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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

There are reports that more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmakers oppose the health ministry’s plans in deference to the interest of the tobacco business or related industries.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:43
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[Asia, China] Shanghai to ban smoking in all indoor venues

The new amendment closes loopholes in local smoking control regulations that went into effect seven years ago that still allow smoking in designated indoor areas such as hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues, airports and port stations. The latest v
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:40
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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia mulls public smoking ban

if Parliament adopts the bill, the legislation will not immediately come into force. The bill envisions a preparatory period, allowing bars, cafes, restaurants, casinos, clubs, and others to allocate special smoking areas until 1 January 2018. These secti
OC Media
added Feb 25, 2017 15:22
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[New Hampshire] State lawmaker proposes rolling back smoking bans

would let business owners decide whether people can smoke indoors...The legislation would apply to privately run grocery stores, restaurants, and cocktail lounges, along with transportation, such as taxis, buses and boats. The sponsor of House Bill 279,
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:13
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[Asia] LETTER: ‘Big Tobacco’ is at it again in Japan

But “Big Tobacco” uses the same playbook everywhere — it hides in the shadows and lets more respected players serve as its advocate. JT and its industry friends are surely the real players on this stage — they’re just staying out of sight, again.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:42
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[Georgia] Plans to make Columbus a smoke-free city make some businesses nervous

Breathe Easy Columbus Coalition asked councilors to make Columbus a smoke-free city...some business people say the situation is just making them nervous. Travis Bryan, general manager of the 18th Amendment Cigar Shop, said a smoking ban would have a deva
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Feb 24, 2017 17:42
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoke-free Kuching by 2018

Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) will fully enforce the smoke-free ruling at all eateries in its jurisdiction beginning January next year. Its mayor Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai said DBKU, in collaboration with the state Health Department, would go
The Star (my)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:55
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New Hampshire Cigar Tax Defeated & Cigar Bar Redefined

According to a member of the Cigar Association of New Hampshire the bill that proposed the addition of a 65% tax on premium cigars has been defeated by more than a 3-1 margin with many politicians from both sides of the aisle voting against the increase.
The Cigar Authority
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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[Asia, Uae] A Dubai cafe was shut down for serving shisha illegally

Dubai Municipality announced on Sunday that it shut down one establishment and issued fines to 74 others for providing smoking facilities in amusement and entertainment areas. Redha Salman, Director of Health and Safety Department of Dubai Municipali
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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[Virginia] Richlands approves smoking ban

town council approved a public smoking ordinance that regulates the use of tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers in the town limits. The law prohibits smoking in retail and service establishments, indoor service lines, public buildings, places of entertain
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 18, 2017 01:01
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