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[Colorado] This city just passed an antismoking law. It’s the brainchild of a Girl Scout troop.

And thus begins the story of how the Aurora City Council outlawed adults smoking in cars with minors. The law took effect last week, with violators facing mandatory community service. “I’m not a sentimental guy, but it gave me a real renewed faith in th
Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2018 20:51

[Canada] Ottawa Public Health's proposal to ban balcony pot smoking ignites debate

Should condo owners and tenants be allowed to smoke pot in their homes and on their balconies? Ottawa Public Health’s newly released position paper has ignited debate on those questions, and set the scene for a confrontation between pot smokers who wan
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:50

VIDEO: Meet the group of Girl Scouts behind a new Colorado Law

added Mar 9, 2018 16:08

Vape safe? South Africans and their smoking trends are in for a change

Executive Director of the National Council Against Smoking, Savera Kalideen, attended the conference and says that South Africans want change. According to Kalideen, the ideas put forward by Motsoaledi have been tested on a global basis and have been to (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:01

Austrian no-smoking petition against government reaches 500,000 mark

Half a million Austrians have signed a petition calling for a smoking ban in bars and restaurants, embarrassing the ruling coalition of conservatives and far right that has championed both direct democracy and the right to smoke. No smoking signs are see
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49

[North Carolina] Health group recognizing towns with tobacco-free parks

A local health promotion group is recognizing the towns of Ayden and Winterville for implementing tobacco-free parks in their community. Pitt Partners for Health, a coalition aimed at improving the health of Pitt County, will present certificates to repr
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47

[Canada] Will the Hampstead smoking ban do more harm than good?

“As a health group, we’ve worked for decades to try and control tobacco use inside public areas and in the workplace,” said François Damphousse of the Non-Smokers Rights Association. “We want people to smoke outside, not inside. “This kind of initiative
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47

[Canada] Ottawa health unit pot proposals attacked by Colorado critic

Ottawa Public Health is recommending a provincial ban on cannabis smoking and vaping in condos, apartments and even cannabis lounges, a move some critics say would simply drive people to break the law.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:48

[Alaska] Smoking ban remains stuck in committee

A popular bill that would bar smoking almost everywhere in Alaska has been stuck in the House Rules Committee since January, and there’s no indication why. Half the House has signed on as cosponsors of the bill, Senate Bill 63, which passed the Senate l
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:44

[Africa, South Africa] NGO: Govt blowing smoke with new tobacco laws

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s promise of much stricter legislation on tobacco will degrade tobacco consumers to third-class citizens in public places, according to the Free Market Foundation (FMF).
The Citizen (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:13
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