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[Canada] Unhappy tenants hope Sask Housing will reconsider looming smoking ban

Lindsay says while some tobacco and marijuana smokers can afford to buy their own home, people like him rely on Sask Housing and have nowhere else to go. "We're all scared that if we don't follow it [the ban], then they'll give us a letter in the mail s
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 00:46
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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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[Denmark, Europe, Sweden] Danish festival to allow smoking despite dry conditions

Smukfest festival, which is located in a beech forest near Danish town Skanderborg, is to allow smoking...“We are extremely focused on the drought but we have chosen a different option to a (smoking) ban... a very high number of ashtrays and we will be co
The Local (dk)
added Jul 27, 2018 19:30
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[Asia-pacific] Restaurateurs hedge their bets on Japan anti-smoking law

Large chains ‘need to be selective’ on which locations to make entirely smoke-free
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 27, 2018 05:36
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[New York, North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Court should strike HUD's public housing smoking ban

Reasonable people on all sides of the political spectrum understand that improving public health calls for more carrot and a lot less stick. "...The government doesn't have the right to reach into our homes and dictate our personal behaviors and habits,
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jul 27, 2018 05:35
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[Missouri] St. Charles County voters may vote on indoor smoking ban

St. Charles County voters may get a chance to ban indoor smoking on the November ballot. The group, Smoke-Free St. Charles, turned in a petition with over 30,000 signature to county officials.
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Jul 27, 2018 05:23
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: 'Stop using the world as your cigarette-butt can' [editorial]

it seems some people seem to think cigarette butts are in some special category that makes it acceptable to drop them on city streets, suburban sidewalks, parks, beaches, anywhere people stroll. It’s not acceptable. And yet people who never would hurl a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:30
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Poll: 25% Want Smoking Made Totally Illegal in USA

Gallup asked, "Should smoking in this country be made totally illegal or not?" Twenty-five percent said, "yes, made illegal." Seventy-four percent said, "no, not made illegal." "Overall, Americans remain largely opposed to a total ban, but support has
CNSNews
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[Nevada] Reno City Council Moves to Ban Smoking in Parks, Public Trails

City Council unanimously approved the first reading of a possible ordinance that would ban smoking and vaping in city parks.
KTVN (Reno, NV)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:02
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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF BREATHING CLEAN AIR IN NEW YORK

Tuesday, July 24th marks the 15th Anniversary of New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act, the historic legislation that protects workers from second-hand smoke and helps reduce smoking rates. The 2003 state law banned smoking in almost all workplaces, ba
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 (Binghamton, NY)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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