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[New Jersey] Bill to Ban Smoking on N.J. Beaches Resurfaces

Free from the threat posed by former Gov. Chris Christie’s veto pen, a bill to prohibit smoking on public beaches throughout New Jersey has re-emerged. The new bill, sponsored this time by state Senate President Steven Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Vin Gop
Shorebeat
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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New Jersey may ban smoking on all public beaches

A statewide ban would protect beach-goers from second-hand smoke and stem the tide of cigarette butts that are left on the beaches every year, said Senate Environment Committee Chairman Bob Smith. “Not only do you have a nice beach for you and your kids
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added May 11, 2018 20:27
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[New Jersey, New York] Committee advances bill to ban smoking on all NJ beaches

A state Senate committee approved the “New Jersey Smoke Free Air Act,” which would ban smoking at all of the state’s public beaches. “We don’t want our beautiful beaches to be used as ashtrays,” said state Sen. Steve Sweeney in a statement. “It’s a matt
News 12 (Yonkers, NY)
added May 11, 2018 20:19
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Locals react to proposed Ohio senate smoking bill

A new study out on smoking has drawn attention to something known as third-hand smoke... A proposal in the Ohio Senate could deter even the most consistent smokers if they spark up in a vehicle with a child six years old or younger. Senate Bill 106 would
WTOV TV9 (Steubenville, OH)
added May 11, 2018 06:10
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Can China Really Stop 350 Million Smokers?

National Health and Family Planning Commission announced last week that China – the world’ largest producer and consumer of tobacco and home to nearly a third of the world’s smokers – was planning to ban smoking in public places nationwide by year’s end.
NBC News
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[New York] Anna Wintour admits she 'hopes' this is not her last Met Gala as she reveals her favorite details of the night

For the 2018 gala, the Met reportedly took steps to prevent a repeat, posting 'No Smoking' signs and having guards patrolling for rule-breakers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Asia, China] Allowing indoor smoking areas is pragmatic tobacco control measure

HANGZHOU, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has given a green light to setting up indoor smoking areas in public places in a draft of its newly revised smoking control regulation. Beijing News comments: China has about 350 million smokers, 30 p
China Daily (cn)
added May 11, 2018 02:51
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[Singapore] Video of girl in school uniform smoking under void deck goes viral

A video of a girl in school uniform smoking while sitting at a bench at a void deck has been going viral online, with nearly 50,000 views since it was uploaded to Facebook this morning. In the video captured by an unknown individual sitting close by her
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 11, 2018 02:11
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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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New Jersey Lawmakers Try (Again) to Ban Smoking on the Beach

now that Phil Murphy is in the governor’s office instead of Chris Christie. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Sen. Bob Smith introduced a bill (S2534) on Thursday that would prohibit smoking on all county and municipal beaches. The bill advanced from th
New York Observer
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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