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[South Carolina] SC bill could ban smoking in car with children

lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a car with children present. The bill, proposed on February 6, would prohibit "a person to smoke a tobacco product in a motor vehicle in which a minor is a passenger and provide a pena
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Feb 9, 2018 17:26
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ALABAMA MAY MOVE TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to make it illegal to smoke in a car carrying a child.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:56
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[Canada] Smoke-free apartment buildings recommended for all P.E.I.

According to the committee's report, the province is one of the largest landlords, with multi-unit dwellings that are home to thousands of seniors and low-income families. In a statement to the CBC related to smoking in social housing, the Department of
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:54
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[Montana] Missoula looks at smoking rules to include e-cigs

City Council plans to update the city's smoking ordinance, adding e-cigarettes to the list of products that can't be used in public places. The popularity of electronic cigarettes used for "vaping", or as a replacement for regular cigarettes, has been g
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:36
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[California, Nevada] Third-hand smoke may linger forever: Study shows casinos are still toxic to customers after cigarette ban - and replacing material could be the only solution

But several states - including Nevada - allow 'adult venues' like casinos to allow smoking indoors. In some states, including California, where the new study was conducted, tribal casino are exempt from otherwise universal bans.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:48
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Thirdhand smoke lingers in casino months after smoking ban

the residue, known as thirdhand smoke, declined significantly after smoking was banned in a Northern California casino. But even six months later, toxic tobacco smoke residue remained above levels found in hotels or private homes with smoking bans. That'
EurekAlert
added Feb 8, 2018 19:43
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Thirdhand smoke lingers in casino months after smoking ban

the residue, known as thirdhand smoke, declined significantly after smoking was banned in a Northern California casino. But even six months later, toxic tobacco smoke residue remained above levels found in hotels or private homes with smoking bans. That'
EurekAlert
added Feb 8, 2018 19:43
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Girl Scouts take on Big Tobacco, and win

It is hard to believe laws don't protect children throughout the country from mobile chambers of concentrated poison. The Colorado Springs City Council, Colorado legislators and Gov. John Hickenlooper should listen to the Girl Scouts. Do like Aurora, and
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Feb 8, 2018 19:42
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[Netherlands] Amsterdam backs anti-smoking court case, aims for smoke-free city

Amsterdam city council has thrown its weight behind the anti-smoking law suit which aims to prove the big tobacco companies deliberately conspired to make people addicts. ‘We have been trying to achieve a smoke free Amsterdam for years and supporting this
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:20
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[Guernsey] Prison smoking ban has led to better behaviour

Tobacco was banned at Les Nicolles on New Year’s Day 2013. ‘There were a number of initiatives rolled out at the same time which included increased purposeful activity and the use of disposable electronic cigarettes,’ said deputy governor Lou Arkle. ‘T
Guernsey Press
added Feb 8, 2018 18:15
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