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High school students promote smoke-free parks

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – Rock Island is the only city in the metro Quad Cities to allow smoking in parks and some high school students want that to change. 388 more words


Group pushing State Fair to ban or limit smoking

HUTCHINSON, Kansas (AP) – The Kansas State Fair is being asked to consider banning smoking throughout the fair grounds.

A Reno County youth group called Communities That Care has twice discussed its research and ideas on a smoking ban with the state fair board, which will consider the request Tuesday. 77 more words


Whistler Blackcomb resort bans smoking on all properties

VANCOUVER – Whistler Blackcomb resort has banned smoking completely on all properties, starting May 31.

The policy prohibits smoking anywhere on Whistler Blackcomb property, including lift lines, chairlifts, gondolas, ski runs, hiking trails, valley base areas, parking lots, Whistler Mountain Bike Park trails and all Whistler Blackcomb bar and restaurant locations, including patios. 292 more words


Beijing Government Urges Citizens to Report Indoor Smokers

Beijing government officials announced on Sunday that city residents may report indoor smokers in public areas through the popular messaging app WeChat after the “strictest” smoking ban policy takes effect in June, the Global Times reported. 232 more words

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Spring Ads in Tobacco Land

We love getting our monthly Trinkets and Trash newsletter to keep up with the advertising from the tobacco industry which is always ready to exploit an event, and the April newsletter is no different. 585 more words


University of Kansas tobacco ban delayed a year

LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) – The University of Kansas will delay a campus wide ban on tobacco for a year, until July 2016.

Human Resources Director Ola Faucher said Thursday the plan was delayed to adjust the draft plan, increase support and spread awareness. 67 more words


Montreal bar and restaurant owner speaks out against Bill 44

MONTREAL —¬†Quebec’s plan to ban smoking on outdoor patios isn’t popular with at least one Montreal bar and restaurant owner.

READ MORE: Quebec tables bill targeting e-cigarettes, smoking on patios… 155 more words