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[Canada] ‘No Smoking’: New rules in Regina take effect Saturday

Friday is the final day smokers can light up on Regina patios. Smoking or vaping on restaurant and bar patios, city-owned parks, playgrounds and sports fields will be banned as of Saturday, July 15. “This is going to protect people from second hand smo
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:01
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation of law cornerstone of tackling tobacco use’

The “firm” implementation of the Public Health Law is the “cornerstone” of achieving the desired behavioural changes relating to tobacco consumption, which will “lead to a healthier society”, experts agreed on Thursday. More institutions are “showing com
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:24
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GLANTZ: Big tobacco is terrified of SF law ending sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products; the Empire Strikes Back

“Let’s Be Real” is composed of a tobacco industry official and attorneys from a law firm with longstanding ties to the industry...can mobilize an army of paid signature gatherers. These employees, however, don’t really care about the issue and, because
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 16, 2017 03:22
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[Louisiana] Club owners build smoking patios ahead of smoking ban

Smoking laws in Lafayette are about to change. Beginning in a little over two weeks, folks will not be allowed to smoke inside bars, clubs and other public spaces in the city of Lafayette and in the unincorporated parts of Lafayette Parish. According to
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smokers beware, so far only 5 designated smoking areas set up in Orchard Road

Also known as government-owned smoking areas, they are situated at Orchard Towers, Far East Plaza, Somerset MRT station, Cuppage Terrace and The Heeren. However, it was only in late June this year that tempered glass screens have been put up at the desi
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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Smoke-free signage in public parks: impacts on smoking behaviour

States, especially those with a preemptive clause legislation, may benefit from incorporating smoke-free signage in public areas to protect community members from exposure to tobacco smoke, reduce littering, and denormalise smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 16, 2017 00:33
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[Canada] Warnings before fines as Regina looks to ease smokers into new bylaw

Regina's new bylaw prohibiting smoking and vaping on patios and some other outdoor areas comes into effect Saturday, but it won't be enforced with an iron fist — at least, not to begin with. The city says initial enforcement efforts will focus on volunta
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 15, 2017 02:58
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[Singapore] Study conducted to check efficacy of different DSAs design

A study is being conducted in Singapore regarding the effectiveness of different Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) designs in reducing smoking activity in the vicinity. As part of the study, screens made of tempered glass has been put up at two designated
Connected to India (in)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:13
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Once again, Albany fails to address corruption

The Legislature also passed, and the governor signed, a bill to regulate e-cigarette “vaping”...The Legislature also passed, and the governor signed, a bill to regulate e-cigarette “vaping”
Herald Community Newspapers (Long Island, NY)
added Jul 14, 2017 09:24
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] A law gone up in smoke

In a surprising move, the ministries of tourism and health, the Greater Amman Municipality and the Jordan Restaurant Association reached an “agreement” whereby hundreds of restaurants and cafés will no longer be fined for allowing smoking the hubble bubb
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:30
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