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[Canada] Condos will likely be able to ban residents from smoking marijuana: lawyers

New federal legislation allowing people to consume marijuana recreationally will come into effect in mid-2018, and some condo boards have reportedly been preparing for an anticipated rise in smoking and growing marijuana plants by prohibiting both in con
Global News (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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[Alaska] American Lung Association urges smoke free workplace law

Officials with the American Lung Association say it’s time that Alaska passes a strong smoke free workplace law, a policy that would reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives.
Cordova (AK) Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:36
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[Massachusetts] SMITH: Tobacco: let’s clear the air, indeed.

I believe that rather than actively working against tobacco and nicotine use on campus, UMass has used this policy as another campaign slogan that lacks any real substance in practice. “Tobacco-free” represents a false promise made by UMass, and a change
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ban on smoking in cafes hard nut to crack

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority’s ban on smoking corners seems to be ‘mission impossible’. The move appreciated by anti-smoking groups has already sent shock waves among restaurant owners, who say their business will suffer if the ban imposed is implemente
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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[North Carolina] SMOKING RATES DECLINE NATIONWIDE, NC LAGS IN REDUCED TOBACCO USE

This year’s “State of Tobacco Control” finds Gov. Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly are failing to enact proven policies that will reduce tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives: Funding for State Tobacco Prevention Pro
Spectrum News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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[Illinois] Approval of outdoor smoking ordinance changes up in air

Although consensus was reached Monday to vote on proposed changes to the city of DeKalb’s smoking ordinance, passage seems unlikely... At the request of 1st Ward Alderman David Jacobson and 6th Ward Alderman Mike Verbic, the council discussed amending th
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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BANZHAF: Vaping, Like Smoking, Should Be Banned In Public – Natl Report

Thus, says Banzhaf, it is unfair and unreasonable to force innocent bystanders to be exposed to nicotine, a very addictive drug and a highly potent neurotoxin; propylene glycol, a respiratory irritant, which experts have warned can cause respiratory irri
ValueWalk
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05
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Michigan earns mixed grades on tobacco policies

When it comes to funding state tobacco prevention programs and taxes for tobacco sold in the state, Michigan earned the grade of an F. In terms of the coverage and access to services to help people quit using tobacco, Michigan earned the grade of a D.
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:37
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[Africa, Nigeria] Right Groups Demands Mass Action on Tobacco Control Act

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has asserted that enforcing tobacco control laws in Nigeria is everyone’s duty; hence all hands must be on deck to ensure that the laws a
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:19
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[South Africa] INFOGRAPHIC: Bill to ban smoking in public places

The department of health is processing a bill that could make South Africa a smoke-free country. The draft bill is being finalised with the intention of tabling it in front of cabinet before it goes to parliament. If passed, it will prohibit smokers fro
Pretoria Rekord (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:09
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