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[Massachusetts] BIDH–Milton to ban all tobacco use

The smoking light will go out for good Nov. 17 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton. That’s when smoking will be banned everywhere on the hospital’s 20-acre campus. In addition to cigarettes and cigars, the ban extends to chewing tobacco and snuff, e
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Sep 7, 2017 22:48
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[Africa, Malawi] NZANGAYA: Public smoking, a violation of non-smokers’ health rights

In Malawi walking a distance of about 500 meters without inhaling tobacco smoke due to smoking in open places is, for Christian non-smokers, as precious as being told by Christ himself that your sins have been forgiven and forgotten and you are part of P
Malawi24 (mw)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:18
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[China] Shanghai sees fewer public smokers due to strict ban

Shanghai has released notable results concerning the curbing of smoking, six months after the city launched its so-called 'strictest-ever smoking ban'. According to Shanghai's Health Promotion Department (SHPD), as of the end of June, the rate of smoki
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:15
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[California] Referendum will target San Francisco ban on flavored tobacco products

An ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products in San Francisco is going to a voter referendum in June after nearly 34,000 individuals signed a petition. ...[RAI] is participating in the petition effort led by Let’s Be Real San Francisco...it has spent
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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[Missouri] Metro Goes Smoke Free

A smoking ban went into effect on Tuesday, which prohibits smoking at all Metro transit center locations in Missouri and Illinois. This includes indoor and outdoor waiting areas, such as bus shelters and Metro Park-Ride lots. Smoking is already prohibite
STL.News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:56
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[Canada] Possible patio smoking ban sparks public-consultation process

City hall has launched a consultation process to gauge public opinion on whether the smoking ban should be extended to patios at restaurants and bars. The consultation is part of a year-long process that’s expected to culminate in an administrative repo
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:41
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[Ohio] Hamilton bans tobacco use in most public places

Tobacco use will be banned in most outdoor public spaces across Hamilton, a move Fort Hamilton Hospital said should lower the city’s heart-attack rate, based on results in cities that have adopted similar legislation. The legislation, approved unanimous
Hamilton (OH) Journal-News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:37
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[Canada] City wants your take on smoke-free patios

Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:29
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[Canada] Group urges landlords to make buildings smoke-free

After the City of St. John’s made its seven non-profit housing buildings smoke free Sept. 1, at least one group is calling on landlords to follow that lead The Newfoundland and Labrador Alliance for the Control of Tobacco (ACT) says landlords should ban
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:29
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