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[Massachusetts] The high cost of smoking

When a band of seven graduating Saugus High School seniors lit up the traditional cigar after the pomp and circumstance, school officials brought the hammer down on them. The pictures of the smokers showed up not only on social media but in local news ou
CommonWealth magazine
added Jun 7, 2018 06:24
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Fresh air and good thinking — tobacco-free parks

With this vote, commissioners show that Rowan cares about improving quality of life and promoting good health. Smart thinking. We’ve come a long way since the U.S. Surgeon General released the first report linking cigarettes to lung cancer in 1964. Sinc
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Jun 7, 2018 06:08
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[South Africa] Jury still out whether vaping is less harmful long term than cigarettes

SA’s Department of Health has proposed the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill to clamp down on availability and marketing; and restrict smoking (and vaping) in all public areas to mitigate the known health risks associated
BusinessLive (za)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:06
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Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

We aimed to characterise the socioeconomic status (SES)-related inequalities in smoking prevalence... Implementation of a public smoking ban coincided with a short-lived decrease in smoking prevalence and increase in quit ratio but also with a widening in
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 05:59
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[Kansas] No butts: Smoking ban will be self-enforced

Craig Johnson, member of the ‘Cats for Clean Air Committee and associate director of operations for the K-State Student Union, said the university is adhering to a “friendly” enforcement of the smoking ban, though disciplinary action is written into the
Kansas State Collegian
added Jun 6, 2018 15:06
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[Georgia] Augusta Commission passes smoking ordinance 6-4

After failed tries years ago, the Augusta Commission finally passed a tougher smoking ordinance that would ban smoking in bars and most other public workplaces. At least one business owner was talking about a potential legal challenge to the new ordinanc
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Alabama] HUD to Enforce Smoke-Free Policy

the American Lung Association will assist public housing agencies to transition through the new Smokefree Public Housing Initiative. The Lung Association will share best practices to implement smoke-free housing policies, provide quit-smoking support to r
Pickens County (AL) Herald
added Jun 5, 2018 23:17
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[Canada] Health Unit recognizes six tobacco-free champions for 2018

The six winners of the 2018 Tobacco-Free Champion awards have contributed on two important fronts – helping people quit smoking and increasing the number of smoke-free condos and apartment options available in the region.
BarrieToday.com (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:09
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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta should breather easier

When is Augusta going to give the rest of us a break? Could it be today, when the Augusta Commission is set to consider the proposed ordinance clearing the air once and for all? The vast majority of us hope so. Bar owners opposing the ordinance that wo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 5, 2018 16:15
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[New Mexico] More than 230 "smoke-free" pledges collected locally by Boys & Girls Club

Members of the Sierra Blanca Boys & Girls Club collected more than 230 pledges from individuals to remain smoke-free in their homes and vehicles as part of the New Mexico Department of Health's Tobacco Use Prevention and Control campaign "Kids for Smoke-
Ruidoso (NM) News
added Jun 4, 2018 22:01
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