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[UK-Scotland] Glasgow health board vows to stub out smoking by 2034

Scotland’s largest health board has thrown its weight behind a national bid to make the country tobacco free... It comes after artist Josie Vallely ran workshops with children who were inpatients and outpatients at the Royal Hospital for Children – where
Glasgow Live (uk)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:33
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[New York] How Do Actors Mimic Smoking On Stage?

avoiding period dramas is one of the best ways to ensure that you do not have to smoke on stage, but while most audition papers will explain whether or not smoking is required, there are some productions which do opt for alternatives to help actors mimic
Times Square Chronicles
added Jun 13, 2018 05:28
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In Oregon, Workers Legally Protected Against Discrimination Include Off-Duty Smokers and Those with Bad Credit

"People who file a lawsuit,... people who lawfully use tobacco products during off-duty hours, those who oppose unsafe or unhealthy working conditions or who report healthcare violations are also protected." The Oregon Law Commission is curre
Willamette Week
added Jun 11, 2018 10:38
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[Canada] BARRON: Smoking becoming a thing of the past

Despite my skepticism at the time, I’ve personally gotten quite used to no smoking in public places and I have to wonder why I didn’t take any exception to it before....We now know that bystanders can have their health adversely impacted by inhaling seco
BC Local News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:36
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[New Jersey] NJ beach smoking ban: $250 fine for lighting up

New Jersey beachgoers might enjoy smoke-free beach trips next summer thanks to the Legislature approving a bill Thursday banning smoking at public beaches and parks. It now goes to Gov. Phil Murphy, who must approve it to become law. If Gov. Christie h
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[Canada] Town of Sylvan Lake extends smoking ban to include beaches, playgrounds and municipal facilities

The town spokesperson Joanne Gaudet said the changes were spurred by complaints about public smoking and discarded cigarette butts.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:47
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[New Jersey] NJ beach smoking ban: $250 fine up to Murphy

The bill would extend the state’s Smoke-Free Air Act to ban smoking from beaches and parks along with the already mandated indoor public places and workplaces. Watch the video above for more about the proposed law. Attached to the bill is a $250 fine fo
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jun 10, 2018 23:44
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[Canada] City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks

A city committee thinks Edmontonians should be allowed to smoke cannabis in outside public places like parks and sidewalks — as part of the new bylaw governing cannabis use. On Wednesday, the city's community and public services committee agreed to thos
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:02
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[UK] Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

An investigation by The Yorkshire Post also uncovered confusion among local authorities about just who is responsible for enforcing the legislation. Read more: Barnsley Council accused of hypocrisy over smoking retail policy Barnsley Council became the o
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jun 10, 2018 22:02
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[Asia, China] Healthy by design

A new report on designing healthy urban areas in China says cities "should integrate health into urban planning and design"...easures." The Tsinghua-Lancet Commission report also points out that more than 50 percent of men in China smoke, and that reduc
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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