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Local Governments to Consider Smoke-Free Laws

The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living plans to introduce a smoke-free law in Monroe and West Monroe. If Ouachita Parish Police Jury apprived it, smoking will be prohibited in bingo halls and bars where smoking is permitted today. The proposed initiative will be presented to the West Monroe Board of Aldermen and Monroe City Council on September 10. It will … Continue reading Continue reading

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UCSF to Go Completely Smoke-Free

The University of California, San Francisco is a health sciences university and health care institution recognized in the USA as best one. It will introduce a tobacco-free policy starting from September 3. Thus the University will demand from students, professors,  patients, trainees, contractors and volunteers to be tobacco-free. Usage of tobacco products will be prohibited on any University property including … Continue reading

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2014 Games in Glasgow Will be Smoke-Free Zone

Chiefs from Commonwealth Games said that the event which takes place the next year will be smoke-free. Smoking cigarettes and sale of tobacco products will be prohibited across all venues and areas surrounding them. There will placed big screens and other signs with  messages which will remind everyone of smoke-free restrictions. Glasgow 2014 has worked together with the Scottish Government … Continue reading

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Old Havana restaurants slowly go smoke-free

It’s a quintessentially Cuban experience: Capping off a meal with a snifter of rum and an aromatic cigar. This Caribbean nation is renowned around the world for its pungent Cohibas, Montecristos and Romeo y Julietas, but on the island, stogie-lovers are increasingly being told to take it outside. A number of state-owned restaurants in Havana’s picturesque colonial quarter have quietly … Continue reading

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Costa Rica tries to go smoke-free

Felipe Sanchez and Maria Aleman share a pack of cigarettes and talk over a couple bottles of beer early one evening at the Bahamas Bar. Their tobacco smoke lingers out of the bar, passing by the bartender, who lights his own cigarette, and wafts right by the bouncer who fiddles with a lighter in his hand. Some 14.2 percent of … Continue reading

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Savannah celebrates one year of being smoke free

Savannah has been smoke free for one year. When the New Year turned to 2011, people were no longer able to smoke inside businesses or within 10 feet from the entrance outside. The law also eliminated outdoor smoking seating for restaurants, unless the outside seating is at least 50 percent of the indoor seating. It is the same for private … 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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