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[Canada] Bus drivers ask Vernon council to ban smoking in public spaces

asked Vernon council to consider a bylaw that prohibits smoking in public spaces and common areas, such as bus stops. “With marijuana legalization right around the corner, its a perfect time to put a bylaw in place. People should be free to enjoy communi
infonews.ca (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:23
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West Virginia Senate Advances Car Secondhand Smoking Bill

The Senate Health and Human Resources Committee on Tuesday sent the bill to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The voice vote was not unanimous. The bill would make violations a misdemeanor with a punishment of a $25 fine upon conviction. Dr. Michael Kilke
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2018 03:22
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[UK] Ninewells closes fresh-air garden to all after smokers flout rules

The fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital has been closed after ‘regular’ complaints about smokers lighting up. NHS Tayside has taken the decision to temporarily close the space after concerns were raised about smokers around entrances, footpaths and s
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:54
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[Massachusetts] If smoking's allowed, does that include marijuana? Communities take another look at smoking regulations

Some local communities are taking a second look at smoking regulations to avoid a gap in language that could allow people to smoke pot in designated smoking areas. Beverly has already made changes to head off any problems, and Peabody is considering s
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Feb 13, 2018 17:46
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: VERIFY: Is Smoking With Kids In The Car Illegal As Of January 30th?

A viral article liked and shared millions of times on Facebook says it is illegal to smoke with kids in the car... no federal law or even proposed federal legislation on that topic on Congress.gov. So we are verifying that the viral article is false.
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:51
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[Nebraska] Smoking ban debate is a nonstarter for Bellevue

A hot topic discussion in Bellevue was shut down tonight before the city council meeting ever began. Smoking is already banned inside of city buildings but some are pushing for smoking to be banned from all city facilities including public parks.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:49
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Experts remind drivers vaping not immune to California smoking

Smoking marijuana is not included in this law, a separate law that went into effect on Jan. 1... e-cigarettes are considered tobacco products under California law, meaning it is also against the law for someone to smoke electronic devices in the car with
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:49
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How California’s smoking bans are broadening

California cities are still leading the way in many anti-smoking campaigns, including smoking bans on sidewalks. Smoke-free sidewalks Statewide efforts: Last April, the California excise tax on cigarettes increased $2, and in January the California Air
Orange County (CA) Register
added Feb 13, 2018 17:32
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[Canada] Legal Weed Is a Canadian Landlord's Nightmare

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to legalize recreational weed in July, apartment owners are concerned about safety and potential damage to their buildings if tenants grow plants and smoke up in their units. Landlords are lobbying provincial govern
Bloomberg News
added Feb 12, 2018 20:54
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[UK] Vaping in taxis could be banned by Calderdale Council

“There is a growing consensus that using e-cigarettes... is significantly less harmful than smoking tobacco. In addition, e-cigarettes reduce second-hand smoke exposure as they produce a vapour not smoke. “However, although they are not subject to any r
Huddersfield Daily Examiner/icHuddersfield (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:40
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