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[UK-Scotland] Government to introduce £1000 fine for smokers who spark-up on NHS grounds

An Advertiser investigation found smoking to be rife within the confines of Monklands Hospital, but Holyrood plan on changing that.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:58
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[UK] Four schools to introduce voluntary ban on parents smoking at school gates

CHILDREN at four primary schools have teamed up to ask adults not to smoke near school gates. The youngsters at St Andrew's, Beamont, both in Orford, St Oswald's in Padgate and Glazebury Primary schools have joined forces to back a new Smoke Free School
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:38
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[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home, say Scots campaigners

Anti-smoking campaigners in Scotland are seeking to stop people lighting up at home as part of a drive to reduce the harmful health effects of inhaling secondhand tobacco smoke. Last week, Dr Sean Semple, an academic from Aberdeen University, said restr
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:09
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[Pennsylvania] Drexel Creates Smoke-Free Spaces on University City Campus

Drexel University has created several smoke-free areas on its University City Campus in an effort to encourage healthier practices by its community and neighbors and improve the environment on the urban campus. Starting next week, signs have been placed
DrexelNow
added Nov 22, 2017 04:29
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[New York] VIDEO: NYS INDOOR VAPE BAN STARTS WEDNESDAY

Spectrum News
added Nov 22, 2017 03:55
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[Canada] Cancer and lung associations recommend existing smoking bylaws apply to marijuana

people would have to be 21 to buy recreational pot. In fact, it would also like the age to purchase tobacco raised to 21. That's just two of the many recommendations made by the Cancer Society and the Lung Association in a joint letter to the government
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:27
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[Ohio] Avon Lake to consider citywide smoking ban

At a Nov. 20 work session, Avon Lake City Council heard a presentation from Erin R. Murphy representing the Lorain County General Health District outlining the negative health effects of tobacco use and how Lorain County has responded. Murphy, a program
Lorain (OH) Morning Journal
added Nov 21, 2017 13:24
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[California] What about secondhand marijuana smoke? Stanford Medicine expert weighs in

Will the law treat secondhand tobacco and marijuana smoke equally? Scientific evidence suggests they should, according to Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, a Stanford adolescent medicine expert who studies teens’ attitudes toward marijuana. With two colleague
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Nov 21, 2017 13:17
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[Louisiana] Who Is LaToya Cantrell, New Orleans’s First Female Mayor?

Ms. Cantrell was elected to the City Council in 2012. Her best-known accomplishment was an ordinance to end smoking in city bars and casinos, though only after a contentious debate about whether a city famous for hedonism might be giving up its identity.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2017 13:14
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WADE: Bay Area flavored tobacco bans undermine harm reduction

lawmakers in all of these jurisdictions have been giving short shrift to arguments about tobacco “harm reduction.”... R Street Institute recommends that these localities eliminate e-cigarettes and other vapor products from the umbrella of tobacco products
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 20, 2017 18:39
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