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[UK] North Yorkshire County Council encourages creation of smokefree zones

North Yorkshire County Council has created the Smokefree Places Fund to be used for community events, signs and events to promote a smoke-free lifestyle. It is part of the council’s commitment to discourage smoking and help realise the ambition of a smo
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:57

[California] More Stringent Outdoor Restaurant Smoking Ordinance Coming to Elk Grove

City Council decided at their Wednesday, October 25 meeting to pursue an enhanced ordinance that will restrict outdoor smoking at eating establishments in the city. With the consensus of the four present members, the city council asked city Attorney Jon
Elk Grove (CA)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:51
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New York Bans E-Cigarettes Indoors

New York was one of the first US states to ban cigarettes in indoor public spaces in 2003. Now, the Governor Andrew Mark Cuomo signed a statute that bans e-cigarettes, vaping pens and e-hookahs. The ban goes into effect in 30 days, and New York will be
added Oct 26, 2017 17:50

[Ohio] Dad sues North Canton Schools over son’s football suspension

A Stark County Common Pleas judge could decide this week whether a Hoover High School football player is eligible to play for the rest of the season after he violated North Canton City Schools’ rules against tobacco use.
Canton (OH) Repository
added Oct 26, 2017 17:26

Is Japan losing the fight against smoke-free legislation?

If the silent majority of non-smokers’ voices are not heard because of the vocal minority of smokers, the problem Japan will be facing will be profound. Given that politicians in Japan are often forced to agree with the party’s decisions (known as Tougi-k
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 17:18
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[New Zealand] Smokefree status is news to Stokes Valley shoppers

It is known as Snake Gully and Stokes Vegas but Stokes Valley wants to be known for its smokefree shopping centre. The Hutt City Council recently designated Scott Court smokefree, citing a high level of local support. A walk around the shopping area
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:16
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[Oklahoma] Stillwater bar scene begins transition to smoke-free establisments

College Bar is one of the first bars on the strip to transition to a smoke-free establishment, a change that owners Javier and Chelsea Cervantes said they should have made earlier.
The Daily O'Collegian (Oklahoma A&M)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:12

[New York] Smoke-free advocates announce new organization against tobacco use

The January victory of non-smokers at North Shore Towers has spurred a trend in northeast Queens with the creation of the Bayside Smokefree Housing Alliance... Founder Phil Konigsberg worked to eliminate smoking in North Shore Towers and has now put toge
Queens (NY) Times-Ledger Newspapers
added Oct 26, 2017 05:22

[Kansas] FAVELA: Tobacco Free Wu & Me? Maybe.

what I think Tobacco Free Wu & Me is asking for is for volunteers to speak up and speak out against tobacco users. That someone could be me. But I’m not someone who will willfully scold my colleagues who choose to smoke. I’m not saying this is a publicity
The Sunflower (Wichita State University)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:57
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Town of Anthony, Texas Adopts Smoke-Free Ordinance

Smoke Free Paso del Norte congratulated the Mayor and Council of the Town of Anthony, Texas for adopting an ordinance that protects its’ residents from the negative consequences of exposure to secondhand smoke. Monday evening, under the direction of Mayor
El Paso (TX) Herald Post
added Oct 26, 2017 04:52
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