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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry unveils watered-down anti-passive smoking bill

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry on Jan. 30 unveiled a watered-down version of a draft bill aimed at restricting secondhand smoking. The government plans to submit the bill to revise the Health Promotion Act to restrict the smoking of cigarettes,
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jan 31, 2018 03:54
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Inside the UK's first 'legal' Cannabis club: Founder charges £35-a-year for people to smoke drugs and play pool in a scheme BACKED by police

Michael Fisher set up Teesside Cannabis Club four years ago, and says 'the world is a very different place' since then. The 'legal' club is based in Durham Constabulary's policing area - one of five forces in Britain which no longer actively pursues cann
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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[Indiana] Council OK’s changes to smoking law

Changes to Seymour’s smoking ordinance may not be perfect, but they are “something that everyone can live with,”...The new restrictions ban smoking from gatherings of 50 or more people on public property such as streets... still permitted in bars and priv
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Jan 12, 2018 13:55
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[New Jersey] BUTTERFLIES, BOOZE, BUT NOT BACTERIA — WHAT NJ’S LAST-MINUTE LAWS COVER

A-3975/S-3361 permits smoking in certain facilities for medical or health-related scientific research. It is now legal to smoke indoors in New Jersey, but only for scientific purposes. The new law carves out a pocket in the strict “no smoking” state pol
NJ Spotlight
added Jan 9, 2018 22:07
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[Canada] Decade after workplace smoking ban, advocates concerned over loopholes, pot legalization

“The hazards associated with second-hand cannabis are similar to those with second-hand smoke,” said public health physician Dr. Brent Friesen, who served as Calgary’s chief medical officer of health from 1999 to 2008. “Burning cannabis, smoking cannabis
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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Who’s Smoking at Your Facility?

NIOSH researchers examined 3 years of data (2014–2016) from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Among the148 million working adults: 15.4% used cigarettes. 5.8% used other combustible tobacco (such as cigars and hookahs). 3% used smokeless toba
BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Dec 22, 2017 20:41
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[Canada] The availability of smoking-permitted accommodations from Airbnb in 12 Canadian cities [FREE FULL TEXT]

Across Canada, there is a wide range of smoking-permitted accommodations available through Airbnb. In some markets, smoking-permitted accommodation may be significantly less expensive than smoke-free options. As hotel chains increasingly go smoke-free, it
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:58
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[Missouri] A smoking ban in St. Charles County and end of exemptions in St. Louis County? Voters may decide

Health groups have launched an initiative petition drive to put a strict countywide indoor smoking ban before St. Charles County voters in the Nov. 6 election . Meanwhile, anti-smoking activists also may mount a petition campaign to get a public vote th
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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New Survey Shows Youth Cigarette Smoking Continues to Fall, But Raises Fresh Concerns about E-Cigarettes and Cigars

These findings underscore the need to prevent youth use of all tobacco products and stop a new generation of products from undermining the great strides our nation has made. The Food and Drug Administration should fully implement its new rule for e-cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 20:03
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[UK] CULVERHOUSE: Why your office needs to support e-cigarette users

For the first time since I became part of the vaping community in 2013... Why not allow vapers to use their e-cigarettes within the office? Or at least create a smoke-free area in which to vape should be compulsory for businesses nationwide. If we really
Talk Business (uk)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:28
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