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Public Housing Goes Smoke-Free, Protecting Vulnerable Children and Families

As this rule is implemented, it is critical that public housing residents be provided assistance in quitting smoking, including the medication and counseling that can help them succeed. Among other resources, smokers trying to quit can call 1-800-QUIT-NO
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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Smoke-Free Housing To Protect Millions From The Dangers Of Secondhand Smoke To Take Effect July 31

Public housing authorities should focus their enforcement efforts on educating smokers about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke, including the risks in a multi-unit environment, along with increasing the availability of cessation services. Evict
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Heroux's anti-smoking proposal would be hard to enforce

Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux has proposed a bold initiative to “protect little lungs,” with a ban on smoking in a vehicle when a young child in a car seat is aboard. While the goal is admirable — in fact, it’s downright noble — we question just how pract
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 30, 2018 21:16
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[Georgia] VIDEO: New ordinance prevents people smoking near public homes

In two days people in the CSRA looking to light up will have to be 25 feet away from public housing. NewsChannel 6 to a few people about the ban and they say it's unfair they can't smoke at home. "A lady down the hall had asked me if I quit smoking;
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:14
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[New Jersey] PALOMA: N.J. did good to ban smoking on beaches. We can do more

the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has been working in tobacco control for more than 20 years. We applaud the new law and hope that it will spark action to further reduce tobacco use in public places. With this step, New Jersey builds on its stron
NJ.com
added Jul 29, 2018 22:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
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[Ohio] City gets smoking ban repeal petition

“Citizens for Responsive Government will close out its smoking ban repeal initiative petition drive Thursday morning by turning in 900 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot,” according to a group statement. In April, city commissioners en
Sandusky (OH) Register
added Jul 29, 2018 14:51
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[New York] Inside the Room Where Roseanne Barr Returned

Roseanne is onstage smoking an e-cigarette. She says Sean Hannity gave it to her. It’s 9 p.m. on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and she’s just come from filming a segment for his Fox News program. The inside of Stand Up NY — a comedy club known for offerin
RealClearPolitics (blog)
added Jul 28, 2018 16:43
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[New York] What It Was Like Inside the Room at Roseanne Barr's Live Apology Interview

"Look what Sean Hannity gave me, an e-cigarette!"...66-year-old actress with a Twitter trigger finger taking long drags of her e-cig.
InStyle Magazine
added Jul 28, 2018 16:41
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[Massachusetts] Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Today Governor Charlie Baker signed H4486, An Act protecting youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction, which will raise the legal age to buy tobacco products statewide from 18 to 21. The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on pu
CapeCodToday.com
added Jul 28, 2018 03:45
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