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Smoking bans DO help Americans quit cigarettes - if they are rich and well-educated, new research reveals

A new study from Northwestern University found that smoking declined among wealthy and well-educated groups in areas where smoking had been banned Poorer, less educated Americans were more likely to try to quit, but the bans did not have long-term effect
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 16:02
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[New York] Editorial: Ban smoking in cars with children passengers

It’s appalling that we even need a law prohibiting smoking in vehicles where children are present. What would be even more appalling would be if state lawmakers can’t figure out how to pass one.
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[China] Schoolgirls are detained for brutally slapping and kicking their classmate in the head after she told teachers they were smoking at school

The three female pupils from Ningde County, Jiangxi Province, were allegedly enraged after the victim reported to their teacher that they had been smoking in school, according to Chinese media. They ganged up with four other female pupils from the same
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[New York] NYPD boss created illegal smoking lounge at station house

A Brooklyn NYPD boss doled out comp time to his cops so they would turn a dingy station house garage into a private cigar lounge — where officers puff away in violation of city and state law, The Post has learned. Capt. Anthony Longobardi — a key figure
New York Post
added Jan 11, 2018 15:56
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[North Carolina] Pregnant Women in NC Exposed to Less Secondhand Nicotine After ‘Smoking Ban’

A new study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the ‘smoking ban’ in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was publ
Newswise
added Jan 11, 2018 03:28
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[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53
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VIDEO: Indiana bill would empower companies to test -- and fire -- employees for using tobacco

Senate Bill 23, which Brown sponsored, would repeal a portion of the state code that prohibits employers from attempting to control their workers' tobacco intake outside of the job. The section she hopes to repeal reads: An employer may not require, as
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:31
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NEUBERGER: Austria’s new government: a victory for the tobacco industry and public health disaster?

This capitulation not only contributes to Austria’s lack of credibility in global tobacco control, it is likely to further exacerbate Austria’s disastrous tobacco epidemic. The smoking ban reversal and other decisions about the tobacco control law, were d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 11, 2018 02:24
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[New York] No tobacco, e-device use allowed at any Oneida Co. facility

announced Wednesday that as of Jan. 1, local law will prohibit the use of tobacco products and e-devices on property owned or leased by Oneida County. The local law prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, powdered tobacco or any
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Jan 11, 2018 02:09
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New Zealand liberalisation faces delays, while bans and taxes continue to spread

Vapers in New Zealand fear that their government is trying to roll back the progress made before the country’s elections last September, as failed tobacco control policies contribute to spiralling crime and nicotine e-liquid remains illegal. Meanwhile Si
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:50
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