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[UK] New laws on vaping and smoking are now in force: What you need to know

The new Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 came into force on Saturday, May 20, and introduces a number of rules about the sale of e-cigarettes and e-liquids Ahead of the changes to the law, the Plymouth Herald spoke to the local Trading Stan
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 15:51

[UK] This man had lung cancer and took on a shopping centre over people STILL flouting 2007 smoking ban

Dave Webb, 59, told Royal Victoria Place shopping centre the 'no smoking' signs were "totally ignored" at cafe Naked Coffee in Ely Court. He also told centre staff there was an "unofficial smoking area" used by shoppers and workers just outside the cent
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:31

[Pennsylvania] First test for new indoor smoking ban is delayed in Pa. House

A new bill to end most exceptions to Pennsylvania's 10-year-old indoor smoking ban saw its first test vote delayed Tuesday. Sponsor Matt Baker, a Republican from Bradford County, said he is making some refinements to the bill that he hopes will broaden
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32

[Michigan] LGBTQ Community Centers Promote Smoke-Free Prides

centers across Michigan are banding together to tackle the number one killer attacking the community...tobacco...the LGBTQ community can lend its voice to promote, protect and preserve our planet by promoting a smoke-free ordinance at Pride events through
Pride Source Media Group (Livonia, MI)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:14

[Canada] Strathroy businesses organization looking to create smoke-free areas within its district

Diezyn and other Strathroy business owners are calling on the municipality to amend its smoking bylaws to make it illegal for people to smoke on the sidewalks in front of businesses belonging to the town’s Business Improvement Area (BIA).
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:12

[Asia-pacific] Submission of Bill against Passive Smoking in Japan to Be Deferred

The submission of a bill to strengthen measures to curb secondhand smoke in Japan is now likely to be deferred until after the current Diet session, as the health ministry and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party remain apart over restrictions on smoking i
Jiji Press (jp)
added Jun 7, 2017 18:15

[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

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

[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

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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