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[Maryland] Smoking may soon be off the menu when dining outside in Rockville

Monday, the Rockville City Council is expected to eliminate that refuge by passing a ban on smoking or vaping in outdoor dining areas and bar patios. The suburban Maryland city of 66,000 would become the largest Washington-area locality to snuff out the
Washington Post
added May 22, 2017 12:08
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[Canada] Butt-out outdoors: Indoor smoking ban could extend to Winnipeg patios

Winnipeg was one of the first cities to hang a no smoking sign in all restaurants back in 2003, but is soon to be the very last to butt-out patio smoking. Coun. John Orlikow is among a few city councillors interested in extending smoking bans to patios, p
Metro (ca)
added May 21, 2017 19:55
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[Canada] Winnipeg poised to be last city to allow public patio smoking

In 2003, Winnipeg was one of the first Canadian cities to ban smoking inside restaurants. Since then, indoor smoking has been banned from public places in almost every Canadian urban centre, thanks to a combination of municipal and provincial legislation
CBC News (ca)
added May 21, 2017 19:54
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Patio smoking ban should be in place

People have a right to clean air. Even the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association said most of its members are on board with the proposed change. So let’s get it done.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 19, 2017 21:01
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[Canada] City's patio smokers may be told to butt out

While it’s clear second-hand smoke is carcinogenic and bad for your health, the councillor said he’d like to see more research and consultation before Winnipeg decides whether or not to update bylaws to ban smoking on patios. Anecdotally, Pagtakhan said
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added May 19, 2017 12:55
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines' Duterte gets tough on tobacco with ban on smoking in public

Duterte has signed an executive order banning smoking in public across the second-most populous country in Southeast Asia...covers both indoor and outdoor smoking, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said on Thursday. It also covers existing bans on t
Reuters
added May 18, 2017 16:09
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[Oregon] Bill on social cannabis gets makeover

SB 307 does away with a provision to create a license for temporary events, akin to tastings at a winery or brewery, for cannabis businesses. It also does away with a provision to allow indoor cannabis cafes, an exception to the state Indoor Clean Air Act
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added May 18, 2017 08:59
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[Canada] Butts out on patios? City considers expanding smoking ban to include restaurant patios

Coun. John Orlikow, chair of the city’s property and development committee, said councillors are working on a motion to study a smoking ban for restaurant patios. “We definitely should be talking about it,” Orlikow (River Heights-Fort Garry) said. An i
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 18, 2017 08:42
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[New York] Assembly passes indoor vaping restrictions

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal today announced the approval of a bill to establish a statewide ban on the use of electronic cigarettes both indoors and in some outdoor spaces in order to protect the public from the unwan
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 18, 2017 02:15
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Up in Smoke: Regulations on indoor smoking to be relaxed

Smokers are breathing a sigh of relief, while nonsmokers will be gasping for air now that a draft amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act has scrapped plans to ban smoking lounges in hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and cigar lounges, healt
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 17, 2017 16:05
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