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[New Jersey] Bill that Bans Smoking on Public Beaches Reaches Gov. Murphy's Desk

Fines for those who violate the smoking ban would start at $250 for a first offense and go up to $1,000 for a third offense. The bill will move to Governor Phil Murphy's desk for final approval.
SNJ Today
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[North Carolina] PURVIS: This is how I'll remember Anthony Bourdain: A Charlotte visit and an ash-tray incident

Alcohol, smoking, a heroin history and a rock-star lifestyle were always a part of Tony Bourdain’s story. ..This was still in that uneasy era when people smoked but you couldn’t smoke anywhere. The Marriott Marquis still had ashtrays by the elevators, ea
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 8, 2018 18:49
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Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Laws that ban smoking at workplaces and other public places are associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease, even after controlling for a variety of factors, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. The study, published i
Northwestern University
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Asia] Exposure to second-hand smoke down in India, but remains major concern, says survey

Exposure to second-hand smoke remains a major concern in India even though there has been a reduction in such exposure at home and public places since 2009-10, as per the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS 2), released here by the Health Ministry. Howev
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[UK] SUSTAINED EFFORTS TO ENSURE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE SMOKE FREE ARE REAPING REWARDS FOR PATIENTS, VISITORS AND STAFF

New research published today shows that the number of patients in mental health hospitals who smoke in the North East is falling thanks to a sustained approach by partner organisations. The evaluation report looks at the work undertaken to drive down sm
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:41
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[UK] AUDIO: 08/06/2018 Today Morning news and current affairs: Smoking Ban in Prisons

BBC Online
added Jun 8, 2018 13:40
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New Jersey Moves Toward Banning Smoking on Public Beaches

Advocates for smokefree beaches throughout New Jersey may soon be getting their way. On Thursday, the New Jersey legislature completed its approval process for a bill that would ban all smoking, including e-cigarettes and other vaping devices on all pub
OCNJDaily (Ocean City, NJ)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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[Massachusetts] Rockport bans smoking on beaches

The town of Rockport became the 72d community in Massachusetts to adopt a smoking ban on its public beaches, in addition to state-owned beaches and 15 towns in the National Seashore on Cape Cod. At a May 22 meeting, the Board of Health adopted regulation
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[Asia, China] Association calls for tougher smoking control in Hangzhou

The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control called on Wednesday for the city legislature in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, to ban smoking in all indoor public places. The association made the appeal following a revised amendment to the tobacco control regu
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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