All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘smoking ban’

L.A. E-Cigarette Ban Approved By City Council

The L.A. City Council unanimously voted in favor of banning the use of e-cigarettes in zones where smoking tobaccos is prohibited. The policy was first discussed by the council last December in order to change the city code to include e-cigarettes in the category of “smoking.” This means that “vaping,” as e-cigarette users call it, will be banned from areas …

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New York City’s Smoking Ban to Include e-cigarettes

Since 2002, New York City has banned smoking in bars, restaurants, places of employment, government buildings, parks, and other public places. Now, over a decade after that law was enacted, the NYC Council has decided to add e-cigarettes to the ban. In a 43-8 vote the city approved the measure to ban electronic cigarettes from all public buildings – and …

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Smoking Could be Banned in UK Prisons

A smoking ban has been proposed for prisons in the U.K., and several prisons in the U.K. will participate in a pilot program to see how inmates respond to such a ban. The U.K. Ministry of Justice announced the program on Friday that will ban smoking and all other tobacco products from selected jails. The proposal comes after non-smokers have …

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Majority Supports Banning Smoking in Vehicles Kids are in

In many places across the U.S., cigarette smokers are relegated to the outdoors and their own property. A new public health movement, however, is now looking to protect children from second hand smoke in cars. A new poll conducted by the University of Michigan Health System has shown that 82% of American adults support a ban on smoking in vehicles …

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Starbucks Bans Smoking Outside Of Its Stores Across The Country

Do you like smoking outside of Starbucks after grabbing a coffee and pastry? Sorry to say, you can’t do that anymore. Starbucks introduced a new policy on Saturday that bans smoking within 25 feet of its stores. It’s a country-wide policy so those looking to smoke will have to do it elsewhere now. According to Tulsa, Oregon-based KJRH News, the …

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