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[Massachusetts] Extent of anti-smoking ban questioned as Board of Health postpones vote

But some local business owners said to forget about making smoking a thing of the past. Just eliminating smoking on patio areas – it is already banned inside restaurants – would hurt business for many. “We get a lot of people who come down here late at
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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[Asia-pacific] SHAFFER: Oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Protect Public Health

The American Cancer Society is urging Congress to support the TPP...But the rest of the TPP still treats tobacco like other products, including for requirements that have proven problematic for public health in the past such as regulatory coherence. Tarif
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2016 00:56
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[West Virginia] With Controversial Exemption Withdrawn, Tobacco Tax Hike Set for Thursday Senate Vote

but the 45 cent increase with the exemptions for smokeless products is what can be approved in the House of Delegates, according to the Majority Leader. “If you vote green you are voting for big tobacco. If you vote red you are voting for the health and
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added May 18, 2016 21:20
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban can accommodate exemptions

Reserving a 15 percent portion of a public space for smokers is not an unreasonable concession. Supporters of the ban point to the dangers of secondhand smoke, but those dangers are clearly minimal in the open air of a beach or a park; we’re not talking a
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added May 16, 2016 19:43
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[Missouri] St. Louis County drawing fire as indoor tobacco ban extension continues to go up in smoke

Anti-tobacco activists, their patience tested by a three-year wait, are calling on the council to act. The time has come, they say, for an amendment to the smoking ban that will bring the county into conformance with St. Louis. Indoor use of tobacco is
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 11, 2016 13:10
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[Pennsylvania] Restaurant can have hookah smoking

A Hazleton restaurant owner withdrew her request for a hearing before the city zoning board after the zoning officer said hookah smoking complies with a smoking exemption that the business secured from the state.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jan 25, 2016 17:36
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[Utah] New bill may snuff out smoking rooms at Salt Lake airport

Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, is sponsoring SB61, a bill that would ban smoking in the airport altogether by striking the terminal smoking lounge exception from the Utah Indoor Clean Air Act. What's more, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski support
Deseret News
added Jan 17, 2016 02:44
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D.C. mayor at risk of watching her marijuana policy go up in smoke

But less than a year later, a messy and public scramble on Tuesday by the mayor to keep intact — perhaps just for 90 days — a package of restrictions against public pot smoking showed something else. Bowser is no longer in full control of the issue, and,
Washington Post
added Jan 8, 2016 22:05
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[UK-Scotland] RAH: Paisley hospital e-cigs ban U-turn

Health chiefs have lifted a ban and will now let people smoke e-cigarettes at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said electronic smoking, known as ‘vaping,’ will be allowed in designated areas following a change in po
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:36
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[Canada] Ontario medical marijuana exemption under review just 1 day after it was announced

Ontario's Liberal government says it will re-examine its recent move to allow medical marijuana users to smoke and vape the drug anywhere in the province, just one day after announcing the change. "We've heard the concerns around this regulation, and we
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:41
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