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Greece’s High Court Upholds E-Cigarette Ban in Public Places

E-cigarettes fall under the same restrictions as tobacco smoking in Greece Electronic cigarettes fall under the same restrictions as cigarette smoking, Greece’s Council of State plenary has ruled, including a ban on their use in public spaces, transport
Greek Reporter
added Mar 27, 2018 15:31
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[North Carolina] No butts about it: Federal smoke-free housing policy to be enforced in Greenville

Due to new federal regulations, many Greenville residents will be living under a smoke-free housing policy for the first time, forcing residents out of their houses and off their porches, no ifs, ands or butts. Based on a policy change by the United Sta
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Mar 27, 2018 15:00
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[Canada] Prohibitions sought for public vaping and cannabis smoking

Vaping and cannabis should be treated the same as tobacco under the capita region’s clean air bylaw, says Island chief medical health officer Dr. Richard Stanwick. Stanwick is recommending the bylaw be amended to prohibit burning or vaping of any substa
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:59
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[California] Los Angeles Tobacco Report 2018: Proactively Restricting E-Cigarettes - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The publisher looks at Los Angeles, which takes an active approach towards electronic cigarettes, including them in the definition of tobacco products for purposes of the Tobacco Retailing License and public smoking restrictions. The County of Los Angel
Business Wire
added Mar 26, 2018 15:36
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Make cleanliness part of holiness, Holy Week pilgrims urged

Limpin said that having a smoke-free environment would lessen the threat of smoke-related diseases to second-hand smokers. “Tobacco smoke contains toxic and poisonous chemicals, including cancer-causing substances, which can pose harm and death to both
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:11
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[Arizona] Banning smoking in city parks: Fire danger, health risk factors to be considered

the question facing the Prescott City Council: Should that ban be extended to the city’s parks, trails, and open spaces? A proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking in city parks will be among the issues the Prescott City Council will consider during a stud
Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier
added Mar 25, 2018 18:03
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Smoking to be banned in Chino Hills parks

Smoking will be allowed in a designated portion of the McCoy Equestrian Center on Peyton Drive, where large events such as weddings are held. The same will be true for the Chino Hills Community Center. The designated areas have not yet been determined.
Chino (CA) Champion
added Mar 25, 2018 00:37
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[Nevada] BreakDown launches month-long initiative for smoke-free colleges on 'Kick Butts Day'

The tobacco prevention youth group, BreakDown, wants to encourage colleges and universities to adopt smoke-free policies. To do this, it will launch its month-long initiative called “The Next Step” on Wednesday, March 21, to commemorate the annual "Kick
KSNV-TV NBC News 3 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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[Montana] Yellowstone County asks judge to drop tavern group's lawsuit over new smoking ban

The local health board is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from tavern owners over contentious new smoking restrictions in Yellowstone County. The Yellowstone County Tavern Association sued the Yellowstone City-County Health Department on Feb. 16. Th
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 21:12
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[Montana] EDITORIAL: Gazette opinion: Clear urgency for Yellowstone County’s indoor air rule

Here’s the problem: E-cigarettes use aerosolized nicotine rather than burning tobacco, so they do produce fewer toxins than smoking cigarettes. But additives and solvents in e-cigraettes – even in e-cigarettes without nicotine — can form carcinogenic com
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 21:11
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