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[Kentucky] Murray smoking ordinance passes in 8-2 vote

A right to health or a right to smoke: That’s what city council members in Murray decided on Thursday evening. The council heard comments from the public and passed an ordinance banning smoking in public areas city-wide. Some believe it’s for the better
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Jun 15, 2018 07:55
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[North Carolina] ECU kicking butts: New policy places strict controls on tobacco use

East Carolina University is kicking butts and earning praise for doing so. An ECU policy that goes into effect July 1 prohibits all forms of tobacco use within 100 feet of buildings on main campus and bans tobacco completely on the health sciences campu
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jun 15, 2018 07:55
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[Utah] Jobs vs. health; heated Mesquite City Council meeting tackles risks of smoking ban

City Council members were persuaded Wednesday that a proposed ban on smoking in public places would have a negative financial impact on the city... If the Mesquite residents championing the Mesquite Clean Air Initiative gain enough signatures on a petiti
St George (UT) News
added Jun 15, 2018 07:53
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[UK] South Tyneside’s NHS staff urged to lead the way by quitting smoking

Health workers in South Tyneside are being urged to lead the way and stub out their habit as a stop smoking service is relaunched. NHS staff in the borough are to be encouraged to give up once and for all as South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust bids to bec
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jun 14, 2018 12:35
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[Canada] U of R banning smoking on campus

The University of Regina will become smoke free by the end of August. Gina Martin reports
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:25
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Beaches, Parks Soon to Be Totally Smoke-Free in New Jersey

Karen Blumenfeld, executive director of Global Advisors on Smoke-Free Policy, called the legislative action “an historic moment.” “New Jersey will be the first state to make all local, county and state public parks and beaches 100 percent smoke-free and
The Sandpaper.net (Surf City, NJ)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:23
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[Canada] With marijuana legalisation around the corner, will smoke-less condos be the next big thing for the Toronto housing market?

This month, non-profit developer Options for Homes announced that its latest development, The Humber, would ban marijuana and tobacco smoke, while allowing residents to vape. With marijuana legalisation about to become a reality, will smoke-less building
BuzzBuzzNews
added Jun 14, 2018 09:23
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[UK-Scotland] Glasgow health board vows to stub out smoking by 2034

Scotland’s largest health board has thrown its weight behind a national bid to make the country tobacco free... It comes after artist Josie Vallely ran workshops with children who were inpatients and outpatients at the Royal Hospital for Children – where
Glasgow Live (uk)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:33
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[New York] How Do Actors Mimic Smoking On Stage?

avoiding period dramas is one of the best ways to ensure that you do not have to smoke on stage, but while most audition papers will explain whether or not smoking is required, there are some productions which do opt for alternatives to help actors mimic
Times Square Chronicles
added Jun 13, 2018 05:28
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In Oregon, Workers Legally Protected Against Discrimination Include Off-Duty Smokers and Those with Bad Credit

"People who file a lawsuit,... people who lawfully use tobacco products during off-duty hours, those who oppose unsafe or unhealthy working conditions or who report healthcare violations are also protected." The Oregon Law Commission is curre
Willamette Week
added Jun 11, 2018 10:38
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