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[Canada] McMaster going tobacco, smoke-free

McMaster University will become the province's first tobacco and smoke-free campus next year. As of Jan. 1, 2018, using tobacco and all oral smoking devices will be prohibited on McMaster campuses. This includes the Hamilton campus, inside and on the g
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 19, 2017 00:19
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[Asia, India] LMRC to frisk passengers for tobacco products from next week

With instances of people littering and spitting inside Metro stations showing no signs of abating, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has decided to frisk all passengers, both men and women, at the entry points of stations from next week to prevent the
Times of India
added Sep 18, 2017 23:57
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[Washington] Eastern State Hospital to ban tobacco for patients

Patients at Eastern State Hospital will go tobacco-free in mid-November as the Medical Lake facility tries to improve health conditions on its campus. No smoking, no chewing, no vaping. Like all public buildings, smoking is currently banned inside the h
The Spokesman-Review
added Sep 18, 2017 23:27
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[Ohio] Hamilton approves new tobacco-free policy

Tobacco use will be banned in public parks, municipal parking lots and garages, as well as streets and sidewalks within these public spaces. Under the new law, vaping and chewing tobacco is also prohibited.
WRGT Fox45Now (Miamisburg, OH)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:47
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[Canada] Peace officers and inspectors now able to issue tickets for smoking in public places

“Your government is continuing to work toward creating a smoke-free New Brunswick,” said deputy premier Stephen Horsman. “When you smoke, you not only harm yourself, but you can harm everyone around you. We are pleased that these regulations are now in p
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:45
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[Australia] Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban

Rules banning smoking outside Victoria's public hospitals could be reviewed because health workers are being attacked and abused while trying to police the policy.
The Age (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:08
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[Australia] Confusion, anger over University of Queensland going smoke-free in 2018

an outraged group of students have created an opposing campaign and begun posting contested messages online. One of the leaders of the UQ DARTS Facebook page, which advocates against the smoke-free plan, is Kurt Tucker - former president of the universit
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:07
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[New York] LETTER: Continue push against e-cigarettes

Eliminating the use of e-cigarettes from school grounds is a great first step to reduce exposure to these products. It’s time to do more. Legislation will soon be sent to Gov. Cuomo to eliminate e-cigarette use in all areas where smoking is currently pr
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin
added Sep 18, 2017 13:35
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[UK] Stub it out! Shouldham Youth Football Club joins campaign to show red card to smoking on the sidelines

Shouldham Youth Football Club is the latest to join the #SmokefreeSidelines initiative, which encourages spectators to refrain from smoking pitchside and near playing areas, where children and young people can see it.
Thetford and BrandonTimes (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:26
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Cannabis Clubs: Nevada Ruling Allows Country's First 'Marijuana Lounges'

"Allowing regulated social use areas is a good solution that recognizes cannabis consumers' rights to congregate just like alcohol drinkers can in bars while also protecting nonconsumers' rights not to inhale secondhand smoke," Tom Angell, the founder of
IBT - International Business Times
added Sep 18, 2017 03:31
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