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[Canada] Tobacco legislation implementation demanded by health organizations

Health groups want to see the full implementation of tobacco legislation passed in 2013 as the cannabis framework is rolled out by the province.
Lacombe Globe (ca)
added Oct 12, 2017 00:28
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[California] Public smoking in Santa Monica

Santa Monica has long been on the forefront of protecting residents and visitors from secondhand smoke. Twenty years ago it was the first city to prosecute bars for allowing patrons to smoke. Now, both smoking and vaping (e-cigarettes) are prohibited no
Santa Monica (CA) Daily Press
added Oct 12, 2017 00:28
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[Colorado] Denver council committee moves 16th St. Mall smoking ban proposal ahead to full council

a council committee voted unanimously Wednesday to pass the long-discussed, and somewhat controversial, measure onto the full council. The ban, called the “Breathe Easy” campaign, would implement a ban on smoking cigarettes, cigars and electronic smoking
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Oct 12, 2017 00:27
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[Colorado] 16th Street smoking ban becomes civil rights controversy amid homeless concerns

A proposal to outlaw smoking and vaping on the 16th Street Mall produced both strong criticism and strong support at a meeting on Wednesday morning. On one hand, health experts, business leaders and Council President Albus Brooks said that the ban coul
Denverite
added Oct 12, 2017 00:26
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[Canada] Thunder Bay landlords pushed to go smoke-free

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is calling on multi-unit housing providers in the area to adopt smoke-free policies for their buildings. In a news release issued in conjunction with the start of Fire Prevention Week, the TBDHU noted that, currently
TBNewsWatch (TBTV) (ca)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:03
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Ban on vaping proposed

A new bill introduced by Speaker Benjamin Cruz wants to expand the ban on smoking in public places to also prohibit the use of electronic smoking devices in the same locations. "Vaping is a choice. Breathing isn't," said Cruz, who introduced Bill 198-34
postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:02
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[Asia, Thailand] Smoking ban planned at 20 popular beaches

Smoking will soon be banned on 20 popular tourist beaches found to be constantly littered with huge numbers of discarded cigarette butts, according to the chief of marine and coastal resources. The move comes ahead of an international conference on sea
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:57
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[Thailand] SMOKING BAN: HUA HIN SAYS 2,000 BAHT FINE WOULD BE REASONABLE AS "BEACH POLICE" AT THE READY

A representative of the Hua Hin authority has indicated that he thinks a 2,000 baht fine would be reasonable for smokers caught puffing on the resorts beaches next month. The statement - reported by Thai Rath - came after alarm was caused Tuesday when e
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:35
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[Maine] Three Midcoast hospitals honored for tobacco policies

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative held the eighth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards ceremony Sept. 27 to celebrate efforts to address tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 11, 2017 15:32
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[Indiana] LETTER: Go smoke-free during Fire Prevention Week

October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week, a national event to raise awareness for fire safety. This year the Washington Housing Authority is helping reduce the number of fires in Washington by making its properties smoke-free. In addition to health benefits
Washington (IN) Times-Herald
added Oct 11, 2017 15:31
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