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[Ireland] 278 convictions over smoking ban breaches since 2004

The HSE said in recent years the majority of convictions relate to offences in smoking areas of licenced premises. Details of convictions for offences between April and September of this year have been published today.
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Nov 21, 2014 11:59

[Ireland] Major problems with smoking area compliance

While convictions for allowing smoking in the workplace have dropped, the main problem areas are designated smoking areas in pubs and clubs, according to a HSE report out yesterday. Over the six-month period April-September 2014, there were eight court
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:20

[Asia, China] SCWARTLANDER: Time to bring ‘APEC blue’ indoors with entirely smoke-free environments

after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum remained satisfactory... Despite the improved air quality outside, many places inside the city presented another harmful air issue. Smoking in enclosed public spaces is permitted at restaurants, hot
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:45


It’s totalitarianism from the health police. If secondhand smoke were dangerous enough to threaten non-smokers, the control freaks would have a point, but it isn’t. It barely has any detectable health effect at all.
added Nov 19, 2014 12:27

[California] Last coastal city holdout may reconsider smoking ban

Oceanside is expected to re-evaluate in December its decision not to ban restaurant patio smoking. City Council considered a no-smoking ordinance in June 2013, but the item did not receive a motion for a vote. Oceanside is the only North County coastal c
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:17

[Alabama] City council members hear pros, cons of smoking ban

The subcommittee took no votes on the ordinance, and city council members made it clear to both sides that the text of the measure would change. Councilman C.C. Calhoun, the sponsor of the ordinance, said after the meeting that changes would include allo
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Nov 18, 2014 10:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] Smoke and mirrors: Shisha cafés thrive despite ban

despite repeated attempts by the Karachi administration to run them out of business. Now, the shisha is a popular choice at hangout spots all over the city, including tea shops, gaming zones and restaurants. These cafes don’t just offer shisha,” said Kash
Express Tribune (pk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:34

[Kentucky] Lexington council approves immediate ban on e-cigarettes in bars, restaurants and most other workplaces

Lexington on Thursday became the eighth Kentucky community to add electronic cigarettes to a ban on smoking in most indoor work spaces. The Urban County Council unanimously approved an ordinance that bans e-cigarettes from bars, restaurants and most oth
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 16, 2014 22:23

[Louisiana] VIDEO: Proposal to ban smoking in N.O. bars ignites citywide debate

In a move that’s expected to set off a major debate, Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell plans to introduce legislation this week that would prohibit smoking in local barrooms and casinos — a step toward better health that scores of U.S. cities have taken in r
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Nov 16, 2014 18:23

[Louisiana] Smoke-free event begins in New Orleans, angering some after proposed ordinance announced

"Smoke-Free Week 2.0" kicked off Wednesday. According to organizers, the event is a health initiative designed to raise awareness of the risks of secondhand smoke exposure in the workplace. It's an effort that some support, while others have voiced thei
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Nov 12, 2014 21:02
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