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No Smoking at Workplaces in Alaska

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is very glad that 2014 Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp managed to adopt a statewide smoke-free law which prohibits smoking at workplaces in order to protect Alaska Native people from secondhand smoke effects. The smoke law was initially proposed by Petersburg’s ANS President Brenda Louise. On October 11, the law was passed … Continue reading Continue reading

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2014 Tour de France to be Smoke-Free

On July 5 in Leeds, England, starts Tour de France and the organizers call on visitors to protect, respect and enjoy the environment on the most important sporting event for cyclists. No smoking will be permitted. There are expected thousands of spectators to enjoy the event along the section of B6138 and the A58 next to Blackstone Edge Reservoir during … Continue reading

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Moscow marks No-Smoking Day

As part of international anti-smoking campaign, Moscow authorities wage war against ashtrays in restaurants and send superheroes to give lectures on tobacco’s killing effects. Eager to take part in No-Smoking Day celebrations, 27 restaurants in Moscow have strictly banned smoking on their premises, removing ashtrays from the tables and cigarettes from the menu. While the ban on smoking in public … Continue reading

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Buffalo hospitals ban smokers but don’t enforce

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – When it comes to smoking, local hospitals having been putting up signs telling everyone to light-up off the property. But are they following through? It was almost three years ago when Sisters Hospital officials announced the campus was going 100 percent smoke-free. Back in November of 2008, CEO Peter Bergmann announced, “It’s our responsibility to provide … Continue reading

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UEFA bans smoking at Euro 2012

Smoking will be banned at the Euro 2012 football championships in Poland and Ukraine, the sport’s governing body in Europe said. UEFA said was enforcing “a complete smoking ban ban on the use, sale of promotion of tobacco” at all stadiums involved in next summer’s tournament. Poland and especially Ukraine have notoriously high smoking prevalence rates, but both have taken … Continue reading

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Cigarette Ads Kicked Out of 26th SEA Games 2011

Jakarta Environmental Management (BPLHD) asked Inasoc, as SEA Games management to exclude cigarette advertisement in SEA Games XXVI, especially in Jakarta. Therefore, Jakarta BPLHD has sent a letter to Inasoc regarding the request. Moreover, similar rule was also applied in previous SEA Games event. As we know, this year SEA Games will be held in two cities, Jakarta and Palembang, … Continue reading

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Tyra Banks: "America's Next Top Model is smoke-free"

The program is watched by high numbers of preteen and adolescent girls. Regular exposure to smoking on television and in movies increases a child’s risk for trying cigarettes and becoming a smoker, studies show. Ms. Banks, along with co-executive producer Ken Mok, had assured through a spokesman that they were concerned about the impact the smoking models could have on … Continue reading

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No Smoking Day and British Heart Foundation to merge

No Smoking Day is to merge with the British Heart Foundation in March next year in an effort to secure its future following a 50 per cent reduction in its funding due to government cuts. No Smoking Day has existed for 28 years. It offers support to thousands of local organisations such as GP surgeries and schools to arrange stop-smoking … Continue reading

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Barcelona ratifies Qatar shirt deal, bans smoking

BARCELONA, Spain (AP)—Barcelona’s club members ratified the $230 million, five-year shirt sponsorship deal with the Qatar Foundation and voted to ban smoking at Camp Nou. The team shirt began bearing the Qatar Foundation logo this season, but the club’s general assembly needed to approve the agreement. The decision to sell advertising space on its jersey for the first time in … Continue reading

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Five films that children might be banned from viewing if smoking attracted an 18 certificate

The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003) Gandalf the wizard has a huge fondness for smoking tobacco through a pipe in Peter Jackson’s fantasy trilogy based on the novels by JRR Tolkien (himself a keen smoker). Hobbits Pippin and Merry also enjoy a puff of the Shire’s finest pipe-weed. 101 Dalmations (1996) Glenn Close’s Cruella DeVille (via a sleek 20s-style … Continue reading

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