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[UK] Inmates who joined in riot convicted of prison mutiny

problems began after a national prison smoking ban was being trialled at the site. He said: “As you can imagine it caused tensions to rise among prisoners as it was, frankly, a very unpopular move. “And like other public bodies, the prison was short-sta
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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[Canada] McGill to be smoke-free by 2023

Prior to the adoption of the policy, the Health and Safety Committee at McGill held consultations concerning the policy which involved students, faculty, and staff from both campuses, which, according to McGill, “indicated that a significant majority of
McGill Daily (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:20
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[Tennessee] FLOMBERG: Living the Dream: A (qualified) defense of smoking on campus

Banning smoking on campus would just force them to smoke in their cars and homes more. It will not help them quit. It won’t help students quit either. This is because a smoking ban solves NOTHING. It does not get at the root of the issue. If these senato
Daily Beacon (University of Tennessee)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:16
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Hard Work Pays Off For Girl Scouts, Council Approves Ban On Smoking With Kids In Car

After a year of pushing to get the Aurora City Council to ban smoking when children are in a car, a group of Girl Scouts is seeing their hard work pay off.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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Singapore government will not make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings

"With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises," she told Channel NewsAsia. Chong Kee Hiong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Payoh GR
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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[UK-Scotland] Researchers say hospitals should sell electronic cigarettes to patients

Neil McCallum, MD of e-cigarette firm JAC Vapour and the only Scottish board member of the Independent British Vape Trade Association said: “This announcement from Public Health England is a major step forward in the fight against smoking. It is surprisi
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:56
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[UK] Let hospitals sell e-cigarettes and let the sick have 'vaping lounges' on wards say public health leaders

In a huge sea-change UK authorities are throwing their full weight behind the products which they say could save many more lives by helping smokers quit
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:51
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[Asia, Thailand] BEHAN: Thai beach smoking ban: why more places should follow suit

Hopefully, restrictions on smoking around the world will continue to tighten and include a complete ban on smoking at airports, including in those not-so-airtight “smoking cabins”, beside the hotel swimming pool and – possibly worst of all – long distanc
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:49
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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