Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Smokefree Policies 110,325 headlines found

1 View

[UK] Smoking ban and staff shortage led to Wiltshire prison riot, court told

A ban on smoking and short-staffing led to a prison riot with inmates causing “many thousands of pounds worth of damage”, a court has heard. Luke Needham, 30, Andrew Alford, 41, and Deno Harrison, 23, are on trial at Winchester Crown Court charged with
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:11
3 Views

[UK] Smoking ban leads to Spice uptake

Since the smoking-ban came to Whitemoor there have been more Spice-related incidents. Over the Christmas period two prisoners here were badly burnt from smoking Spice pure, with one of them having 60% burns. How many more people need to die before somethi
Inside Time (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 04:04
4 Views

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry unveils watered-down anti-passive smoking bill

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry on Jan. 30 unveiled a watered-down version of a draft bill aimed at restricting secondhand smoking. The government plans to submit the bill to revise the Health Promotion Act to restrict the smoking of cigarettes,
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jan 31, 2018 03:54
1 View

Dispute Over Smoking Ban’s Impact on Illinois Casinos

Tobacco Control...released a study stating that Illinois’s gambling venues have suffered no negative impact...casino officials...have disputed the validity of the methods used in the study, stating that a decline was recorded in casino revenues following
OnlinePoker.net
added Jan 31, 2018 03:52
0 Views

[Wyoming] Tobacco Free Workplace and Grounds for the Hub on Smith

On Monday, February 5, The Hub on Smith in Sheridan will become a tobacco free workplace and grounds. Although the organisation has been smoke free inside the facility for awhile, the next step is intended to ensure a healthy environment extends to the o
KROE (Sheridan, WY)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
3 Views

[Washington] Research is mixed, but King County forges ahead on smoking ban in parks

Visit a public park in Bellevue, and you can light up a cigarette, chew tobacco or puff on an e-cigarette all you want. Do so in Kent, and you’re technically breaking local law. In Seattle’s city parks, it’s verboten to smoke, but chewing tobacco and vap
Crosscut (Seattle, WA)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
11 Views

[Asia-pacific] Japan to restrict heated tobacco use but give up on indoor smoking ban ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The government said Tuesday it plans to restrict use of heat-not-burn tobacco products but will give up efforts to impose a total ban on indoor smoking, backpedaling from its initial goals to prevent passive smoking amid industry resistance. Heat-not-bu
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:56
4 Views

[Europe, UK-Scotland] Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the complete ban on smoking was “lawful” and did not breach the petitioners’ rights to respect for a private life, but held that the prohibition on lighters was “unlawful”.
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:54
2 Views

Inside the UK's first 'legal' Cannabis club: Founder charges £35-a-year for people to smoke drugs and play pool in a scheme BACKED by police

Michael Fisher set up Teesside Cannabis Club four years ago, and says 'the world is a very different place' since then. The 'legal' club is based in Durham Constabulary's policing area - one of five forces in Britain which no longer actively pursues cann
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
1 View

[Samoa] Smoking in public is prohibited, reminds Leausa

That is the reminder by Ministry of Health Director General, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri issued in a public notice. “The public is hereby advised and reminded of the relevant Tobacco Control Act 2008 provisions that prohibit smoking in public places. “It
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines