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[Florida] New Fort Myers apartment complex saying no to cigarettes

The Venetian Apartments, Fort Myers’ newest complex located on Winkler Road, boast more than 400 new units, a pool, two gyms, waterfront grilling pavilions, and even a dog washing station. But one thing you won’t find at the Venetian is anywhere to smok
WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 5, 2018 14:10
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[Alaska] Smokefree workplace law takes effect Oct. 1

As of today, workers and customers of Alaska businesses who smoke or vape will have to take it outside — at least 10 feet away...With a few exceptions, all smoking, including vaping or e-cigarettes, is prohibited in places where people shop, eat, drink a
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Oct 5, 2018 13:34
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[Missouri] Union Park Board Backs Partial Smoking Ban

Parks and Recreation Director Angela Sullivan said the issue was talked about in June 2011 and signs were put up around the parks. However, the park rules were never changed and an ordinance was never passed. Sullivan asked the park board at Thursday’s
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Oct 5, 2018 13:32
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[Alabama] HUD targets smokers in public housing units

Jeff Snead, director of housing with the Decatur Housing Authority, said his agency enacted the no-smoking-inside policy Oct. 1, 2017, but it isn’t ready to enforce the 25-foot policy. “We’re sure there are some people violating the no-smoking policy,”
Decatur (AL) Daily
added Oct 5, 2018 13:31
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[Illinois] UI campus plans total tobacco ban in 2019

If you're headed to the University of Illinois, leave the chewing tobacco at home. Starting next August, the campus no-smoking policy will be extended to include all smokeless tobacco products, from chewing tobacco to dissolvable tobacco "orbs" and strip
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Oct 5, 2018 13:30
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U.S. Senate approves legislation to oversee U.S. air traffic, drones

Senate on a 93 to 6 vote Wednesday approved a 1,200-page bill overseeing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...It will enshrine in law a prohibition on passengers ... using e-cigarettes.
Reuters
added Oct 4, 2018 18:50
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Austrian citizens: now is the time to support smoke free areas

Austrian citizens have a chance this week to show their support for their right to smoke free public spaces with a referendum on laws to protect non-smokers from tobacco smoke exposure. Voting is open until 8 October. Voting and information about the pro
British Medical Journal
added Oct 4, 2018 18:39
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Labor denounces big tobacco's push to overturn Australia's vaping ban

Guardian Australia revealed this week that Philip Morris International, the tobacco giant, is lobbying government MPs against Australia’s effective ban on vaping, as it seeks to grow sales of its e-cigarette products to 42% of global revenue by 2025.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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[Canada] One by one, municipalities prohibit pot smoking in public spaces

Legal marijuana will be legal in just two weeks – and a lot of mayors plan to ban it in public spaces. In recent months, boroughs have been hearing from worried parents. “I ran into a couple with two young kids, and they said ‘look, we come here all th
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:35
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[Canada] Quebec’s municipalities prepared to ban cannabis in public places

The City of Montreal is not ready for marijuana to become legal, according to members of Ensemble Montreal. During a press conference Wednesday morning, the opposition party said the city should move quickly to implement bylaws that would ban cannabis c
Global News (ca)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:34
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