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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTRY TO ACT TO BAR SMOKING ROOMS AND HIRE INSPECTORS

will act to prohibit all smoking rooms in public buildings – except in closed psychiatric wards in general hospitals and psychiatric hospitals...will support legislation to enable lawsuits totaling NIS 40 billion against tobacco companies operating in Isr
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 17:42
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[Arkansas] Pulaski County smoke breaks to be restricted to cars

A Pulaski County executive order that will restrict employees who smoke to do so inside their cars will protect public health, the county judge says.... Come March 1, all 14 Pulaski County buildings and their outdoor areas will be entirely smoke free, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2017 17:39
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[California] Council Conducts First Reading of Smoking Ban Ordinance

After more than an hour-long debate at the City Council meeting on Dec. 5, a first reading was held of an ordinance amending chapter 6.40 of the Dana Point municipal code relating to the regulation and prohibition of smoking in the city.
Dana Point (CA) Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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[Canada] No butts about it, smoking banned on B.C. Ferries property, starting Jan. 22

Smoking, which includes marijuana and vapour products, will be prohibited on all B.C. Ferries property. Smoking in private vehicles has generated a number of complaints, said B.C. Ferries spokeswoman Deborah Marshall, including people smoking with their
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:17
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[Canada] Theatre hit with $682 ticket after actor smokes a cigarette onstage

The Théâtre du Trident in Quebec City learned the hard way...was slapped with a $682 ticket after one of its actors smoked a cigarette onstage as part of a performance of the play Le Cas Joé Ferguson... playwright Isabelle Hubert to illustrate the anxiet
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:14
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Pushback against smoking ban was pitiful

Japan must catch up with the rest of the world to protect the health of its people. We are appalled to read the recent decision by policymakers in the Nov. 17 story “After LDP resistance, health ministry waters down planned smoking rules at eateries and
Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:46
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[Massachusetts] Regulators mull landscape for cannabis clubs and ‘budtenders’

Allowing onsite consumption would provide legal locations for tourists staying in hotels and renters who are prohibited from smoking in their apartments to consume marijuana. They could also give parents a place to smoke or consume marijuana without ever
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 7, 2017 23:14
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[UK] Pregnant Hollyoaks star Rachel Adedeji shames smokers at maternity hospital as mums-to-be forced to walk through toxic fumes

Rachel Adedeji, due to give birth to her first child in three weeks, has told how the second-hand smoke has her worried about her baby's health.
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:47
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[Canada] BC Ferries reminding smokers that ban takes effect in January

Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:38
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