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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heat-not-burn tobacco products may be excluded from a planned Tokyo ordinance meant to rein in passive smoking, despite being part of the original plan.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is considering excluding heat-not-burn tobacco products from the scope of a planned ordinance to rein in passive smoking, sources have said. The metropolitan government received a number of public comments opposing the
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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[Kentucky] Communities with Strong Anti-Smoking Laws Seeing Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. ... "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances" was published in Cancer
SurfKY News
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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[North Carolina] New ordinance prohibits tobacco products at parks in Ayden

prohibits the use of all tobacco products including e-cigarettes in all of the town’s parks system. Town Manager Steven Harrell says there are many benefits that will come from this change, including healthy environments without second-hand smoke, as wel
WNCT Channel 9 CBS (Greenville, NC)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:21
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[Connecticut] Smoking banned in New Haven public housing

Elm City smokers don't like a rule which will make public housing smoke-free, but the Housing Authority of New Haven said it had no choice. Sitting on a couple of benches, a group gathered for a morning smoke on Monday. "We've been smoking cigarettes
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:17
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Alabama lawmaker wants to ban smoking in vehicles when children are passengers

State Rep. Rolanda Hollis, a Democrat from Birmingham, prefiled House Bill 26 ahead of the 2018 regular legislative session. The session begins Jan. 9. The bill would make it illegal to smoke cigarettes, cigars, pipes or other tobacco products in a vehi
AL.com
added Nov 28, 2017 18:16
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[Canada] Bob Layton Editorial: Hookah Hello

But, there are deaths we do know are coming, about 3,000 of them every year, from using tobacco. And yet, the province is still not doing all it can to protect all workers from second-hand smoke. The Lung Association is concerned about thousands of work
Global News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:13
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[India] Band-aid on a fracture? Why Delhi Police's sting on shopkeeper selling cigarette to minors is not the solution

India Global Youth Tobacco Survey notes that 21.9% kids live in homes where relatives openly smoke in their presence. Not only does that expose them to second hand smoke, but normalises the habit in their mind. The survey also states that 56.2% of kids b
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:08
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[Iowa] A dozen Main Street businesses officially storefront smoke-free

Last year CG Pro Bikes, 127 N. Main St., and the Curling Iron, next door at 129 N. Main, became the first official smoke-free storefront properties on Main Street. The building housing those businesses is owned by Raymond and Liz Harner, who manager the
Bluffton (IA) Icon / Ada (IA) Icon
added Nov 28, 2017 17:20
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[North Carolina] Town approves move to tobacco free parks

The Ayden Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Nov. 14 to prohibit tobacco products within town parks per a request by Tommy Duncan, Ayden’s arts and recreation director, and the Ayden Arts and Recreation advisory board.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Nov 28, 2017 16:39
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[Canada] Vape shops fuming over Ontario's proposed restrictions

Bill could ban shops from showing customers how to use e-cigarettes, selling flavours of vape juice
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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