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[UK-Wales] AMs have passed a new law which means it will be illegal to smoke in school and hospital grounds

Assembly Members have voted to pass the a landmark new law aimed at improving and protecting the nation's health. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was passed in the Senedd on Tuesday and will bring in wide-ranging changes, including making it illegal to s
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 17, 2017 16:04
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Inequities in coverage of smokefree space policies within the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

Disparities in smokefree space policies have potential to exacerbate existing health inequities. A national increase in smokefree policies to protect children in playgrounds and schools is a crucial intervention to reduce such inequities.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:39
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[UK-Wales] Welsh Assembly votes through ‘radical’ health and wellbeing bill

Welsh Assembly members have unanimously voted to introduce a raft of new measures... The Bill aims to protect young people’s health by banning smoking in school grounds, public playgrounds, and the outdoor areas of registered childcare settings, as well a
Press Association (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:38
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[New York] Seaway Valley Prevention Council hosting cigarette butt clean-up day May 20

The city’s parks and recreation department is partnering with the Seaway Valley Prevention Council to host a cigarette butt clean-up day at Kids Kingdom on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m.-noon.
North Country (NY) This Week
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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North Dakota lawmakers eliminate tobacco prevention agency

The head of North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy said eliminating the agency could undo several years of work that marked a rapid decrease in youth and adult smoking rates in the state. The agency, also known as BreatheND, is f
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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[Montana] New way to vape, new danger to teens

Teenage e-cigarette users have started using a new technique with electronic devices called “dripping.” Dripping refers to dropping e-liquid, which usually contains tobacco products and flavoring directly onto the heating element. A survey of more than a
Billings (MT) Gazette
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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[UK-Wales] Smoking now banned in school grounds after health bill sails through Senedd

NEW rules including banning smoking in playground and school grounds in Wales as well as tougher restrictions on tattooing and piercing have been given unanimous approval by AMs. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was nodded through in the Assembly this aft
South Wales Argus (uk)
added May 17, 2017 13:32
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[Massachusetts] Mass. legislators consider raising tobacco buying age to 21

Supporters—including public health advocates and doctors—are expected to appear at the State House this week to show their support for the bill, with a public hearing reportedly scheduled for Tuesday.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 16, 2017 14:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] CTC urges govt not to fall for tobacco industry’s misleading claims

The Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) has urged the government not to compromise the health of Pakistan’s youth by falling for the misleading claims of the tobacco industry, which is vigilantly lobbying to pressurise the government and is
The News (pk)
added May 16, 2017 14:01
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[Missouri] WHITE: Secondhand smoke’s hidden risks for kids

With the recent push to increase the tobacco tax in the state of Kansas by a dollar or more per pack of cigarettes, citizens should remember that this issue is not just about reducing the number of people who smoke and improving their health. It is also
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 16, 2017 13:52
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