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[Canada] POLICE OF TOBACCO: A SMOKER ON FOUR PINCHED

In just seven months, the police of the tobacco of the ministry of Health has handed over 403 tickets to smokers who have grilled a cigarette within nine metres of the door of a building, learned about The Newspaper. From 26 November 2016, being the date
Siver (ON) Times (ca)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[Louisiana] Council member seeks to amend East Baton Rouge smoking ban before vote

A member of the East Baton Rouge Metro Council is backing a push to retool an anti-smoking ordinance before it is taken to a vote Wednesday. The proposal aims to ban smoking in all public places across the parish, including businesses like casinos and ba
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[New York] Port North raises tobacco age to 21

Port Washington North trustees approved a law Thursday that raises the minimum age for the sale of tobacco products and devices within village grounds to 21. The board of trustees also passed a second law, sponsored by Mayor Bob Weitzner, that prohibits
The Island Now (Williston Park, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:36
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[Michigan] Metro Detroit condo residents sues over second hand smoke in her building

Phyllis Davis lives in the Echo Valley Condos in Farmington Hills. The suit she filed in U.S. Eastern District Court of Michigan says she has suffered health problems because her neighbors’ smoke comes into her condo through a connected ventilation syst
WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 (Southfield, MI)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:35
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[Louisiana] Metro councilman proposes smoking ban amendments he thinks will lead to its passage on Wednesday

District 11 council member Matt Watson said if the council turns over enforcement to police instead of firefighters, more clearly lays out their expectations and gives bar owners until next June to get ready, he can get a majority vote. From the beginnin
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 8, 2017 00:47
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[Connecticut] Town leaders discuss expanding 'smoke free' areas

On Monday evening, the Hamden Town Council will consider expanding its public smoking ban. "We covered the parks last year, which went well, but there are a couple of loophole areas that weren't covered,” said Hamden Mayor Curt Leng. Enjoying a day at
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Village chief expresses support to smoking ban

A village chairman in this city has expressed support to the nationwide smoking ban which took effect last July 23 by providing several prohibited acts to business owners and managers. Rodelio Mamac, chairman of Balibago village, aired during a forum last
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:54
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[Australia] LAKE: New smoking bans are riddled with loopholes

To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50
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[UK] Cautions for passengers vaping or with feet on seats

London Midland staff are issuing cautions for passengers found with their feet on seats, smoking e-cigarettes or riding bicycles on train station platforms.
BBC Online
added Aug 7, 2017 19:36
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[Asia, India] Airport officials clear air on smoking & baby-care rooms

PUNE: Lohegaon airport authorities are working on a plan to ensure that the smoking room on the terminal's first floor is located at a fair distance from the child care room. There have been frequent complaints about the smoking room being adjacent to the
Times of India
added Aug 7, 2017 19:26
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