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Lights Out? Part Deux: Smokers Rights' Group Stews Over Postponement of Smoking Ban Vote

When last we visited the Vaux condominium building, at 372 Central Park West, residents were readying for a meeting at which the Coalition for a Smoke Free City and the Department of Public Health would present on the costs and benefits of smoking inside residential buildings. 756 more words

St. Joseph Passes Smoking Ban

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - St. Joseph voters have passed an indoor smoking ban.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports that unofficial results from Tuesday’s election show the ban passed by more than 800 votes. 163 more words

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Proposed ordinance for an e-cigarette ban on city buses

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Smokers were never allowed to light up on a city bus in Kansas City. Now an ordinance will extend that ban to e-cigarettes. 206 more words

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Parochial thinking

THE reports a study from University of Edinburgh that a ban on smoking in public places cuts premature births by 10%, and reduces hospitalisations for asthma in children. 269 more words

Society

Clouds to Vegas

I recently visited Las Vegas for a conference and left unimpressed. We stayed at Treasure Island and found that as soon as I walked into the lobby my face was hit with cigarette smoke. 273 more words

My Life After May 14th

Monash University smoking ban sparks controversy

Following in the footsteps of all Victorian Universities, Monash University is en route to become the smoke-free campuses.

Monash implements a two-stage approach, 405 more words

Smoking ban misses the point!

As a pathologist who diagnosis tissue biopsies, I see the ill effects of smoking on a daily basis. There is no doubt in mind and in the scientific literature that second hand smoke deleteriously affects the health of those exposed to it. 329 more words