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Alaska workplace smoking ban moves toward vote after yearslong stall in House committee

Senate Bill 63, to enact a statewide workplace smoking ban, advanced Tuesday evening at a rare meeting of the House Rules Committee. The legislation had been warehoused in the committee by Anchorage Republican Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, the committee chair,
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 15, 2018 16:25
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[Indiana] Newburgh officials consider smoking ban in parks

the parks department is asking to ban smoking including e-cigarettes. Powell says park officials are concerned about second-hand smoke around kids. The town council tabled and ordinance Wednesday to let the parks department review it. The park board meet
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:20
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[California] Long Beach bans e-cigarette - vaping' in public spaces

The City Council voted 5-1 on Tuesday to add electronic cigarettes to the city tobacco ordinance, requiring sellers of the devices and derivatives to comply with the law and prohibiting their use in smoke-free areas. Councilman Dee Andrews, who first pr
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Apr 15, 2018 16:17
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[Australia] NSW bans public vaping with $550 fine for offenders

E-cigarette smokers could be fined up to $550 if caught vaping in public spaces or on public transport across NSW under new laws passed on Wednesday night. The ban will come into effect in July, bringing NSW into line with Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:02
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DoSomething.org Partners With Sari Arambulo of NBC's AP Bio Encouraging College Students to "Save The Mascots"

70,000 young people have joined DoSomething.org and CVS Health Foundation in a campaign to strive for tobacco-free college campuses to reduce risks of secondhand smoke.
PR Newswire
added Apr 12, 2018 20:01
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PHILIP: We need health equity for a tobacco-free Florida

However, when it comes to tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke there are still many geographic and demographic inequalities across our state. Nearly 2.5 million Florida adults, or 15.5 percent, still smoke cigarettes. There are large populations
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 12, 2018 19:14
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[Australia] E-cigarettes: NSW bans vaping in public places with $550 fine for offenders

Health officials say vapours can contain cancer-causing substances as ban brings state in line with Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania and ACT
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:58
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[Switzerland] Ticino tightens the screws on smokers

The southern canton of Ticino on Thursday becomes the first in Switzerland to totally outlaw smoking in public places. Several other cantons are considering whether to follow suit, while a nationwide ban has also been mooted. Last March citizens in Tic
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added May 1, 2018 04:41
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Smoke-free Louisiana act to be introduced at the State Capitol

Just last week, state officials launched a campaign to persuade legislators to say yes to a policy that would make all of Louisiana's workplaces, including bars and casinos smoke-free. On Thursday, April 9 at 9 a.m., numerous organizations and advocates
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:46
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[Kentucky] City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance w/Photo

City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Apr 12, 2018 03:24
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