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[Jersey, UK] La Moye prison to become smoke-free by the end of the year

It's all part of the Minister for Home Affairs plan to help inmates quit smoking. It follows the release of a new consensus statement for Jersey in which top health professionals have signed up to about the use of e-cigarettes, which means e-cigarettes
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Oldham teacher face of campaign to make smoking history in Greater

Anna Swailes, Head of Expressive and Performing Arts, at The Hathershaw College, is part of the Make Smoking History movement which is particularly targetting Oldham where almost one in five people smoke. The shocking statistic is significantly worse th
Oldham Times (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 15:10

[Asia, India] PGI collects 1,750-kg tobacco items from patients, wards

While the Health Department has failed to curb the use of tobacco in Chandigarh in hospitals, now, the PGI has taken a lead. In past three years, the PGI has recovered 1,750-kg of tobacco products from patients and their attendants, who were attempting
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:22

[Switzerland] Swiss train stations test smoking ban

Smoking bans have been introduced at six railway stations in Switzerland as part of a 12-month test phase. The Swiss Federal Railways is considering making all of its stations smoke-free. The six stations taking part in the smoking ban pilot project are
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:57

China’s Orwellian ‘Social Credit System’ To Begin Banning People From Planes, Trains

Many have anticipated that the system will eventually rate citizens based on everything they say and do...Besides recording mirror infractions like jaywalking or smoking in public, the system could also record and punish citizens for making dissenting spe
The Epoch Times
added Mar 17, 2018 14:55

China to bar people with bad 'social credit' from planes, trains

People who would be put on the restricted lists included those found to have committed acts like spreading false information about terrorism and causing trouble on flights, as well as those who used expired tickets or smoked on trains
added Mar 17, 2018 14:52

[China] VIDEO: Watch: Western man refuses to stop smoking on Beijing subway; hurls abuse at offended passengers

The footage shows the man, who appears to be in his 20s and speaks English with a European accent, holding a lit cigarette as he exchanges expletives with an adversary who, from off camera, is heard advising him to “go back to your country”. The smoker
New Straits Times (my)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:49
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[China] Beijing subway passengers in foul-mouthed row over foreigner smoking on train

A foreign man who got into a foul-mouthed slanging match with fellow passengers on a Beijing subway train after refusing to put out his cigarette is likely to face a police investigation, according to local media reports.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 17, 2018 14:44

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] WEI: Getting to the heart of smoking matter / Softer approach to changing smokers' behaviour can complement tough laws ($$)

Singapore's laws against smoking are among the toughest in the world, with two recent measures hammering home the message. Formerly, it was only illegal to import, sell and distribute cigarette substitutes like smokeless tobacco products, including chew
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 16, 2018 20:52

[California] City cracks down on cigarette smoking, considers marijuana stores

At a single meeting, Los Altos both cracked down on smoking in public and considered changing its tune on allowing cannabis businesses in town. Smoking was banned in most public places in town, but is still allowed in multi-family buildings under city l
Palo Alto (CA) Daily Post
added Mar 16, 2018 20:45
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