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[Kentucky] Foundation for Healthy KY’s Ben Chandler gives legislature overview of state’s health challenges

• “I submit to you today that the single most effective policy changes we can make to improve the health of Kentuckians are changes that will reduce our smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke.” • “Passing smoke-free laws and raising the tobacco
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:44
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[Australia] Yeppoon tradie fires up over proposed smoking ban

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Rockhampton (QLD) Morning Bulletin (au)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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[California] Council snuffs out smoking in front of downtown businesses

An ordinance that prohibits smoking in designated outdoor areas of downtown businesses has won City Council approval. “This is just another way of beautifying the downtown,” Margaret Manzo said. The executive director of the Fairfield Main Street Associ
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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[Georgia] Albany Housing Authority prepares to become no tobacco zone

The Albany Housing Authority is working with residents as they prepare for all their property to go non-tobacco in October. The Housing Authority board of commissioners approved the non-tobacco resolution earlier this summer. The Executive Director says
WALB Channel 10 (Albany, GA)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:42
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[California] 2 more Solano apartment complexes feel smoke-free vibe

The Grande Vista in Fairfield and Autumn Oaks in Suisun City have become the latest apartment complexes to go smokeless as part of the Vibe Solano health initiative. It brings the number of multiple-unit complexes to convert to 19, Solano County reported
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Aug 17, 2017 16:41
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[Asia, China] Passenger sues Harbin rail bureau over smoking

A female railway passenger who had to endure cigarette smoke during a journey is suing the Harbin Railway Bureau for allowing passengers to smoke. The Beijing Railway Transport Court has accepted the case and will hold a hearing on Aug 24, according to
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:32
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[UK] The Cannabis Act and Residential Tenancies

The Residential Tenancies Act (the “RTA”... Under section 64 of the RTA, a tenancy may be terminated where the tenant is substantially interfering with the reasonable enjoyment of other tenants or the landlord. This ground is more difficult to establish
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 20:30
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[Canada] LETTER: Non-smokers deserve to breathe fresh air at home

I would like to discuss second-hand smoke in strata condominiums and non-market apartment balconies in communities across B.C., an issue that is often overlooked. Many non-smoking individuals, including families with children, the elderly and people of a
Delta Optiist (ca)
added Aug 17, 2017 15:49
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[UK] Ban on smoking in all 91 of Hull's playgrounds comes into force tomorrow

All 91 Hull City Council-run parks and play areas are covered under the ban, in a move agreed by senior councillors four months ago. Hull currently has the highest numbers of adult smokers in England. Around 63,000 people in the city smoke and 40 peop
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 05:14
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