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[Georgia] campaign aims to make Fulton County smoke-free

The Fulton County Partnerships to Improve Community Health Program launched the Proud To Be Smoke Free Fulton Campaign in 2016 as part of its Tobacco-Free Living Program to discourage tobacco use, reduce secondhand smoke exposure and give residents clean
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 30, 2017 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HONG: Getting to root of teen smoking

While NEA is sending a message by extending the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, the fact that people are picking up smoking so young shows that something else is at work, and there is a need to understand what it is if Singapore wants to bec
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New smoking rules prompt changes in universities; experts say ban is step in right direction

The latest measures to widen the smoking ban at tertiary institutes will spur schools to do more to discourage smoking, although most are already smoke-free campuses. Experts also reassure that the ban is a productive effort. Students and staff at autono
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:48
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Tobacco ban, event business licenses in the works for city council East Oregonian

The smoking ban would prohibit the use of all tobacco products at city parks, carrying an enforcement power that wasn’t included in an administrative rule passed in 2013 that banned smoking within 20 feet of a public playground.
East Oregonian
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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[Minnesota] Flashback Friday: Indoor Smoking Ban Took Effect 10 Years Ago

Essentially making going out for dinner, or spending an evening at the tavern, a smoke-free experience for patrons, unless they venture outside. "It's such a significant health reform," said Sheran, the former DFL state senator from Mankato who helped le
KAAL-TV Channel 6 (Austin, MN)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking initiation in Europe

non-price tobacco control policies have no significant effect on the age of onset of smoking either for males or females. Current tobacco control policies do not seem to discourage young individuals from starting to smoke....special tobacco control polici
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2017 03:06
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[New York] Hookah bars banned from opening in NYC with new bill

New York took a step toward stamping out hookah bars Wednesday with a bill that bans new ones. The bill, which passed in a 37-5 vote, adds hookah to the city's indoor smoking ban. Already existing hookah bars will only be allowed to stay open if at leas
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:11
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[UK] Shisha lounge in Middlesbrough closes after owner prosecuted

Mansoor Hussain, 32, owner of The Lounge on Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough, was fined £200 and ordered to pay £686...He has since closed the Lounge, but his nephew has now set up a new shisha lounge and sports cafe, with an outdoor terrace, in the forme
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:28
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Smoking Policy Change Within Permanent Supportive Housing (PDF)

Our findings demonstrate the feasibility of implementing smoke-free policies in PSH for formerly homeless adults. However, policy alone appears insufficient to trigger change in smoking behavior, highlighting the need for additional cessation resources t
Journal of Community Health
added Sep 28, 2017 20:43
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Pan American Countries Commit to Accelerating Progress Against Tobacco – Renewed Effort Will Save Lives, Improve Public Health in Americas

Today 35 countries in the Americas announced a new commitment to accelerating progress in implementing proven tobacco control measures...adopted at the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference in Washington, D.C and outlines a vision for the Americas from 20
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:43
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