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[California] Santa Monica earns an “A” for smoke-free rules

The City received an A for Smokefree Outdoor Air, a B for Smoke-free Housing, an A for Reducing Sales of Tobacco Products and bonus points for tackling second-hand smoke and licensing.
Santa Monica (CA) Daily Press
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Canada] Second-Hand Cannabis Smoke Just As Harmful

According to Willert, “We know that smoke is smoke and everyone needs to limit their exposure to it. We know that cannabis smoke also produces toxins that can damage our lungs and has been linked to worse respiratory symptoms and chronic bronchitis.”
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Maryland] Calvert to consider park smoking ban

Prince Frederick, MD - Locals who want area parks to become smoke-free are hoping the Calvert County Commissioners will take the necessary action to make it happen. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the board conducted a work session on the proposal to impose a ban o
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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Iran is losing its jihad on tobacco

Iran's anti-smoking efforts reflect the wider difficulties faced by the government: Tobacco use is a deeply ingrained habit, and appeals to Islamic values, which had an impact on other social issues years ago, have failed to win over the population. Whet
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 30, 2018 02:25
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[New York] Tobacco Free NYU

In 2010, the New York University Senate passed a Smoke Free Campus policy and strengthened this policy in 2014....NYU is one of over 1,000 Smoke Free Campuses in the United States.
New York University
added Jan 30, 2018 02:22
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[New York] KVETENADZE: The 10 Best Places to Smoke on Campus

don’t smoke outside of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library (or inside, for that matter). Just don’t. Speaking as a lifelong practicing asthmatic, it utterly sucks having to go through the pantheon of smokers exhaling clouds of nasty toxins in flagrant disregard of
NYULocal (blog)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:20
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February brings a new vape ban in Singapore

Travellers to Singapore are being warned that, as of the 1st of February, vapour products will be completely banned in the country. This is the final move in an increasingly draconian anti-vaping campaign that’s already created a thriving black market.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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Effect of Illinois smoke-free law on casino revenue is topic of dispute

The Illinois law that banned smoking in casinos hasn’t negatively impacted casino numbers and dollars, according to a new study in the journal Tobacco Control. At the same time, casino officials in Illinois disagree with the study’s methods and say revenu
Reuters
added Jan 29, 2018 18:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No more e-cigarettes, shisha from Feb as new law kicks in

In six days, you have to discard any prohibited tobacco products that you may have in your possession. The first phase of the implementation of the amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) will take place from Feb 1, whe
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 28, 2018 04:45
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[Thailand] Beach smoking ban takes effect Thursday

Enforcement of Thailand’s ban on smoking on the beach begins Thursday, Feb. 1, and Pattaya officials are spending the final few days letting everyone know what’s coming. Mayor Anan Charoenchasri led a Jan. 19 quit-smoking event on Jomtien Beach with o
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Jan 28, 2018 03:53
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