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[New Jersey] Plainsboro condo complex bans smoking

Ravens Crest East at Princeton Meadows Condominium Association has banned smoking within the perimeters of the community, including on balconies and inside units. The ban takes effect on Jan. 1. "We just kept on getting complaints from residents," said (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Oct 26, 2018 18:47
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[Nebraska] Truth Initiative visits WNCC as campus readies to go tobacco-free

Western Nebraska Community College students took a break from studying to learn about a serious topic — preventing smoking — Tuesday. The community college has set a goal to become a completely tobacco-free college campus. The Truth Initiative, a nonpro
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Oct 26, 2018 18:26
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[Russia] Kurgan MP convicted of beating neighbor who asked not to smoke

The Magistrates Court of Kurgan has found Viktor Semenov, a deputy of the local parliament, guilty of beating a person and sentenced him to a fine of 5 thousand rubles ($76)... A woman next door asked him to stop smoking on the balcony. Semenov reacted a
Crime Russia (hk)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:19

[Canada] Should smoking legal cannabis be allowed at Montreal’s Santa Claus parade?

With cannabis now legal in Montreal, some are wondering whether smoking should be banned at public events where children are present, such as Montreal’s annual Santa Claus parade. It was a question raised by Coun. Abdelhaq Sari at Montreal city council
Global News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:04

[UK] 'Selfish' smoker says hospital patients should 'walk through cloud of smoke' into entrance above maternity ward

A 'selfish' smoker says patients and visitors should be forced to 'walk through cloud of smoke' to get in and out of a hospital. Dave Atherton, chairman of Freedom2Choose, believes walking through smoke "is not the most inconvenient thing in the world"
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:17

Analysis: Low number of lung cancer deaths saved California more than half a billion

California's death rate from lung cancer is 28 percent lower than the rest of the nation's, largely due to anti-smoking policies.
added Oct 26, 2018 00:02

[Missouri] Editorial: Partial smoking bans in St. Louis and St. Charles counties are better than nothing

In St. Charles County, there’s only one casino, Ameristar, which would have to make half its gaming space smoke-free if county residents pass what will be presented to voters as “Proposition Smoke-Free with Exemptions.” A stronger measure with no exempti
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2018 23:53

[Missouri] LETTER: Smoke-free air is for everyone — no exceptions

Show-Me Smoke Free was dismayed to read a Post-Dispatch editorial that said proposed partial smoking restrictions in St. Charles and St. Louis counties were better than nothing....industry wants initiatives like these to pass. Weak smoke-free laws set us
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2018 23:48

[New York] Don’t hinder the hookah No obstaculicen la hookah

Enacted last year, the new law required businesses that wish to sell hookah to apply for permits between April 16 and October 22, 2018, to raise the minimum age for the purchase of hookah to 21 years old and to post warning signs provided by the New York
Manhattan Times
added Oct 25, 2018 23:45

[Florida] Amendment 9 In Two Acts: We Unbundle Arguments Around The Drilling And Vaping Ban

Donna Lundy, a volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, lays out the case for voting yes on Amendment 9, because of the vaping ban: "The case for Amendment 9 basically comes down to: do you want to breathe fresh air in public pla
WJCT Public Broadcasting (Jacksonville, FL)
added Oct 25, 2018 23:35
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