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[Minnesota] Public housing smoking policy opposition flares up

Olmsted County's Housing and Redevelopment Authority Board split Tuesday ..."I think when government starts intruding in your personal home and your behavior within your household, I have a problem with it," Commissioner Sheila Kiscaden said. "While I und
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jun 7, 2017 18:09
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Acrolein exposure in hookah smokers and non-smokers exposed to hookah tobacco Secondhand Smoke: Implications for regulating hookah tobacco products

Hookah tobacco smoke is a source of acrolein exposure. Findings support regulating hookah tobacco products including reducing humectants and sugar additives, which are precursors of acrolein under certain pyrolysis conditions. We suggest posting health wa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 7, 2017 17:41
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[Georgia (Country)] REIMSCHISEL: When it comes to tobacco and cigarettes, people are smarter than you think

A recent measure passed by parliament in the country of Georgia provides a picture of what could be coming in the United States....The recent actions of the FDA indicate that the agency is also trending towards paternalism. Instead of making choices for
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 7, 2017 16:42
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Cigarette consumption shows gradual decrease in Turkey

Over the five-year period, the daily average consumption was over 131 million cigarettes across the country. While overall consumption has fallen, smokers are more frequently choosing imported cigarettes over local tobacco, with local production accounti
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:23
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[Africa, Botswana] Molao encourages smokers to quit

The Assistant Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology...said that smoking tobacco substances in public spaces, a common practice in modern society, is very harmful to human beings’ health as it affects both smokers and non-smok
Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:03
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[UK] Venues Encouraged To Stub Out Smoking

Smoking outside could be off the menu in outdoor areas at restaurants, cafes and pubs across Brighton and Hove. It's all part of scheme, costing around £1,500, being launched this month encouraging businesses to turn their premises completely smoke free
Juice 107.2 (Brighton, uk)
added Jun 7, 2017 14:48
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[Oregon] Gresham City Council Approves Smoking Ban For City Parks And Trails

The city council on May 16 officially approved a prohibition on using tobacco and other smoking products in city parks, trails and open spaces. Set to take effect 30 days after its approval, residents and park visitors will have a six month grace period b
Patch.org
added Jun 7, 2017 02:23
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[Asia, India] Call to bar airport tobacco sales

The Union health ministry has directed civil aviation authorities to ban the sale of tobacco from shops near "smoking rooms" in airports, a new move to implement provisions in the country's tobacco control laws. A senior health official has written to th
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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[California] DENNEY: Knowing what works

Suing someone who makes fun of the idiocy of putting ashtrays in a smokefree area....When CEAC and the City of Berkeley want to get serious...health advocates who have radically changed the world despite tremendous odds and Big Tobacco stand ready to help
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Jun 7, 2017 01:41
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Indoor smoking ban shelved as LDP and health ministry reach impasse, sources say

the ministry and the LDP still cannot agree on what kinds of eating and drinking establishments should be designated as exceptions to an indoor smoking ban. The current Diet session is set to end on June 18, after which an extraordinary Diet session is e
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 6, 2017 19:23
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