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Dublin bans new tobacco stores near schools, parks

December 5th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags: ,

Enacting one of the East Bay’s strictest tobaccos, City Council gave the final approval. On Tuesday, the new tobacco rules seller from opening near schools and parks or day care center.
The council that hopes the new rules will deter youngsters from taking up smoking, also smoking was banned in public parks, and sets up city licensing system for 25-30 tobacco retailers in the city. The businesses will be required to pay fees for fund decoy visits to stores to check for illegal minor’s sales. Read more

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Ranchi tobacco ban goes up in smoke

November 2nd, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags:

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The toll-free number 1800110456 started by the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP), in 2008-09 has received only one complaint till date. Lack of awareness among people about cigarettes and tobacco products (prohibition of advertisement and regulation of trade and commerce, production, supply and distribution) COTPA 2003, its violation and penalties is one of the main reasons behind it.
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Smoking ban in New London parks knocked down in committee

August 7th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags:

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You can still smoke in the city’s parks, beaches and other recreational areas.
A draft ordinance that would ban tobacco on any city recreational property or within 30 feet of the entrances and exits of city owned buildings failed to move to the City Council for a vote during Monday’s Public Welfare Committee meeting, but Chairwoman Marie Friess-McSparran said she would revisit the ordinance at a future committee meeting. Ream more »

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Americans who quit smoking cigarettes now moving on to cigars as they try to cut back on tobacco

August 3rd, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags:

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While more Americans than ever before are quitting their cigarette habit, they aren’t kicking tobacco out of their systems entirely.
A growing number are turning to large cigars and pipes instead of the slimmer counterparts, suggesting that initial results that suggested people were cutting back on smoking altogether were less substantial than initially predicted. Ream more »

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Tobacco ban or not, smokers will find a way

August 2nd, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags:

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This fall, nicotine addicts like myself will have an additional monkey on their backs as we get back into the swing of school.

A tobacco ban is officially in full effect. It applies to the entire campus — which is probably quite a bit bigger than you think — and all buildings and lands owned or leased by the university, including vehicles. Look at the campus map on oZONE, everything tinted tan on the map is OU property.
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Passaic smoking ban a healthy choice

July 20th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags:

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AT LAST, a fine we can get behind from the city of Passaic. The City Council wisely passed an ordinance this week forbidding smoking in any city-owned buildings, in any city parks and at any recreational facilities. Violators will face steep penalties, ranging from $250 for the first offense to $1,000 for the third and subsequent offenses, Staff Writer Richard Cowen reports.
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Pastor wants tobacco ban lifted in prisons

June 26th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags:

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Lifting the tobacco ban in West Virginia’s correctional facilities would save the state “hundreds of thousands of dollars” and prevent officers from selling contraband to inmates, a pastor told a legislative panel Monday.

Mike House, pastor of Ambassador Baptist Church in Elkins, also called on the Legislative Oversight Committee on Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority to consider faith-based dorms to help convicts transition back into society.
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SUNY trying to quit smoking

June 20th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags:

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For those who have attended a SUNY school, it’s difficult to imagine a campus building without dozens of harried students standing outside, breathing down a quick cigarette between classes, collectively creating a barrier of smoke between the building and all those who wish to enter.
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State may nudge public colleges to ban tobacco

June 11th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco ban Tags:

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A possible campuswide ban on tobacco products at the state’s public colleges and universities would force serious consideration because more than a quarter of adults aged 18-24 are smokers, area college officials said.
James Tuschman, chairman of the Ohio Board of Regents, told The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer that he plans to introduce a resolution later this month asking the state’s public schools to ban tobacco, an effort driven in part by the chief executive of the Cleveland Clinic. Ream more »

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