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[Maryland] People Raise Concern Over Smoking Outside the Wicomico Public Library

Some people took to Facebook to voice their concerns over people smoking too close to the Wicomico Public Library. The building currently has multiple signs lining the building that say "no smoking." Right now the current policy enforces smokers to sta
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:11
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[Illinois] Popularity of JUULs on campus is high despite ban

Despite anti-tobacco campaigns and a ban on campus, many students use JUULs, a small form of an e-cigarette. The tobacco industry heavily markets e-cigarettes as a cessation device, although they have not been approved by the FDA for this purpose, accordi
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:23
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[North Carolina] Cherryville passes tough tobacco control ordinance

Cherryville town commissioners this month approved a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of all tobacco products in all municipal buildings, vehicles, grounds and parks. Their action will also ban smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in “publ
Shelby (NC) Star
added Oct 23, 2017 20:15
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[Illinois] Editorial: Don’t blow smoke; enforce smoking ban

We need the smoking ban to work to ensure the health and safety of students and faculty, and while these regulations are a step in the right direction, we are still left with questions that need to be answered.
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:13
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[New York] Gov. Cuomo to sign bill outlawing e-cigarettes in most restaurants, bars and workplaces

The measure, adopted by the Legislature in June, extends the provisions of New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include e-cigarettes and has been a top priority of anti-smoking advocates. “These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarett
New York Daily News
added Oct 23, 2017 15:07
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[Australia] Plan for blanket ban on smoking in Ringwood Town Square

Less than three months after new laws banned smoking in outdoor dining areas, the council has asked the community whether the restrictions should be expanded. It is running an online survey and public consultation sessions, and is gauging the views of b
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Oct 22, 2017 21:28
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[Indiana] Smoking ban impact: Still early, but bar owners, workers detail mixed results

A little more than three-and-a-half months since the implementation of a controversial Howard County-wide smoking ban, bar owners and workers have provided a mixed response to the change – while others extolled the possibilities of improved health and a n
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Oct 22, 2017 21:27
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[Missouri] New state ban affects Bowling Green facility; county jails instituted ban first

Washington won a court judgment ordering state prisons, housing a total of about 32,000 inmates, to be smoke-free by April 1. The sale, possession and use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, will not be allowed after that
Quincy (IL) Herald-Whig
added Oct 22, 2017 21:25
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[West Virginia] Pullman Square to go smoke-free in December

announced Metropolitan Partners, which owns and manages the popular plaza in downtown Huntington. The move, made "by popular demand" in partnership with the Cabell-Huntington Health Department, comes as an atmospheric improvement for the plaza, the compa
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Oct 22, 2017 21:21
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[Asia, Singapore] 'Strong public support' for proposed amendments to Tobacco Act: Amrin

The authorities have received “strong public support” for proposed amendments to the Tobacco (Control Advertisements and Sale) Act, said Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Health Amrin Amin on the sidelines of a community roadshow on Saturday (Oc
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 21, 2017 23:19
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