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[New Hampshire] DUNCANSON: Viewpoint: Holy smokes!

But do not worry, smokers of America, because cigarettes haven’t disappeared completely. Electronic cigarettes are now becoming the rage but I doubt that I’ll be tempted to try them. I figure that if I managed to abstain throughout the entire Lucky Strik
Monadnock (NH) Ledger
added Aug 13, 2017 01:41
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[Massachusetts] Medical pot use restricted at federally funded housing, residents stuck

Medical marijuana users living in apartments controlled by the Malden Housing Authority were given a new addendum for their leases ...indicates cannabis is not welcome at the complex, and neither is smoking. The penalty is eviction. “I said ‘you know, I'
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[UK] Darent Valley Hospital bans smoking and vaping

Staff are already prohibited from smoking within hospital grounds but the ban will be extended to patients and visitors from October 2. A smoking shelter will be taken away, and officers and volunteers will enforce the new rules, advising those who do l
Kent Online (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:54
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India

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 11, 2017 02:24
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Government Turns Up Nose at Indoor Smoking

Under the new policy, apartment security will now be given the authority to check apartment suites suspected of generating secondhand smoke when complaints of secondhand smoke are registered by residents. Under the new policy, apartment security will no
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:17
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[New Hampshire] Manchester considers ban on smoking in public parks

Manchester officials are considering a plan to prohibit smoking in all public parks. The proposal was brought forward last month and has been gaining momentum among city leaders. Supporters said it would be a good idea for a variety of reasons that incl
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:15
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[Hawaii] City bill could prohibit smoking in vehicles with minors

The bill also includes a ban on E-cigarettes inside the car. According to Menor, the bill would put Honolulu at the forefront locally as well as nationally in the effort to reduce children's exposure to harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:15
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[North Carolina] Report shows some progress, some setbacks in county health

Allyson Smith, the health department’s tobacco prevention and control coordinator, reported on the county’s efforts to reduce secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing by 10 percent annually and reduce smoking in community parks by the same amount.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 10, 2017 16:08
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Children from disadvantaged families are BORN with a higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study reveals

They claim that by taking stronger measures to prevent low body weight, exposure to second-hand smoke, and infections in infancy - as well as improving pre-natal care - could drastically improve heart health in disadvantaged groups.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:07
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[Kentucky] Paducah Considers Ban on Vaping Devices

the Paducah board of commissioners heard a presentation to amend the city's current smoking ban ordinance to include vaping devices. Dr. Shawn Jones of the Purchase Area Health District asked that the current smoking ordinance include the banning of e-ci
West Kentucky Star
added Aug 10, 2017 16:06
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