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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: American Lung Association helping people in low-income housing quit smoking

(HUD) will ban smoking from public housing. Because of that, the American Lung Association is providing free quit smoking support for residents. According to the organization, tobacco use takes the lives of over 7,000 people in Wisconsin every year, but
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:19
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[California] Santee City Council ending smoking on trails in the city

The City Council on Wednesday said it is prohibiting cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and vaping devices on trails within Santee city limits. Marijuana is already prohibited on city property. The council agreed that keeping the trails clean and safe a
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 14, 2018 03:15
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts may get their government badge — and an Aurora law banning smoking in cars with kids

the girls, middle school students in Aurora part of Girl Scout troop 789, have a real shot at passing their proposal. It’s set for a city council vote later this month. Councilman Charlie Richardson, who has been working with the troop on the ordinance a
Aurora (CO) Daily Sun & Sentinel
added Jan 13, 2018 14:39
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Smoke-Free Car Legislation and Student Exposure to Smoking

CONCLUSIONS: These findings support the legislative intent that public policies that are designed to protect children from exposure to smoking in vehicles will yield better adolescent health outcomes and a lower risk of future adolescent cigarette smokin
Pediatrics
added Jan 13, 2018 14:38
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[Ohio] Lorain housing agency works to get people to quit smoking

John Frederick Oberlin Homes hosted a session Jan. 10 to help people quit smoking. The Oberlin Homes, 138 S. Main St., is owned by Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority, or LMHA. The Housing Authority addressed a policy in May 2017 that all LMHA owned/
Lorain (OH) Morning Journal
added Jan 12, 2018 21:57
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[Canada] Still smoking in your workplace? Not cool, says PHU

The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles. The ban on smoking in an enclosed workplace is in effect at all times, even during off-hours
TimminsToday (ca)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:54
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[California] SANTEE BANS SMOKING ON TRAILS, TAKES FIRST STEP TO DISTRICT ELECTIONS

Smoking or vaping on Santee’s city trails such as the Walker Preserve and near Mast Park will no longer be legal following the City Council’s amending its code at its Jan. 10 meeting. The newly amended law, that also bans smoking electronic cigarettes in
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:50
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[Kentucky] Smoke-free or tobacco-free?: Stanford council debates city smoking ban

After hearing a presentation from the local health department, Stanford City Council members are debating the implementation of a smoking ban within city limits. Lincoln County Health Department Director Diane Miller spoke to council members about the e
The Interior Journal (Stanford, KY)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:47
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[Asia, Nepal] Government launches Tobacco Control Convention Strategy

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health has launched the Tobacco Products Control Convention Strategy-2030 with the objective of reducing the tobacco consumption in the long term.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Girl Scouts fight to change a smoking law in Aurora

"We are working on our Silver Award project and, tonight, we would like to propose some future ordinance for not smoking in a car with a minor present," said Amelia Malchow, from Girl Scout Troop #60789 during a Sept. 25 Aurora City Council meeting. Mal
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:58
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