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more mental health facilities are going smoke-free

1 in 3 people with a mental health condition smoke compared to 1 in 5 people without a condition—due in part to years of exploitation by the tobacco industry.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:39
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[Thailand] SMOKING BAN: HUA HIN SAYS 2,000 BAHT FINE WOULD BE REASONABLE AS "BEACH POLICE" AT THE READY

A representative of the Hua Hin authority has indicated that he thinks a 2,000 baht fine would be reasonable for smokers caught puffing on the resorts beaches next month. The statement - reported by Thai Rath - came after alarm was caused Tuesday when e
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:35
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[Maine] Three Midcoast hospitals honored for tobacco policies

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative held the eighth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards ceremony Sept. 27 to celebrate efforts to address tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 11, 2017 15:32
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[Indiana] LETTER: Go smoke-free during Fire Prevention Week

October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week, a national event to raise awareness for fire safety. This year the Washington Housing Authority is helping reduce the number of fires in Washington by making its properties smoke-free. In addition to health benefits
Washington (IN) Times-Herald
added Oct 11, 2017 15:31
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[Guam] Speaker Cruz introduces bill to ban electronic smoking devices from all establishments

The bill would include all electronic smoking devices in Guam’s smoke-free laws. This includes the so called vape devices which have been growing in popularity over the last few years. The Natasha Protection Act currently prohibits smoking in workplaces,
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:30
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[West Virginia] No Action Taken On Smoking Ban in Ohio County

but three new board members expressed concern for the potential economic impact of an expanded smoking ban. The board held a special meeting to discuss the countywide clean indoor and outdoor air regulation, which contains an exemption that allows smoki
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Oct 11, 2017 15:30
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[UK-Scotland] Murray Royal's cigarette ban

after a successful trial aimed at stamping out the habit on hospital grounds. As of Monday, October 2, smoking was not permitted at all mental health sites under NHS Tayside’s remit. Staff at Murray Royal Hospital in Perth will now ask those who want t
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:09
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California Governor Vetoes a Ban on Smoking at Parks — But Does that Apply to Cannabis?

the veto is good news for cannabis advocates. If Governor Brown hadn’t vetoed the bills, increased law enforcement patrolling smokers would have been bad news for cannabis consumers.
Jane Street
added Oct 11, 2017 14:58
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[Kentucky] Groups raise call to add e-cigs to county ordinance

Local health advocates are reviving the conversation on smoking bans, this time targeting the language in the Daviess County smoking ordinance to include e-cigarettes. Representatives from the Green River Regional Health Council and the Regional Tobacco
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Oct 11, 2017 04:10
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[Indiana] Town hall set for smoking rule

Smoke Free Seymour is seeking the support of the public and city officials to strengthen the city’s nearly 11-year-old smoking law by adding some new restrictions. The group is proposing four major changes to the ordinance. Those changes and other ideas
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Oct 10, 2017 20:34
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