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[Canada] Edmonton council passes tighter smoking rules as cannabis legalization looms

Tobacco and cannabis smokers will have to stay 10 metres away from building doors, windows, patios and bus stops under the amended bylaw. The new rules, which double the previous five-metre restriction, will come into force the day cannabis is legalized,
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:33
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E-cigarette ban project submitted to Romanian Senate

A new draft law submitted to the Senate proposes e-cigarettes to be banned in public spaces just as the normal cigarettes are...However, the initiative received a negative opinion from the human rights committee, according to Cristian Ghica, an MP repres
Romania Insider (ro)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:31
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[Asia, Singapore] NEA will use cameras to detect illegal smoking - here's how it could work

The thermal cameras that could be deployed to detect smoking in prohibited areas would likely be able to capture high definition images of your face from as far as 100m away, an industry expert said. These pan-tilt-zoom cameras can also track offenders o
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:23
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[Alabama] Sheffield poised to be first smoke free Shoals city

the first city in the Shoals with a comprehensive non-smoking policy that would prohibit smoking in work places, including restaurants and bars, and city parks. Smoke Free Shoals Coordinator Melanie Dickens discussed the policy with the City Council on M
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Sep 20, 2018 11:58
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[New York] ARCHIVE: Metropolitan Diary

Everywhere, I seem to see men and women puffing. On a recent stroll up Seventh Avenue, from 11th Street to 35th, I counted 75 smokers on the west side of the street. Sometimes I think that perhaps we should lighten up on this smoking thing. Other times,
New York Times
added Sep 20, 2018 11:26
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Black Mirror is almost a reality: China says it's on track to launch its dystopian scorecard system that ranks citizens on every aspect of their behaviour by 2020

Fraud, tax evasion and smoking in non-smoking areas can drop your ranking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Snuff out exceptions to smoking law

state law allows about 1,700 such places to continue to expose nonsmoking patrons and thousands of workers to airborne toxins and carcinogens. State Rep. Dan Frankell, an Allegheny County Democrat who has rounded up a great deal of bipartisan support, wa
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Sep 19, 2018 20:06
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[Illinois] Palatine Approves Ban On E-Cigarette Smoking In Public Places

Starting next year, Palatine residents and visitors won’t be able to smoke e-cigarettes in restaurants, office buildings and other public places where smoking of regular cigarettes isn’t allowed.
Journal & Topics Newspapers ( Des Plaines, IL)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:48
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[Pakistan] Anti Smokers' Laws Go Unchecked

Despite existence of non-smokers' health ordinance, the residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti tobacco laws that deprive the right of citizens from taking breathe in fresh air.
Urdu Point (pk)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:37
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[Georgia] Battle lines drawn on smoking ban

The divisions stemmed from the healthcare community's push to eliminate secondhand smoke and the hospitality industry's concern they would lose employees and customers. Both sides agreed enforcement would be — and is — an issue. "We have a law on the b
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2018 16:35
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