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[Georgia] Rome defers action on smoking ban

The Rome City Commission took no action on a controversial ordinance that would have banned smoking downtown, opting instead for further review.Commissioner Craig McDaniel, who chairs the public safety committee, said its recommendation came after input f
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Dec 12, 2018 12:58
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[UK] AUDIO: The Housing Podcast: should action be taken to help social tenants stop smoking?

The Housing Podcast team is joined by Lee Sugden of Salix Homes and Emma Lindley of Ashfield District Council to ask if social landlords have a role in helping tenants quit smoking - and if so, what it is.
Inside Housing (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 00:09
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[Mississippi] E-cigarette use cautioned at local school

"It is treated as a tobacco possession that would result in a paddling or two days of in-school suspension, and of course if you are caught a second time your punishment will increase," said Faulkner. The following statement was issued by JUUL Labs: "JUUL
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Dec 11, 2018 23:40
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[Colorado] Fruita: No more smoking in public

The city of Fruita will snuff out smoking in its public parks and open spaces, though councilors took a slow-burn route to reach that decision.The Fruita City Council voted 5-1 during their public meeting Tuesday night to ban smoking of any substance — wh
Grand Junction (CO) Daily Sentinel
added Dec 11, 2018 22:30

[Iowa] Cedar Rapids takes first step to restrict smoking in parks

Smoking restrictions in public parks in Cedar Rapids, including stronger safeguards to prevent smoking around kids, received preliminary approval Tuesday from the City Council. The plan would limit smoking in areas of some parks and ban it outright in oth
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Dec 11, 2018 22:30

[Louisiana] VIDEO: Mayor releases findings of study on air quality in bars, casinos since implementation of smoke-free ordinance

Air quality in Baton Rouge bars and casinos has improved by nearly 99 percent since the city banned smoking in June, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and the members of the Smoke-Free EBR Coalition said Wednesday. Researchers from New York-based Rosw
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Dec 11, 2018 19:21

[California] Will A Change In Governor Finally Get A Smoking Ban At Beaches Passed?

Senator Steve Glazer (D-7th District) and Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-10th District) introduced Senate Bill 8 on Monday. It’s similar to a trio of bills vetoed by Governor Brown at the end of the last legislative session. At the time, he wrote a direct
KOVR CBS 13 / (West Sacramento, CA)
added Dec 11, 2018 16:59


Alex was trying to teach others how to smoke in the plane. For this purpose he proposed to close with a napkin like a smoke detector. He also demanded a pen from the crew to sign autographs and drank alcohol.
added Dec 11, 2018 04:01

[Texas] Professors want rules to prevent students from vaping in class

“If someone is in class trying to pay attention and take notes and there is someone in the corner hitting their vape and blowing clouds into the air, or even trying to hide it, it’s going to take away from their time in class,” said architecture junior J
Daily Cougar (University of Houston)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:46

[New York] Erie County bans smoking in cars with kids

County legislators in Buffalo have banned smoking tobacco products in a car with anyone 17 or younger present in the vehicle.The new Erie County law, which was passed unanimously Wednesday, also bans smoking in and around bus shelters. WIVB-TV reports the
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 10, 2018 17:14
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