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[Massachusetts] Northampton health board approves new smoking restrictions

City smokers have until June 1 before new regulations take effect that will curb where they will be able to light up and restrict cigar and other tobacco sales. And, no, electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigs,” are not exempt.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Mar 24, 2014 10:03
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State senator tells colleagues who smoke: Keep your butts off Nebraska Capitol's exterior

In response to recent complaints, Krist sent an email last week advising his legislative colleagues and their staffers to not snuff out cigars or cigarettes against the porous, exterior limestone walls of the State Capitol. "As you can imagine, this leav
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 25, 2015 19:14
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[Missouri] New CoxHealth policy: No smokers need apply

However, CoxHealth President and CEO Steve Edwards said he is contributing $15,000 of his own money to the newly-created Charlie Fund. It will dole out payments to current employees who quit and are nicotine-free a year later. The fund is named after Edwa
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Sep 28, 2013 15:36
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Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure. Seven years ago, Illinois enacted one of the strongest clean indoor air laws in the country. Il
De Kalb (IL) Midweek
added Jan 7, 2015 13:52
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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to be phased in from 2016 to reduce health risks for inmates and guards

Smoking in open prisons in England will be banned from October (2015), with four Welsh prisons (Usk/Prescoed, Swansea, Cardiff and Parc) following suit in January 2016 and four English prisons - Dartmoor, Channings Wood, Erlestoke and Exeter - enforcing a
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:18
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[Alabama] Madison County commissioners wary of Chairman Dale Strong's smoking ban, health fines for county employees

Health was hot topic during a two-hour work session where the Madison County Commission debated banning tobacco from workplaces and installing stiff fines for employees who skipped free health screenings.
AL.com
added Oct 24, 2013 23:44
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Tobacco Act: New Smoking Ban Now In Effect

“The Department of Health would like to inform the public that from 1 August, there is a ban on smoking, including e-cigarettes, both inside and anywhere outside certain government premises. “These premises include health care facilities, residential ca
Bernews
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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[Kansas] Commissioner says E-Cigs should be allowed in county buildings

Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Howell said the county anti smoking policy should be better defined to perhaps allow e-cigarettes for those trying to quit smoking.
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Sep 29, 2015 23:45
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[Canada] VIDEO: Debate on hiring smokers to work in healthcare

healthcare professionals held a debate over whether smokers should be hired to work in a healthcare setting. Dr. Andrew Pipe from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute was the moderator at the debate. Dr. Pipe said while this debate was being done as a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[Costa Rica] Anti-Tobacco Law Softened

The inflexible anti-tobacco law passed this year by the Legislative Assembly that flatly forbids smoking in the workplace has been made less punishing by decree of President Laura Chinchilla and Minister of Health Daisy Corrales.
Fijatevos.com (blog) (cr)
added Jul 28, 2012 10:38
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