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[Oklahoma] 'Through With Chew' week encourages smokeless tobacco users to quit Feb. 18-24

. In support of the event, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), is reminding Oklahomans of some common triggers and helpful alternatives to smokeless tobacco.
Chickasha (OK) Express-Star
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46
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Thailand bans smoking and littering on dozens of its beaches which are hugely popular with tourists

The country has 357 beaches nationwide and environmentalists have been lobbying the government to protect them from the evils of litter and cigarette butts The beaches protected by the law span 15 provinces located along the Andaman coast and the Gulf
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:54
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[Africa, Kenya] LETTER: CS Balala is wrong on shisha, its harm negates tourism revenue

Balala has called for the revocation of the shisha ban by the Health ministry... Other East African countries — Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda — have already banned shisha. It is in order that Kenya follows suit to prevent cross-border impediments to succes
Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:51
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AUC plans to become the 1st tobacco free university in Egypt by 2019

On Tuesday, the American University in Cairo said it is implementing a new initiative this semester that will work on transforming both its campuses into a completely smoke-free and tobacco free environment by February 2019.
Egypt Independent (eg)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Ohio] Let’s clear the air: An update on KSU’s Smoking Ban

The Ohio Board of Regents unanimously voted to recommend the University System of Ohio to adopt a smoke-free policy in 2012. Since then, a growing number of schools have agreed to go tobacco free, and Kent State University joined the list as of July 1, 2
KentWired (Kent State University)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Canada] Landlords smell high-rise problem looming as marijuana legalization nears

landlords of rental buildings in Canada are uncertain as to how they will handle situations where a tenant complains about marijuana smoke eminating into their unit from another tenant’s apartment.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 17:10
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Thailand bans smoking, littering at popular tourist beaches

Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that are popular with tourists over environmental concerns on Thursday, the ministry of natural resources and environment said.
Reuters
added Feb 1, 2018 17:02
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smokers butted out at 24 beaches

Officials on Thursday began strictly enforcing a ban on smoking on beaches, with offenders facing a possible year in prison and a Bt100,000 fine. The Marine and Coastal Resources Department announced a strict ban on smoking at 24 beaches in 15 provinces
The Nation (th)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Draft bill to ban indoor smoking rendered meaningless

Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
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[Greece] Greek Health Ministry to Enforce Dormant Anti-Smoking Law

Greece’s Health Minister Andreas Xanthos on Wednesday called on competent authorities to enforce the anti-smoking law, and start strict checks on public places where smoking is being permitted. The 2010 anti-smoking law that bans smoking in closed space
Greek Reporter
added Feb 1, 2018 05:06
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