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[West Virginia] ALA asks WV to add e-cigarettes to nonsmoking laws

The American Lung Association in West Virginia is asking for the state to add e-cigarettes to laws that prohibit smoking in all public places and workplaces. A recent article by the Centers for Disease Control reports that eight states and the District o
WDTV CBS Channel 5 (Bridgeport, WV)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:30
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Massachusetts May Leap Ahead on Cannabis Cafes

Once you buy recreational cannabis, where will you use it if you don’t want to take it back home? Like all other states, marijuana use is not permitted in public areas in Massachusetts. Outside of a private home, there’s no place a cannabis consumer can g
Entrepreneur Magazine
added Dec 15, 2017 21:29
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[Africa] KAGAME FOLLOWS MAGUFULI’S LEAD, BANS SHISHA SMOKING IN RWANDA

Recently, World Health Organisation (WHO) in an advisory note to regulators revealed that smoking shisha posed grave health risks as shisha smokers in a single session would inhale smoke of 100 or more cigarettes.
Nation Media (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:30
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of Shisha tobacco smoking in Rwanda

The ban of Shisha tobacco smoking by Rwanda's Ministry of Health has sparked wild and hilarious reactions from Kenyans - Through a public notice published on Friday, December 15, the Ministry of Health in Rwanda declared use, advertisement and importation
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:27
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda bans shisha

Uganda ostensibly banned shisha in 2015, but the toxic product is still sold, promoted and used openly around the country. . . . In Kampala, there are bars whose primary selling point is shisha, also known as hookah.
The Observer (ug)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:17
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[Africa, Kenya] Rwanda bans shisha smoking following Tanzania's lead

Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries with similar bans are Pakistan, Jordan, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:13
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[Australia] Nine-out-of-10 NSW homes now smoke free

In 1997 almost 25 per cent of NSW adults smoked but that dropped to 15 per cent by 2016, the Tobacco Snapshot 2017 revealed on Friday. The proportion of adults living in smoke-free homes is now at 94.3 per cent. Numerous anti-smoking campaigns, legisla
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 15, 2017 16:53
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[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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[Canada] Two convicted in Sudbury for illegal smoking

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has successfully prosecuted two cases under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act....The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conv
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[Wisconsin] Franklin may ban smoking and vaping in public parks at the request of a local youth group

"Parks are a place that everyone can enjoy, however, secondhand smoke and littered cigarette butts may deter families from using them," the request suggests. The city’s parks commission took up the request Dec. 11. Julianna Manske, a public health nurse
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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