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[UK] Inmate's appeal to ban smoking in jails reaches Supreme Court

Five justices headed by president Lady Hale are considering whether the Crown is bound by the 2006 Health Act, which includes the ban on smoking in public places introduced in 2007. Black's lawyers have said the sex offender, who has been serving an inde
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2017 15:28
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[Asia-pacific] More Japanese firms introducing anti-smoking measures, including incentives

Convenience store chain Lawson Inc. introduced an all-day ban on smoking at its head office and all regional offices in June with an eye toward lowering the ratio of smokers in its entire workforce by around 10 percentage points in fiscal 2018. The smoki
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:27
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[Colorado] VIDEO: City Council Unanimously Passes Smoking Ban On 16th Street Mall

City Council President Albus Brooks is behind what he calls the “Breathe Easy” campaign. The proposal comes after he said numerous people complained about smoking and second-hand smoke along the outdoor mall.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:26
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[UK] PATTERSON: Exeter would be right to ban smoking, and other colleges should follow

Exeter would set a great example by banning smoking in their college grounds, and other colleges should follow suit. With the ban on polluting vehicles set to come into effect in the next few years in Oxford city centre, it makes sense that colleges shou
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:24
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Smoking rooms are disappearing from hotels

According to the latest report from the American Hotel and Lodging Association, a trade group, the share of hotel rooms that are non-smoking has steadily risen from 74% to 97% over the last decade. And the proportion of hotels that only offer non-smoking
The Economist
added Nov 3, 2017 17:27
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[Massachusetts] PETERSON: The Tobacco-Free Campus Policy: A Call for Renewal

I have walked past groups of seven or more people smoking in these areas at once. And they’re not trying to hide it. As I walk past, I uselessly ask myself over and over again “Do they even know this is a no-smoking campus?”
The Mass Media (University of Massachusetts)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:09
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[Switzerland] Swiss Rail to test smoke-free train stations and platforms

will experiment with smoking restrictions at various train stations in response to customer complaints about second-hand smoke and cigarette butts on platforms impacting on comfort.
Le News (ch)
added Nov 3, 2017 01:57
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[UK] Prisons: Smoking Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The phased rollout now underway will reduce the risk to staff and prisoners of exposure to second hand smoke, whilst maintaining the safety and security of our prisons. In every case, the decision on when to go smoke free is only taken after careful pla
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:23
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[UK] Rise in violence and self-harm as inmates struggle with tobacco ban ($$)

More than half of prisons in England and Wales forbid prisoners from smoking in a move that has led to tobacco being sold on the black market inside for as much as £150 an ounce. The new psychoactive substance Spice, which has swept through the prison s
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:21
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[UK] Prison chaplain ditches old Bibles with thin pages because inmates keep smoking them

Tobacco ban led to numerous inmates suddenly converting to Christianity. Push for smoke-free prisons already being blamed for rise in violence and self-harm in some jails.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:06
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