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[Australia] His travel plans are up in smoke: Passenger kicked off a Sydney train after being caught 'smoking marijuana' by transport officers

'I'm inviting you to leave,' the employee says again loudly. When the man asks why, the employee says: 'Because that thing in your hand, you're not allowed to even have it on the train, not even on the platforms.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:02
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Across Canada, smoking laws will have to be updated by next July to deal with legalized pot

Ontario’s Smoke-Free Ontario Act doesn’t deal with smoking anything other than tobacco (though a series of amendments, not yet in force, cover marijuana). Local governments vary in their approach. Toronto’s smoking bylaw covers “… the carrying of a ligh
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:53
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[New Zealand] Strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies

Māori-led research shows strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies Research conducted by Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (Whanganui), and led by Dr Heather Gifford, highlights Māori public health workers and advocates attitudes
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[California] Pleasanton Revises No Smoking Ordinance

At last week's council meeting, the ordinance was changed to prohibit smoking of any kind. The vote was unanimous. Mayor Jerry Thorne pointed out, "Medication normally doesn't affect anyone else. In this case it does." He referred to those with condition
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] MOO-JONG: Ban on smoking while walking

Walking with a lit cigarette and puffing on it is not just a nuisance but very unhealthy for non-smoking passers-by who have to smell the second-hand smoke. Worse is their signature tendency to flick the ash from their cigarettes indiscriminately and, m
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: E. Ky. health worst in Appalachia; curbing smoking best solution

The report, “Health Disparities in Appalachia,”... Kentucky is now the cancer-mortality capital of the nation...We can, and we must join together in a unified campaign to enact the policies that will reduce smoking, improve health, and transform the futu
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2017 03:12
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[New York] VIDEO: Critics fume over common-area smoking ban

Co-op and condo boards in Riverdale are fighting new regulations that would block smoking in residential buildings' common areas like lobbies, hallways and elevators. Public health advocates point to the dangers of secondhand smoke. But opponents of the
News 12
added Aug 23, 2017 15:23
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[Montana] Butte-Silver Bow health officials push for smoke-free policy at Clark Park

The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is seeking a smoking ban at Clark Park. Health officials are presenting to the county's parks and recreation board Tuesday to enact a smoke-free policy at the park. Health officials tell NBC Montana kids are breath
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:07
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[Canada] B.C. Ferries: On enclosed decks, you won't be able to stay in your car

Plans to alter the use of enclosed decks and to toughen up smoking regulations were both put forward last December by B.C. Ferries. The move to smoke-free is coming during National Non-Smoking Week, and includes medical marijuana and vapour products.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:18
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[Canada] BC Ferries to ban smoking, staying on lower car decks

The ban is due to the province amending regulations for no smoking buffer zones around any doorway, intake or open window to any public or workplace from three metres to six metres. “Due to the physical space available from doors on the outer decks of BC
CHEK-TV (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:16
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