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[New York] Councilman’s bill would ban smoking while walking on city sidewalks

A bill being introduced in the City Council Wednesday by Councilman Peter Koo would ban puffing a cigarette while walking along a city sidewalk. Smokers standing in one spot on the sidewalk would still be allowed to light up. Koo (D-Queens) said he wan
New York Daily News
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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[Florida] Vaping could be added to state smoking ban

Florida banned smoking in workplaces more than 15 years ago, and a powerful state panel on Tuesday backed a proposal that would add vaping and electronic cigarettes to the ban. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, the main backer of the proposal, said Floridi
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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[Asia, China] Smoking violators to get 180-day train travel ban

Starting in May, passengers who smoke on high-speed trains or in smoke-free zones of other trains will be prevented from train travel for 180 days, according to a newly released document. The document was jointly issued by the National Development and R
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:41
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Youth Across New Mexico Join National Day of Action by Advocating for Tobacco-Free Schools

youth leaders at nine schools across New Mexico are hosting "Kick Butts Day" events to raise awareness about their schools' tobacco- and e-cigarette-free policies. Increased awareness of tobacco-free school policies helps students, staff, and visitors com
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2018 19:39
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[Michigan] Girl Scouts project drives officials to rethink smoking ordinance in parks, playgrounds

A Girl Scouts project aimed to end smoking in parks and a playground has appeared to pay off for Troop 30226. DeWitt's City Council is expected to approve next week an ordinance that will make all seven city parks and a playground smoke-free. The effor
Lansing (MI) State Journal
added Mar 20, 2018 15:40
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[New York] MATA: REBUTTAL: SMOKING BAN NEGLECTS ISSUE OF ADDICTION

New York Quits provides free starter packs of patches and gum to aid in smoking cessation and overall tobacco use...The best place for our campus to start in reducing smoking on campus isn’t a fine or a ban. It’s by adding the hotline phone number to the
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:39
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[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

CARBON monoxide, lead, arsenic and benzene are poisons that most of us go out of our way to avoid. But this is the toxic cocktail in tobacco smoke inhaled by smokers and potentially their families in the home and car. That’s the warning from Fresh as th
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:37
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[Canada] Town of Hampstead adopts strict anti-smoking bylaw

Tobacco use on all municipal properties, including parks, streets, sidewalks, municipal vehicles, buildings and adjacent land is prohibited.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:33
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[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

“Secondhand Smoke Is Poison” campaign re-launches this week. The campaign encourages smokers to quit or take it outside, ensuring children and grandchildren are not regularly exposed to smoke in indoor spaces. Figures from the British Thoracic Society in
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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[Alaska] MONIAK: We need less politics and more science

The statewide ban on smoking in public places would very likely become law if Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, wasn’t blocking it in the House Rules Committee which she chairs. But this story is less about an obstructionist legislator than the risks w
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 19, 2018 19:52
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