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[Missouri] Petitions submitted by casino-funded group to put limited smoking restriction on Nov. 6 St. Louis County ballot

A committee funded by the owner of the Hollywood Casino turned in on Wednesday almost 53,000 signatures...the mayor of Maryland Heights — where the casino is situated — has asked the County Election Board to disqualify from the same ballot a much stricter
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 9, 2018 17:21
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[Japan] This Company Rewards Non-Smokers with an Extra Week of Vacation

Piala Inc., a company in Japan has decided to do something about smokers, after it is deeply ingrained into culture. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint to the company suggestion box about how smoke brakes affected productivity, the marketi
Rare
added Aug 9, 2018 17:09
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[New York] VIDEO: Plattsburgh Housing Authority rentals go smoke-free

It has been preparing tenants for the change over the last year and a half. Before the ban, the Housing Authority prohibited smoking in common areas but allowed it in designated hallways. Tenants could smoke in their homes. Now, the ban covers electroni
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Aug 9, 2018 16:39
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[UK] Campaign launched as hospital is set to become a smoke-free zone

A hospital trust set to become smoke free early next year is launching an awareness campaign offering support and advice to staff and patients. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been raising awareness to patients and staff about the sup
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Aug 9, 2018 15:20
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[Washington] Cigarettes spark wildfire concerns

some drivers are still adding to the danger by tossing lit cigarettes out their car windows. The careless act has other drivers in Spokane fuming. Some have posted photos to local Facebook groups to publicly shame careless smokers.
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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[Canada] Council chooses 9-metre buffer over full public ban in new smoking bylaw

In a 5-2 vote, councillors ushered an amended Smoking in Public Places Bylaw through its second and third readings Tuesday afternoon, bringing in new rules around where smokers can light up cigarettes and eventually cannabis in the city. While councillor
paNOW (ca)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:56
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[South Africa] AUDIO: New Tobacco Bill poses potential safety risk for female smokers

seeks to ban the display of all tobacco products.... Imagine at night and ladies will have to go outside to smoke 10 metres away with the spate of rape currently happening in the country. — Fanny Mokoena, Chairperson of the Gauteng Liquor Forum
702 Talk Radio (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:55
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[Minnesota] Gum, yoga, keeping busy: New tobacco ban eased by supports at two MN behavioral health nonprofits

Nicotine addiction “disproportionately impacts people with mental illness,”...This disproportionate rate of addiction, combined with the fact that tobacco companies historically marketed their products to people with mental illness and their health care p
MinnPost.com
added Aug 8, 2018 19:45
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[Tennessee] Vaping ban in the works for Williamson County Schools

The Williamson County School Board is looking to beef up its tobacco-free school policy by adding electronic cigarettes to the list of banned tobacco-related products. The policy, which was introduced at a board policy meeting Aug. 6, would rewrite the
The Tennessean
added Aug 8, 2018 19:39
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[California] Foster City to ban smoking

City Council unanimously approved the first reading of a new citywide ban on smoking that applies to all sidewalks, streets and restaurants in addition to the places where smoking is already not allowed. Vice Mayor Gary Pollard was absent from the meeting
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 8, 2018 19:14
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