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[Georgia (Country)] Smoking ban in all indoor public places comes into force in Georgia

The law on tobacco control has come into force today meaning that smoking in public places such as bars, restaurants and offices is forbidden. In case of a violation, the owner of the venue will be charged 500 GEL; if the violation is repeated, the fine
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 3, 2018 18:09
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[South Africa] Editorial | Tighter tobacco laws need teeth

What the new bill does offer in way of a concrete move to reduce health hazards is the regulation of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine devices for the first time. There has been growing evidence for some years now that such smoking alternatives
HeraldLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 18:04
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[Georgia (Country)] New Smoking Regulations Take Effect Today

Smoking of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes and Hookah, will be prohibited in all enclosed areas, with the exception of houses, psychiatric clinics, penitentiary facilities and casinos. Smoking will only be permitted in designated areas in the ai
Georgia Today (ge)
added May 3, 2018 17:56
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[New York] NY school installs sensors to cut down on students vaping

Plainedge High School is involved in a pilot program for Fly Sense, a sensor system that alerts school officials when students are vaping. "There's a sensor inside there that is able to detect vape and what it does is it sets off an alarm, which is bas
ABC News
added May 2, 2018 17:20
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[Virginia] Charlottesville public housing sites going smoke-free

Starting July 1, Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority officials will begin enforcing a new smoke-free policy that prohibits smoking anywhere within 25 feet of any authority-owned building. According to a resolution approved by the authori
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added May 1, 2018 04:53
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[Canada] New smoking policy effective May 1

McGill campuses will become largely smoke-free as of Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Smoking cigarettes or e-cigarettes will only be permitted in designated smoking areas. The new policy, adopted by McGill’s Board of Governors on December 12, 2017, is aimed at pr
McGill Reporter (ca)
added May 7, 2018 22:14
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[South Africa] State expects tobacco industry pushback over tough new smoking laws

The Department of Health’s new bill on tobacco products proposes a complete ban on smoking in outdoor public places, prohibits vending machines and brings e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery devices into the regulatory fold for the first
BusinessLive (za)
added May 4, 2018 18:42
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[Russia] Plane, heading from Moscow to Gyumri, makes emergency landing

“At the Mineralnye Vody airport, police officers prepared an administrative report on the passenger who was smoking on board the Moscow-Gyumri flight,” she said. In her words, after this emergency landing, the head of the airplane crew petitioned to tra
News.am (am)
added May 1, 2018 18:29
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[South Africa] Cabinet green lights tighter tobacco laws (including e-cigarettes)

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi says the new regulations on tobacco are not strict. Following the International conference on tobacco and health in February 2018, many speakers complained that South Africa was far behind in terms of anti-tobacco smok
702 Talk Radio (za)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:46
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[Georgia (Country)] UN Supports Comprehensive Enactment of Tobacco-Control Legislation in Georgia

The UN Country Team in Georgia has said it welcomes the enactment of tobacco control legislation in the country. From May 1, 2018, the following measures enter into force: - a smoke-free policy introducing a ban of smoking in enclosed public and
Georgia Today (ge)
added Apr 30, 2018 18:49
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