bills that would limit tobacco sales to Mainers 21 and older and ban cellphone use while driving, blasting them as “social engineering.” The Republican governor’s vetoes will likely doom at least the cellph
WGME CBS 13 (Portland, ME)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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how one student led her apartment complex to go tobacco-free

after her presentation on the harms of secondhand smoke and the benefits of smoke-free environments, Katelynd Todd faced crowds of a few hundred college students—all residents of her apartment complex in Berkeley, Calif.—and awaited their vote on a new t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:04
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[New York] State will ban e-cigs in all schools as percentage of students using electronic nicotine doubles

Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday is set to sign into law a bill that will outlaw the smoking of e-cigarettes at all public and private schools, the Daily News has learned. The new law comes after The News in March detailed how a state Health Department survey found
New York Daily News
added Jul 26, 2017 17:10
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[UK] How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree

As part of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their patients and staff, the Trust started working towards going smokefree in April 2015. A core part of their service is caring for people with mental health problems, a group who are much more
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:26
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[New York] VIDEO: Smoking banned in parts of Buffalo Public Parks

The common council approved a measure Tuesday, that would create designated areas for smoking in Buffalo parks. Using cigarettes in other parts of the park would be illegal. Council President, Darius Pridgen, proposed the law, saying it's about keepi
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:16
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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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