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[Indiana] Newburgh officials consider smoking ban in parks

the parks department is asking to ban smoking including e-cigarettes. Powell says park officials are concerned about second-hand smoke around kids. The town council tabled and ordinance Wednesday to let the parks department review it. The park board meet
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:20
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[California] Long Beach bans e-cigarette - vaping' in public spaces

The City Council voted 5-1 on Tuesday to add electronic cigarettes to the city tobacco ordinance, requiring sellers of the devices and derivatives to comply with the law and prohibiting their use in smoke-free areas. Councilman Dee Andrews, who first pr
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Apr 15, 2018 16:17
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E-cigarettes could be banned in public spaces in Romania

An MP representing the opposition party Save Romania Union (USR) has submitted to the Parliament a draft amendment to the law on preventing and combating the effects of tobacco products consumption, according to which both the electronic cigarettes and th
Romania Insider (ro)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:15
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[Canada] Nunavut sees tobacco sales decline one year after new tax

Cigarette sales have declined by 2 per cent in Nunavut since a new tobacco tax was introduced last year. The government says they've also seen significant declines in the sale of loose and chewing tobacco.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:02
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[North Carolina] Up in smoke: Tobacco’s decline

A quarter century after tobacco was the money crop in Robeson County, bringing in hundreds of millions a year to farmers and those who provide support services, the amount of tobacco grown here is a fraction of what it was then. But the number of Robeso
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Apr 15, 2018 01:48
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[Pennsylvania] Inmate’s Attempt To Ban Smoking From Prison Facility Fails ($$)

denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by an inmate at a Pennsylvania state prison who is seeking to have all smoking and tobacco products banned from the correctional facility he is housed in because he has not shown how he has been harmed by
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 14, 2018 21:16
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[California] Going High-Tech to Clear the Air

The new endeavor will utilize a cellphone-friendly tracking app to scan QR codes placed on existing signage throughout the 304-acre campus. Students, faculty and staff can scan the QR code when they see tobacco litter or someone using tobacco, and a geog
California State University San Marcos
added Apr 14, 2018 16:28
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[Australia] NSW bans public vaping with $550 fine for offenders

E-cigarette smokers could be fined up to $550 if caught vaping in public spaces or on public transport across NSW under new laws passed on Wednesday night. The ban will come into effect in July, bringing NSW into line with Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:02
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[Missouri] Petition drive underway to put tougher St. Louis County smoking ban on Nov. 6 ballot

A coalition of health groups is gathering signatures to force a public vote Nov. 6 on snuffing out exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars allowed under St. Louis County’s seven-year-old indoor smoking ban. The proposed county charter amendment, co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 13, 2018 14:53
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DoSomething.org Partners With Sari Arambulo of NBC's AP Bio Encouraging College Students to "Save The Mascots"

70,000 young people have joined DoSomething.org and CVS Health Foundation in a campaign to strive for tobacco-free college campuses to reduce risks of secondhand smoke.
PR Newswire
added Apr 12, 2018 20:01
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