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[UK-Scotland] Ban on smoking outside cafes could be ditched

South Ayrshire councillors will launch a bid to scrap their own controversial rule, the Post can reveal. We told last week how the three-year-old policy is being labelled a threat to small businesses. Now councillors are ready to intervene in the row.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[UK-Scotland] Expert stubs out pub ‘smoking room’ idea / Ventilation does not protect workers from smoke, says Ash Scotland

A poll of more than 1,000 Scots, for Forest, the pro-smoking lobby group, found that 57% thought bars and clubs, including working men’s clubs, should be allowed to provide smoking rooms. The ban on smoking in public places and tougher drink-driving law
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 12:52
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[Vermont] Group pushes for smoke-free Montpelier

The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition says the numbers in teen smoking have gone down in Vermont. Now, they want to see a similar trend in adults. This group doesn’t want to see or smell cigarettes in their downtown area. "We are trying to build
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:51
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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 19, 2018 11:46
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Landlords stub out smoking under new city policy

“We get complaints at least a couple times a month, usually from younger tenants, tenants with children,” Marla Siegel, head of property administration for New Holland Residences, said. “It’s not just the stench; it’s the health concerns tied to second-h
Real Estate Weekly
added Jun 19, 2018 00:28
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[Utah] Janda: Going smoke-free saves lives and money

Polls show that most local voters support clean indoor air. If the ballot initiative campaign is successful, Mesquite will join the ranks of communities worldwide that put public health first and protect their residents and visitors from preventable deat
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Jun 19, 2018 00:07
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[Pennsylvania] American Lung Association: PA Can Do Better, 10 Years After Smoking Ban

more work should be done to improve air quality. Over 2,300 venues in the state remain exempt from the Clean Indoor Air Act, leaving many hospitality workers exposed to harmful carcinogens.
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:35
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[Michigan] Township enacts smoke-free policy encompassing all public, recreational areas

BYRON TOWNSHIP - Residents will be prohibited from using tobacco and marijuana products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, in all recreational areas and public places owned by the township once an ordinance passed by the Township Board this week
Michigan Live
added Jun 16, 2018 11:34
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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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[California] South Pasadena Smoking Regulations Now in Effect

New smoking regulations in the City of South Pasadena, designed to further protect public health and reduce the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, take effect TODAY, June 15, 2018. The updated ordinance adds City sidewalks and other public spaces to t
South Pasadena Review
added Jun 16, 2018 11:31
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