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[South Africa] Cabinet green lights tighter tobacco laws (including e-cigarettes)

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi says the new regulations on tobacco are not strict. Following the International conference on tobacco and health in February 2018, many speakers complained that South Africa was far behind in terms of anti-tobacco smok
702 Talk Radio (za)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:46

[Georgia (Country)] UN Supports Comprehensive Enactment of Tobacco-Control Legislation in Georgia

The UN Country Team in Georgia has said it welcomes the enactment of tobacco control legislation in the country. From May 1, 2018, the following measures enter into force: - a smoke-free policy introducing a ban of smoking in enclosed public and
Georgia Today (ge)
added Apr 30, 2018 18:49

[West Virginia] Park facilities to ban smoking, vaping

the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District has voted to move forward with a new tobacco-free policy that will limit smoking and vaping to parking lots only. "We as a board and our employees have talked about it for awhile," director Kevin Brady
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Apr 30, 2018 18:24

[UK] Bath residents back a ban on smoking in the city's parks

It was a simple question by quite a debate raged on Bath Live's Facebook page as the arguments, for and against the ban on smoking, were laid out for all to comment on. With going to one of the city's parks becoming a feasible option again as the sun c
Somerset Live (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 18:16
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[Virginia] Students Weigh in on Whether VCU Should Ban Smoking

Of nearly 1,500 votes, 68 percent were in favor of adopting a non-smoking policy... However, VCU doesn’t have proper authority to ban smoking outright. The university would first need approval from the General Assembly. Without legislative approval of a l
WWBT NBC12 (Richmond, VA)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:42

[Iowa] Marengo industrial park plat drawings shown

she reviewed a recent survey conducted by JCPH, of 175 Marengo residents, about where smoking should be prohibited. Of those, 81 percent agreed or strongly agreed with eliminating tobacco use at playgrounds, with 77 percent saying it should be outlawed on
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 29, 2018 00:38

[UK] Mum urges smokers to stub it out to protect children

Laura McDonald, 27, from Hebburn, is supporting the Secondhand Smoke is Poison campaign, which discourages people from smoking indoors around youngsters. Even if people smoke when their children are in bed, at school or playing out, the harmful poisons wi
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:38

[New Jersey] Asbury Park bans smoking at the beaches

City council voted 3-2 to ban smoking on Asbury Park beaches. Mayor John Moor voted in favor of the ban, along with council members Eileen Chapman and Yvonne Clayton. Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn and Councilman Jesse Kendle voted against the measure.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 29, 2018 00:37

[Kentucky] Murray Mayor Envisions Smoke-Free City, Committee Approves Drafting Ordinance

Members of the Murray City Council are considering implementing a smoke-free ordinance. The Public Safety Committee met Thursday afternoon to discuss... Council member Jason Pittman said he's in favor of an ordinance but noted a concern expressed by a lo
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:34

[Georgia] LETTER: Augusta smoking ban: Time to clear the air

In the next few weeks, the Augusta Commission will have an opportunity to ensure a healthier workplace... As the home of the Medical College of Georgia, and as a forward-looking city with an expanded arts center and cybersecurity center downtown, Augusta
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 28, 2018 15:40
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