ACT to ban smoking in cars with kids

The ACT Government is moving to ban people from smoking in cars when children are passengers. It will introduce legislation into the Legislative Assembly today that will allow police to issue a $250 on-the-spot...
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California Hookah Use on The Rise as Cigarette Smoking Decreases

Cigarette smoking in California has fallen sharply in recent years, but new research finds that hookah use is on the rise, especially among young adults. Between 2005 and 2008, the number of California...
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Smoking and minor sports don’t mix

The signs are displayed prominently around the stands at Brackinreid Park – no one has questioned them and there have been no problems. These signs read Kids Share This Air Tobacco-Free Zone. “We...
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SAHA to ban smoking in public housing

To the list of places where smokers no longer will be able to light up — government buildings, parks, restaurants and bars — public housing residents in San Antonio soon will add one more: their own...
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Smoking under fire

The crusade against second-hand smoke could get a boost in Metro Vancouver, with park officials poised to consider a blanket ban on smoking – and possibly even campfires – in all regional parks. The...
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Smoke houses push the fine line

The Westby City Council passed all its beer, liquor, wine, jukebox and cigarette licenses in June, but not without discussion as local law enforcement looks to the council for guidance as they deal with...
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Should smoking be banned in public?

Fewer than one-quarter of American adults are smokers, meaning they’ve had at least one cigarette in the last week. That number has been dropping for years. And while they may be a shrinking minority,...
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Smoking Ban Considered in San Marcos

A couple dozen people turned out for the City of San Marcos’ first open house meeting about a possible smoking ban ordinance in bars and restaurants Monday. The open house was held at the city’s...
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Movies companies snuff on-screen smoking

Three film companies have drastically reduced smoking in their movies aimed at children and teens, thanks in part to their policies to reduce on-screen tobacco use, a new study says. Over the past five...
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Wales car smoke child protection considered

The Welsh Government says it will consider legislation if people’s attitudes do not change in three years. Anti-smoking campaigners say an outright ban should be introduced now. But smokers’...
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