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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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[New Hampshire] Lebanon Smoking Ban Has Solid Start

City officials say a smoking ban that took effect last month has been a success, reducing smoke outside Lebanon’s public buildings and in its parks. The ban, which began on July 1, prohibits smoking, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes in about a dozen publ
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:03
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[Maryland] Proposed Smoking Ban in Salisbury

In Wicomico County, a proposed legislation is seeking to prohibit smoking on any land leased or operated by the city of Salisbury. The ban would include government facilities or public parks. One of the city's goals with the smoking ban is to protect ch
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:05
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[Louisiana] EBR Metro Council approves proposed ban of smoking from bars, casinos

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An ordinance to ban smoking from bars and casinos in the parish was approved by the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:04
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[UK] Smoke-free homes are where the heart is

Rochdale Borough Council is encouraging parents to protect their children from the harm of second-hand smoke by making their homes smoke-free. Evidence shows that being in a smoky atmosphere immediately puts your body under pressure causing sore eyes, co
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:40
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[New York] Cigarettes Will Cost At Least $13-A-Pack After NYC Law Change

Mayor Bill de Blasio championed the legislation, saying his goal is to get 160,000 of the city’s 900,000 smokers to quit over the next three years.
Patch.org
added Aug 10, 2017 03:42
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[Hawaii] City bill could prohibit smoking in vehicles with minors

It was the bill’s first reading on Wednesday. The Coalition for Tobacco Free Hawaii says it’s important because of the popularity of vaping these days.
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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