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[UK] Campaign for a Smokefree Sheffield launched

Set up to help smokers, non-smokers, quitters and the whole community work towards a future without tobacco, Smokefree Sheffield brings the city’s tobacco control board and local services together under one umbrella. It has launched a new website – www.
Sheffield City Council (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:02
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[UK] Smoking with a child in the car: Woman thought to be first on Teesside convicted after law change

Joanne Jones was caught on Christmas Eve on Union Street, central Middlesbrough, with two young children in a Vauxhall car. .. An officer on foot patrol noticed Jones smoking in the car and noted her registration details, later visiting her Linthorpe hom
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Feb 10, 2018 18:48
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[California] Half Moon Bay considers restrictions on smoking

a variety of sample ordinances based on the existing regulations of other San Mateo County jurisdictions, including options for a phase-in period, length of buffer zones, potential smoke-free locations and a possible cannabis exception.
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 10, 2018 02:32
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[Tennessee] Ramsey sponsors bill to allow local governments to curb secondhand smoke

Local governments would have the option to regulate smoking more strictly than state law under a new bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Ramsey, R-Maryville. “As written today, state law is ignoring the will of the people in local communities who desire smoke-fr
Maryville (TN) Daily Times
added Feb 10, 2018 02:27
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[Australia] Housing Trust to introduce smoke-free unit complex policy

A Wollongong-based community housing provider is phasing out smoking in its unit complexes, in a move that could upset some tenants. The Housing Trust will start implementing the policy in the coming months, with a pilot program at its Central Gardens f
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:26
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[UK-Scotland] No immediate plans for play park smoke ‘ban’ in Fife – although council would consider it

No immediate plans have yet been tabled to ‘ban’ smokers in Fife from lighting up near play parks in the Kingdom, although Fife Council said it would consider such a move. The news comes as neighbouring Dundee City Council prepares to discuss designating
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:10
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EDITORIAL: Oklahoma lawmakers should focus on reducing tobacco use

lawmakers have not only failed to raise cigarette taxes, but have also put little focus on advancing those alternative measures. “Oklahoma is woefully behind in tobacco policy,” said John Woods, executive director of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endow
The Oklahoman
added Feb 10, 2018 02:08
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[Tennessee] New Bill Could Place Smoking Laws in Local Governments' Hands

The Local Option Bill, sponsored by Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, would repeal the tobacco preemption clause, which says that state law trumps local laws pertaining to where smoking is prohibited. The new bill would allow municipal governments to c
Memphis Flyer
added Feb 9, 2018 22:45
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[North Carolina] Secondhand smoke exposure on the decline since 2009 statewide smoking ban, study finds

a new Duke study has found that expectant mothers are now less likely to face secondhand smoke. Since the 2009 passage of the smoking ban in North Carolina—which outlawed smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants—pregnant women have experie
Duke University Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2018 22:44
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Activists Protest Armenian Government’s Proposed Anti-Smoking Measures

While much of the world has adopted similar public smoking bans, including neighboring Russia and Turkey, the Caucasus remain stubbornly devoted to smoking indoors. And the proposed law in Armenia has drawn heavy criticism. One target was the level of th
EurasiaNet
added Feb 9, 2018 17:42
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