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[South Carolina] Charleston is on track to ban smoking in parks, latest in efforts to outlaw tobacco in public places

After years of planning, the ordinance, which would ban all smoking — including e-cigarettes — is expected to collect majority backing at Tuesday night's meeting. Supporters say the move is an incremental one following years of similar bans in workplace
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 4, 2018 21:03
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[Africa, South Africa] Foundation fired up by 'racist' proposed tobacco bill

Advocacy group the Free Market Foundation believes government’s new proposed tobacco bill is racist and anti-transformative. .. If the bill is passed in parliament it will bring a ban to all public smoking‚ including already designated areas found in res
Times LIVE (za)
added May 4, 2018 17:09
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[Africa, South Africa] PROVISIONS IN PROPOSED TOBACCO BILL WILL INCREASE ILLICIT TRADE, SAYS INSTITUTE

The proposal includes a full ban on smoking in public places and increasing the distance of no-smoking perimeters around buildings, among other things...The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa says provisions in the proposed Tobacco Bill will increase t
Eyewitness News (za)
added May 4, 2018 16:57
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[California] Stricter Public Smoking Ordinance Gets Green Light

A first reading to amend an established ordinance to prohibit smoking in all public sidewalks, walkways, parkways, curbs and gutters was approved by the South Pasadena City Council... “The new ordinance will make it so no one can smoke in any area where
South Pasadenan
added May 4, 2018 21:05
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[North Carolina] Public housing to implement smoke-free policy ($$)

The High Point Housing Authority is implementing a smoke-free policy for all of its housing properties, grounds and administrative offices. The HPHA has been promoting and preparing its residents and staff for a smoke-free environment over the past four
High Point (NC) Enterprise
added May 4, 2018 21:01
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban near facilities considered

Pasquotank County may soon forbid smoking near county facilities, including the county courthouse. Commissioners should have a revised smoking ordinance to review later this month, and could potentially enact it next month, County Attorney Mike Cox said
Elizabeth City (NC) Daily Advance
added May 4, 2018 21:00
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[Tennessee] Local teens spearhead historic tobacco policy for Hamilton County schools

A youth-led, anti-tobacco group mentored by local leaders inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the system's outdated tobacco policy and go nicotine-free. Although the old policy prohibited smoking inside or near buildings, it allowed smoking on sch
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 4, 2018 17:10
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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Proposed smoking law a step too far

Thys Visser, the late CEO of investment holding firm Remgro, is credited with having said something to this effect: "There are more serious problems than smoking a cigarette." Of course, Visser had to say that — he made a living from manufacturing cigare
BusinessLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 19:25
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[California] Los Altos' expanded smoking ban goes into effect

The ordinance prohibits smoking in nearly all enclosed public places and many unenclosed public places. Public places are areas, publicly or privately owned, that are accessible by the public, whether by payment of money or not, and regardless of any age
Los Altos Town Crier
added May 3, 2018 16:51
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[Asia, China] Allowing indoor smoking areas is pragmatic tobacco control measure

HANGZHOU, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has given a green light to setting up indoor smoking areas in public places in a draft of its newly revised smoking control regulation. Beijing News comments: China has about 350 million smokers, 30 p
China Daily (cn)
added May 11, 2018 02:51
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