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MPAA says ban on smoking in movies infringes free speech

A new legal complaint has been brought against the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), and the court’s decision may determine whether the mere presence of tobacco products in a film constitutes an automatic R rating. 303 more words


Smokers around hospitals have to butt out by 2018

It’s getting more and more difficult to smoke outdoors near a hospital.

By August, Windsor Regional Hospital will be down to one designated smoking area at each site and by 2018 there will be no more smoking allowed on hospital grounds across the province thanks to the changes to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. 639 more words

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Tobacco To Be Banned On Michigan State University Campus

EAST LANSING (AP) – A campus-wide ban on all tobacco products goes into effect at Michigan State University next month. The ban includes all tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewable tobacco, vaporizers, E-cigarettes and hookahs. 112 more words


Johnson & Wales University Bans Smoking On Campus

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Johnson & Wales University now has a smoke-free campus.

The ban began Friday on smoking, along with the use of chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes. 122 more words


Creve Coeur considering outdoor smoking ban near restaurants

CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI) – The City of Creve Coeur is considering a ban against smoking at outdoor dining areas. A vote could come Monday night as city officials look at what it means for local businesses. 154 more words


Upcoming Smoking Ban sparks Confusion among Smokers

By Melinda Czifrak

Dominican’s entire campus is going smoke-free Aug. 15, but student smokers have been left in the dark about the change.

“If the school is hoping to decrease the number of smokers at Dominican, they still have a long way to go,” said Molly Burns, one of the student smokers on campus. 217 more words

Creve Coeur Considers Ban On All Outdoor Smoking

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (KMOX) – Creve Coeur could soon join O’Fallon, Missouri as the only St. Louis-area communities to completely ban smoking at outdoor eateries. 403 more words