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Implementing an Evidence-based Tobacco Control Program at Five 2-1-1 Call Centers: An Evaluation Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research

Smoke-free homes policies reduce exposure to second-hand smoke. Partnering with social service agencies offers a promising way to scale up evidence-based smoke-free homes interventions among low-income populations. We found that the SFH intervention was
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 13, 2017 05:48
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[New Jersey] No Consequences for Students who Smoke Outside of Designated Zones

no consequences if students, faculty and staff smoke outside of the designated smoking areas the university implemented this semester. The smoke-free zones are there as learning tools before the school is completely smoke-free. Graduate student at Health
The Montclarion (Montclair State University)
added Oct 13, 2017 00:41
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[Hawaii] City council unanimously approves smoking ban in vehicles with children

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has 10 days to sign the bill into law. The law would go into effect immediately upon his signing. Council chairman Ron Menor says council members passed the bill because they recognized the harmful effects of cigarettes.
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:20
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[Vermont] Lamoille group seeks to butt out tobacco use

Healthy Lamoille Valley, a community coalition working to promote healthy behaviors in youth and adults in the region, is trying to change those statistics. After a 5-year hiatus, the organization has once again received a Community Tobacco Prevention G
Stowe (VT) Today
added Oct 12, 2017 22:19
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[Australia] Young families head to smoke-free zones only in Far North Queensland

INTRODUCING smoke-free zones in shopping centre car parks and beaches will give Far Northern families a better chance of enjoying life. Clifton Beach mum Emelie Watson said places with smokers were off-limits to her young family. “As a parent who cares
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:13
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[Missouri] KC attorneys help convicted murderer win record settlement for secondhand smoke exposure

Missouri prisons will soon go smoke-free. It’s all because of an inmate who spent time on death row and two Kansas City attorneys who won the landmark decision with virtually no trial experience. Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington was convicted of strangli
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:11
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Thailand bans smoking on 20 popular tourist beaches

Thailand is to ban smoking on some of the country’s most popular tourist beaches, with the prospect of up to a year in prison for those caught lighting up... “Cigarettes have a direct effect on the natural environment,” director general Jatuporn Buruspat
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:31
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[Canada] Tobacco legislation implementation demanded by health organizations

Health groups want to see the full implementation of tobacco legislation passed in 2013 as the cannabis framework is rolled out by the province.
Lacombe Globe (ca)
added Oct 12, 2017 00:28
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[California] Public smoking in Santa Monica

Santa Monica has long been on the forefront of protecting residents and visitors from secondhand smoke. Twenty years ago it was the first city to prosecute bars for allowing patrons to smoke. Now, both smoking and vaping (e-cigarettes) are prohibited no
Santa Monica (CA) Daily Press
added Oct 12, 2017 00:28
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[Colorado] Denver council committee moves 16th St. Mall smoking ban proposal ahead to full council

a council committee voted unanimously Wednesday to pass the long-discussed, and somewhat controversial, measure onto the full council. The ban, called the “Breathe Easy” campaign, would implement a ban on smoking cigarettes, cigars and electronic smoking
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Oct 12, 2017 00:27
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