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we asked readers whether it was time for the Florida Legislature to ban smoking on Florida’s beaches. It would be up to the state lawmakers to bring down the ban hammer, because regulating smoking outdoors has been preempted by the legislature, meaning
The Westerville City Council agreed to ban smoking in the suburb’s public parks Monday night, joining Columbus and a growing number of surrounding cities. In recent years, more than a dozen central Ohio communities have eliminated smoking in parks or at
It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard… But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
different countries have different views on e-cigarettes and different rules and regulations. Giving up smoking is hard enough – you don’t want your vaping kit confiscated to set you back! Here are some things you need to know before you travel and vape:
Iowa is one of 25 states that have enacted smoke-free laws addressing secondhand smoke exposure in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Ten years ago, on July 1, 2008, the act was signed by then-Governor Chet Culver. On the act’s five-year anniversary, the
It is significant that a local government has introduced regulations stronger than the national legislation on an issue that concerns public health. Similar ordinances are reportedly being considered by some other governments, including in the city of Ch
On the 10-year anniversary of Iowa’s public smoking ban, fewer Iowans are smoking, smoking-related health care spending is down and businesses appear to have remained unscathed.
Both sides in the lawsuit filed last year between the Missoula City-County Board of Health and Calumet — the company that runs the Fools’ End Club — had asked District Court Judge Leslie Halligan to rule in their favor in the case. Attorneys for the cou
Former policeman Kuan Chong-hoi retired from the force last year, but he is still relying on his experience in keeping public order in his new role – as a tobacco control inspector ensuring people do not light up in no-smoking zones.
The head of Russia’s Liberal Democratic Party has called for rather radical measures to fight tobacco addiction that include a complete ban on public demonstrations of smoking, including statues and monuments. Vladimir Zhirinovsky issued this comment aft