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Thank You for Not Smoking

Guest post written by Bernadette Liparota, content writer.

In case you hadn’t heard, a smoking ban has been enforced across 13 Victorian prisons.

I suppose the government thought they’d pop up a few well-placed signs, the so very identifiable red-circle-slash sign signalling to all inmates, no mate, not here. 789 more words

Criminal Law

Dearborn Expected To Ban Smoking In Public Parks

DEARBORN (WWJ/AP) – The city of Dearborn is expected to post “no smoking” signs in its parks.

The Detroit Free Press reports the Detroit suburb could become one of about a dozen municipalities in the state to ban smoking in all public parks due to health concerns. 306 more words


Prison Riot Triggers Debate on Smoking Bans in Prisons

Tuesday’s riot at Melbourne’s Ravenhall remand centre has triggered debate about the smoking ban that has been implemented in Victorian Prisons.

The riot, allegedly over the ban on cigarettes and tobacco that was implemented on Wednesday, lasted for 15 hours and resulted in heavily-armed police storming the maximum security prison in order to quell the rioters. 422 more words

Health & Healthcare

Most complying with statewide smoking ban ahead of July 4th holiday

This year is the first Fourth of July in Hawaii with a statewide smoking ban.

A new law banning smoking and vaping at all Hawaii state parks went into effect. 314 more words


Marywood University: No Smoking...Anywhere

LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Starting tomorrow, a university in our area will have a stepped up tobacco policy, a first for college campuses in Lackawanna County. 363 more words


Dangers of Passive Smoking: Is it okay behind closed doors?

Passive smoking effects thousands of individuals in the UK. It has the ability to cause serious health issues for everyone but it has become particularly concerning when looking at its impact on the health of young children. 532 more words