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[Illinois] Palatine Approves Ban On E-Cigarette Smoking In Public Places

Starting next year, Palatine residents and visitors won’t be able to smoke e-cigarettes in restaurants, office buildings and other public places where smoking of regular cigarettes isn’t allowed.
Journal & Topics Newspapers ( Des Plaines, IL)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:48
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[Pakistan] Anti Smokers' Laws Go Unchecked

Despite existence of non-smokers' health ordinance, the residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti tobacco laws that deprive the right of citizens from taking breathe in fresh air.
Urdu Point (pk)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:37
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[Georgia] Battle lines drawn on smoking ban

The divisions stemmed from the healthcare community's push to eliminate secondhand smoke and the hospitality industry's concern they would lose employees and customers. Both sides agreed enforcement would be — and is — an issue. "We have a law on the b
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2018 16:35
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[Indiana] Health board sends smoking ban to commissioners

An ordinance banning smoking in bars and public spaces was approved by the Grant County Health Board at its meeting on Tuesday....the purposes of the ordinance are to protect public health in public places and places of employment. The ordinance also sta
Marion (IN) Chronicle-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2018 16:34
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[New Jersey] NJ Lawmaker Wants Smoking Banned At More Outdoor Places

A bill introduced by Senator Shirley Turner would expand the ban to boardwalks, marinas, historical sites, racetracks, amusement parks, and other outdoor recreational and sports facilities. “We know that secondhand smoke has a serious health effect. The
WBGO 88.3FM (Newark, NJ)
added Sep 17, 2018 15:21
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[Missouri] Hookah, Vaping, Cigar Lounges Would Fall Under Smoking Ban in St. Louis County

A smoking ban on St. Louis County ballots this November could mean big changes for a much broader swath of businesses than just bars where smoking is currently permitted. If the proposed ban were to go into effect, smoking would be prohibited in public
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Sep 17, 2018 15:17
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:37
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[Washington] Health Department Plans to Appeal Court Ruling in Vaping Lawsuit

On Sept. 10 of this year, a judge decided in favor of parties in a lawsuit that challenged parts of the Health Department regulations to address vapor product sampling and ventilation at retail vape shops. The Health Department will appeal the judge’s de
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:29
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[UK] Kick-off for smoke free sidelines in East Yorkshire

The first junior football match in East Yorkshire with smoke free sidelines takes place on Sunday. It's hoped the ban will promote healthy lifestyles and reduce chances for children to see adults smoking. Smoking rates in Hull have fallen steadily, but
KCFM (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:26
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[UK] Smokefree Places Fund reopened

A FUND to help to make North Yorkshire's public spaces smoke free has been reopened by the County Council. The Smokefree Places Fund was launched last October by the council as part of its work to promote a smoke-free lifestyle. The authority is an act
York Press (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:23
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