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[Colorado] Girl Scouts win 1st round at Aurora city hall in making it illegal to smoke inside cars with minors

An ordinance proposed by local Girl Scout troop outlawing smoking cigarettes in cars carrying children got initial approval Monday night from Aurora City Council, but not before a lengthy amendment process and lively debate. The troop’s ordinance seeks t
Aurora (CO) Daily Sun & Sentinel
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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[Kenya] Shisha smoking continues in Mombasa and Kilifi despite ban

A spot check over the weekend revealed that some entertainment joints in Nyali, Bamburi and Mtwapa were still offering the tobacco substance to revellers. The Nyali suburb is leading with a number of bars still selling the flavoured tobacco, with some o
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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[Asia] China Focus: Chinese court rejects compensation claim for smoker's death

"Yang showed a citizen's responsibility by trying to stop a smoker in the lift. If the court asks citizens who exercise their lawful rights to pay compensation, it will dent their enthusiasm to ensure the public interest is safeguarded," said Hu Yaping,
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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[Canada] Ontario Landlords Want to Ban Weed From Rental Housing / Guess you'll have to buy a house to smoke weed.

he’s also one of many Ontario landlords with major concerns about how cannabis legalization will impact rental housing if tenants are allowed to grow their own plants and smoke weed legally. “This is one of the most important issues for Ontario landlords
Vice.com
added Jan 24, 2018 00:24
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Landlords should be allowed to ban pot smoking

Non-smoking tenants should not have to endure smoke from weed seeping into their apartments, and landlords should be able to re-open leases to stop them.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 00:23
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[Illinois] Approval to amend outdoor smoking ordinance up in the air

Although consensus was reached Monday to vote on proposed changes to the city of DeKalb's smoking ordinance, passage seems unlikely because of the split opinions of council members. State law prohibits smoking in a place of employment, or within 15 feet
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Jan 24, 2018 00:01
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[Canada] More tobacco taxes, smoke-free bylaws: local group calls on B.C. government to take action

Jack Boomer, director of the Clean Air Coalition of B.C..."We need to make it harder for children and youth to start smoking and easier for adults to quit while protecting people from second-hand smoke," he told CBC host of The Early Edition Stephen Quin
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 00:00
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[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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Colorado town considers banning smoking in cars

The Aurora City Council is considering making it illegal for smokers to light up in a car if anyone 18 or younger is inside. The proposed ordinance passed unanimously on first reading Monday and ...
Denver (CO) Post
added Jan 23, 2018 23:55
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In Alabama, it could soon be illegal to smoke in your car if kids are inside

A proposed bill in the Alabama legislature would make it unlawful to smoke tobacco products while a minor is riding in the vehicle. The bill, titled HB-26, was proposed by State Representative Rolanda Hollis (D-Jefferson County). Hollis pre-filed the bi
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jan 23, 2018 22:56
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