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[Canada] No puff piece: Province promises fines for smoking in public places

Proposed regulations to toughen enforcement of the Smoke Free Places Act will allow peace officers and inspectors to ticket people smoking in public areas.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:30

[New Zealand] Kids continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015. These findings by ASPIRE2025 researchers contradict Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect childre
Voxy (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:30

[New Zealand] Should smoking be banned in cars to keep Kiwi children healthy?

The authors say the findings show the government's assertion that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children is clearly incorrect. They have called on the government to introduce smokefree cars legislation to protect against second-hand smoke
TVNZ (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:29
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars - study

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke in cars remains a health hazard for thousands of New Zealand children, particularly Māori and Pasikifa, according to an Otago University study. The authors say the findings show the Government's assertion that curre
Newshub (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:27

[Australia] Widespread support for CBD smoking ban

Smoking is more prevalent in Nowra than in many parts of Australia, and many residents have had a gutful of second-hand smoke in the CBD. A South Coast Register poll indicated there has been widespread support for an all-out ban on smoking in Nowra’s CB
South Coast Register (au)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:22

[UK] 10 Years On: 10 Benefits Of The Smoking Ban

If you're wondering just how much of an impact the smoking ban has made- here are just some of the benefits to having smoke free public places.
added Jul 7, 2017 03:19

[New Zealand] Law needed to curb children's exposure to smoking in cars, says study

New evidence from Otago University in Wellington shows one in five children are exposed to secondhand smoking in cars – a figure that has increased despite an overall drop in the number of smokers. Study author Richard Edwards, professor of public healt
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:18
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[Ohio] Editorial: Kent State, Akron go smoke-, tobacco-free; others should follow

There’s no debate that smoking can be deadly. Though Kent and Akron aren’t breaking new ground, their boards of trustees deserve praise for enacting these common-sense policies. Other institutions should follow suit.
Canton (OH) Repository
added Jul 7, 2017 03:17

Tackling Tobacco: June 2017 Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

Tobacco legislation and regulation is constantly under review at the local, state and federal levels. In this monthly roundup, Convenience Store News highlights the latest proposals and approved changes happening across the United States
Convenience Store News
added Jul 7, 2017 03:11

[Canada] University of Regina close to butting out, moves toward smokefree campus

Starting in September, smoking or the use of any tobacco products will not be allowed in any building or vehicles on university land. The number of designated outdoor smoking areas is being reduced from 19 to three located near student residences.
Canadian Press
added Jul 7, 2017 01:58
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