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[Asia] Court to hear China's first lawsuit against smoking in public areas

A railway court in Beijing is scheduled to hear a lawsuit against smoking on China's passenger trains recently, reports Beijing Youth Daily. Li Jing (an alias), a college-bound student, filed the lawsuit to the Beijing Railway Transport Court against Ha
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Condo residents fume over 'ban' on smoking on their balconies

A dispute is brewing at a condominium in Upper Thomson Road over whether or not residents can smoke on their own balconies. The management agent of Meadows  @   Peirce recently sent out a circular telling residents they should not smoke on their balconi
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:51
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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains

A college student has sued the Harbin Railway Bureau because of the pungent smell of cigarettes in the train carriage in which she was traveling. People's Daily comments: This is the first case in China related to the smoking ban in public places and it
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Kentucky] Foundation for Healthy KY’s Ben Chandler gives legislature overview of state’s health challenges

• “I submit to you today that the single most effective policy changes we can make to improve the health of Kentuckians are changes that will reduce our smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke.” • “Passing smoke-free laws and raising the tobacco
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:44
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[Australia] Yeppoon tradie fires up over proposed smoking ban

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Rockhampton (QLD) Morning Bulletin (au)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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[California] Council snuffs out smoking in front of downtown businesses

An ordinance that prohibits smoking in designated outdoor areas of downtown businesses has won City Council approval. “This is just another way of beautifying the downtown,” Margaret Manzo said. The executive director of the Fairfield Main Street Associ
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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[Georgia] Albany Housing Authority prepares to become no tobacco zone

The Albany Housing Authority is working with residents as they prepare for all their property to go non-tobacco in October. The Housing Authority board of commissioners approved the non-tobacco resolution earlier this summer. The Executive Director says
WALB Channel 10 (Albany, GA)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:42
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[California] 2 more Solano apartment complexes feel smoke-free vibe

The Grande Vista in Fairfield and Autumn Oaks in Suisun City have become the latest apartment complexes to go smokeless as part of the Vibe Solano health initiative. It brings the number of multiple-unit complexes to convert to 19, Solano County reported
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Aug 17, 2017 16:41
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[Asia, China] Passenger sues Harbin rail bureau over smoking

A female railway passenger who had to endure cigarette smoke during a journey is suing the Harbin Railway Bureau for allowing passengers to smoke. The Beijing Railway Transport Court has accepted the case and will hold a hearing on Aug 24, according to
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:32
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