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[Illinois] Smoking ban vexes Decatur public housing residents

Residents who live at Decatur Housing Authority properties will soon be barred from smoking there as part of a nationwide smoking ban for federally subsidized public housing, and local officials are bracing for blowback. While the ban will take effect n
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Hawaii] Smoking in cars with kids is now illegal on Oahu

Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law Tuesday at a news conference, surrounded by supporters of the bill. The bill bans smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a car if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger.
WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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Russia builds apartment complex for vegetarians

But a meat-free diet is not the only thing required to earn a place in Veda Village. According to developers, smoking and the consumption of alcohol in the residential complex are also prohibited.
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:55
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Smoking, chewing tobacco and using e-cigarettes now banned in all Iowa City parks

On Tuesday the Iowa City Council voted 6 to 1 in its final reading of an ordinance amendment that finalized the ban. Mayor Jim Throgmorton voted against all three readings of the ordinance change. "I don't think this is a public health issue. I look at
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Oct 19, 2017 18:52
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Over 30% of lung cancer patients were exposed to secondhand smoke at workplace: survey

Over 30 percent of lung cancer patients in Japan who have jobs had been exposed to passive smoking at their workplaces, underscoring the need for legal action to reduce the risk at offices and public places, according to a patient support group. The Japa
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 19, 2017 15:31
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[UK] Middlesbrough smoking lounge fined... for pipe smoking

A SHISHA lounge owner has been fined more than £2,600 for breaching smoking laws in a popular town centre venue. Staff at the lounge were seen preparing, lighting and serving customers lit shisha pipes in enclosed areas of the establishment during an una
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:32
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[Kansas] CULLINAN: How Tobacco Free Is WSU?

As of July 1, Wichita State University is tobacco free, joining more than 1,100 college campuses...What’s the point? Students still smoke on campus. I haven’t seen a massive shift, and I’m on campus every day.
The Sunflower (Wichita State University)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:25
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[Oregon] Pendleton City Council snubs out smoking in parks

The ordinance doesn’t just ban cigarettes, but any “tobacco products” or “lighted smoking instrument or activated inhalant delivery system.” That means cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, e-cigarettes or vape pens are also forbidden.
East Oregonian
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[Canada] Vaping practices implemented

School District 22 implemented district-wide practices for handling vaping and e-cigarettes Monday. “Recent research from the University of Waterloo indicates that youth who vape are more likely to smoke cigarettes than those who don’t vape,” said Truma
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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Kentucky group launches Coalition For a Smoke Free Tomorrow

Could your community be the next to go smoke-free? The Coalition For a Smoke-Free Tomorrow was launched Wednesday in Frankfort to push for anti-smoking policies like the one in place in Paducah. The Paducah ordinance bans smoking in buildings open to the
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:19
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