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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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Bella Thorne and her entourage kicked out of Utah hotel for 'smoking marijuana' ahead of Sundance Film Festival appearance

hotel officials reportedly detected one of her associates smoking marijuana.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:51
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[Canada] Editorial: Weeding out weed

Some apartment complexes want to change their lease arrangements to probit the smoking of legalized weed on the premises. It’s just another example of how complicated things are going to be as provinces roll out their marijuana rules.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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[California] Tulare Co Fairgrounds hosts marijuana "Burnout Festival"

Tulare police wanted to make sure that secondhand smoke is not an issue, so marijuana smokers will be confined to a building. Organizers say 600 tickets have already been sold.
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[Canada] Health Coalition Aims to Reduce Smoking Rates in British Columbia

British Columbia's Clean Air Coalition have released a new report focusing on reducing smoking rates in the province, with five key aims created that they believe should have a positive impact. Formed of a partnership between the BC Lung Association, He
Clean Air Coalition of BC (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:11
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