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California E-Cigarette Bill Would Restrict Use of Medical Marijuana Vaporizers

California NORML is urging the Assembly to reject SB 648 on the grounds that vaporizers offer a proven, beneficial “harm reduction” substitute for medical marijuana users by reducing exposure to harmful smoke toxins while at the same time posing no secon
The Daily Chronic
added Jul 20, 2013 13:31
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Alain Ducasse Is Going Alcohol-Free in Qatar

Ramsay to shut down his restaurant, the Maze, saying he would much rather see a ban on smoking than one on alcohol. Smoking in fine restaurants, and nearly anywhere else, is the norm in the Middle East, but no such luck for Idam, which is on the top leve
New York Times
added Jul 9, 2013 16:26
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French Researchers Recommend Stopping E-Cigarette Use in Public

Use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces such as restaurants should be forbidden, French researchers wrote in a government-commissioned report. Use of the devices, electronic tubes that simulate the effect of smoking by producing nicotine vapor, sh
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 28, 2013 13:27
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Greece Says Smoking Ban To Start

The newspaper Kathimerini said that the Health Ministry’s General Secretary, Christina Papanikolaou has issued a circular calling for the intensification of checks at schools, hospitals, restaurants, bars and nightclubs by inspectors in charge of the imp
Greek Reporter
added Feb 23, 2013 22:03
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[Cayman Islands] Smoking is still prohibited in public places in Cayman

Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kiran Kumar is reminding residents that smoking in public places is prohibited by the Tobacco Law 2008 and Regulations 2010.
Caymanian Compass (ky)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:44
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Atlanta Curbs Smoking, Part of Wave of Southern Bans

The South may still lead the nation in cigarette use, but the number of places where smokers are embraced with Southern hospitality is shrinking rapidly. More than 200 cities, large and small, across the Deep South have outlawed smoking in bars, restaura
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2012 05:42
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Stivers cites absurd reason for blocking statewide smoking ban

If Stivers is determined to block this long overdue public health protection — which, by the way, has bipartisan support in both chambers — he at least should come clean and explain his real reasons.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 13, 2015 15:04
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[Canada] Rural Alberta bar manager says provincial laws hurting business

May says the 2008 law banning smoking inside bars hurt, but says the more recent drinking-and-driving regulation...was the fatal blow.... says he’s started to talk to a lawyer, and is considering a class-action lawsuit against the province. He's asking ot
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2014 10:14
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[Russia] Moscow Hookahs Lose Buzz as Tobacco Ban Hits Pipe Smoking

Vasilchuk’s Chaikona No.1 outlets no longer offer tobacco-based versions of the devices, also known as shisha, narghile or hubbly bubbly. Visitors can instead puff on steam cocktails stuffed with nicotine-free fruit mixes.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 27, 2014 10:41
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Massachusetts imposes tough smoking ban

A statewide indoor smoking ban covering work places, bars and restaurants went into effect Monday throughout Massachusetts, and public health officials said they plan to aggressively pursue violators. Smokers face a $100 fine for each violation, and busin
NBC News
added Jun 11, 2014 18:11
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