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[Hawaii] Smoke-free and loving it

LIHUE — While those caught using tobacco products at two county parks can now face fines, the tobacco-free status is more about changing society’s views than issuing citations. “It’s about the movement toward where not smoking is the norm,” said Valerie
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:23
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[Massachusetts] Northampton health board wants to expand smoking ban

could be the first in the state, is going to be the subject of a public forum on Thursday. The proposal would amend Board of Health regulations to prohibit smoking in both the Northampton central business district and the Florence central business distri
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 18, 2018 15:20
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[California] Smoking on campus may soon be snuffed out

When it comes to being smoke and tobacco-free, Orange Coast College receives an F. According to the 2018 College and University Smoke/Tobacco-Free Policy Report Card, OCC may not even be compliant with current California law, which prohibits smoking wit
The Coast Report (Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:19
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[California] LA County Updates Smoking Restrictions To Include Vaping, Pot

The new rules banning vaping and smoking e-cigarettes and marijuana at all outdoor dining areas of restaurants and bars in unincorporated county areas and on the periphery of any county facility are expected to be adopted early next year.
NBC Los Angeles
added Oct 18, 2018 05:41
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[Oklahoma] Shawnee City Commission: Smoking policy decision delayed

At the council meeting, Mayor Richard Finley said the board had discovered an error in the proposed smoking ordinance and suggested the item be deferred. There was no mention of what the error was. The board unanimously agreed to defer the proposal.
Shawnee (OK) News-Star
added Oct 18, 2018 05:29
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Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

Its implementation will be scrutinized and dissected by Canadians ahead of the next election in 2019, as well as other nations that the prime minister has said may follow suit if the measure proves a success.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:25
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[Canada] Kids exposed to pot through second-hand smoke or edibles at risk for adverse effects

health providers are warning parents and other adults about the potential dangers to children of exposure through second-hand smoke or the ingestion of cannabis-laced edibles. Even the tail end of a joint can pose a risk if a curious child were to eat it
Canadian Press
added Oct 17, 2018 01:58
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[Canada] Preparing for pot: Residents, government ministers react to cannabis legalization

On the eve of weed legalization, Postmedia hit the streets to get Edmontonians’ take on a legal toke. During the lunch rush in the downtown core Tuesday afternoon, many residents said they are interested... He said he is concerned about secondhand smoke
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Oct 17, 2018 01:56
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Snuff out smoking in parks

Green spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities are key for healthy, livable communities. And these should be smoke-free environments. Bowling Green City Council should approve the smoking ban proposal and other communities that still allow smoking
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Oct 16, 2018 20:47
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[Ohio] Not hiring smokers is discriminatory, groups say

Smokers’ rights groups and civil liberties advocates contend that the growing trend of not hiring smokers in Ohio is discriminatory and could lead to bans against hiring others at risk of missing work. “What about women of childbearing age? Will they b
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:40
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