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[UK] NHS provider of mental health services bans smoking outside Stonebow Unit

There will be no smoking allowed within the gardens, car parks and grounds at the Stonebow Unit at Hereford County Hospital and at Oak House, in Barton Road, Hereford. The 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, the mental health and learning disabilities provide
Kidderminster Shuttle (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28
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[Canada] Decade after workplace smoking ban, advocates concerned over loopholes, pot legalization

“The hazards associated with second-hand cannabis are similar to those with second-hand smoke,” said public health physician Dr. Brent Friesen, who served as Calgary’s chief medical officer of health from 1999 to 2008. “Burning cannabis, smoking cannabis
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[Colorado] Don’t let your rights go up in smoke

Efforts are underway in Colorado to allow people to smoke or vape marijuana in places open to the public that could force thousands of service workers and others to breathe the hazardous chemicals in secondhand marijuana smoke. In fact, our state law doe
Breathe Free Colorado
added Jan 4, 2018 12:05
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[New York] Group Wants Smoking Ban In Every Bayside Apartment

Around 16 locals recently formed the Bayside Smoke-Free Housing Alliance hoping to combat indoor smoking by pushing Bayside and Bay Terrace apartments to adopt smoke-free policies for their buildings. The group, armed with doctors and asthma/allergy spe
Patch.org
added Jan 4, 2018 11:47
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Number of people attending stop smoking program rises amid high cigarette prices: sources

The number of people attending a stop smoking program at Saint Mary's Hospital in Seoul rose this year from 2017 amid rising cigarette prices and the expansion of nonsmoking zones, a hospital official said Wednesday. As many as 26 people have applied for
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:44
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No gentle breeze for non-smokers

non-smokers still have to inhale second-hand smoke while using pedestrian walkways. More often than not, smokers light up while moving from point A to point B, blowing streams of cigarette smoke at the people around them. Even when they are at designated
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:19
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[Canada] Winnipeg patio smokers may have to butt out April 1

Winnipeg is poised to enact a patio smoking ban on April Fool's Day. A report from Winnipeg's community services department recommends a ban on second-hand smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes, water pipes, hookahs and "similar products/dev
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:18
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[Canada] Patio smoking ban could be in effect April 1

A public service report calls on city council to ban personal smoking devices, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and e-cigarettes, on outdoor patios with food and/or beverage service, effective April 1, 2018. If council approves, Winnipeg will then los
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:16
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[Canada] Patio smoking ban closer to becoming a reality in Winnipeg

Smoking on restaurant patios in Winnipeg could soon be a thing of the past. City administration will recommend council ban any device that produces second hand smoke on patios that serve food or drinks as of April 1. A report to the protection committe
Global News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:14
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