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[UK-Wales] Premature coronary heart disease deaths 'cut by 70%'

The number of people dying prematurely from coronary heart disease in Wales has been cut by nearly 70% in the past 20 years, a new report has revealed... The report said this was due to the improved detection of heart disease among GPs, the ban on smoking
BBC Online
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43

[UK] Has the smoking ban had an effect on deaths from lung cancer dropping? - Saturday Briefing

THE figures suggest it has indeed had a beneficial effect. The ban was introduced in 2007 when the rate of lung cancer deaths in the UK was 66.2 per 100,000 deaths. In 2014, that figure was down to 61.4 per 100,000. Curiously, the decrease has been much
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43

[New York] State snuffing out e-cigarettes in public spaces

New York State will prohibit electronic nicotine delivery devices everywhere ordinary cigarettes are banned, beginning Nov. 22, thanks to a new law. New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act first forbade smoking ordinary cigarettes in bars, restaurants and many p
Middletown (NY) Times Herald-Record
added Nov 5, 2017 19:18

[UK-Northern Ireland] ‘Stop damaging public health by smoking at hospital’

according to Sinn Féin health spokesperson, Councillor Patricia Logue, who has urged Altnagelvin visitors to adhere to the Western Trust’s smoke-free policy. She was speaking after new signage was erected at entrances to the hospital and information adver
Derry Journal (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:41

Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana Use Is Coming to Canada

Nor have most provincial governments decided on the minimum age for buyers, or where smoking marijuana will be legal.
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:29

The penalties imposed for violating vaping laws across Australia

Australia is renowned for having some of the most stringent vaping regulations around the world. This article lists the different penalties faced by violators across the country’s states and territories.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:59

Smoking rooms are disappearing from hotels

According to the latest report from the American Hotel and Lodging Association, a trade group, the share of hotel rooms that are non-smoking has steadily risen from 74% to 97% over the last decade. And the proportion of hotels that only offer non-smoking
The Economist
added Nov 3, 2017 17:27

[Massachusetts] PETERSON: The Tobacco-Free Campus Policy: A Call for Renewal

I have walked past groups of seven or more people smoking in these areas at once. And they’re not trying to hide it. As I walk past, I uselessly ask myself over and over again “Do they even know this is a no-smoking campus?”
The Mass Media (University of Massachusetts)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:09

[Switzerland] Swiss Rail to test smoke-free train stations and platforms

will experiment with smoking restrictions at various train stations in response to customer complaints about second-hand smoke and cigarette butts on platforms impacting on comfort.
Le News (ch)
added Nov 3, 2017 01:57
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[UK] Rise in violence and self-harm as inmates struggle with tobacco ban ($$)

More than half of prisons in England and Wales forbid prisoners from smoking in a move that has led to tobacco being sold on the black market inside for as much as £150 an ounce. The new psychoactive substance Spice, which has swept through the prison s
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:21
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