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[Africa] Stubbing it out: Ethiopia implements smoking ban

The town of Mekelle is bucking the trend in Africa where tobacco use is increasing driven by companies that see a growing market on the continent amid a tightening of smoking laws elsewhere. Tobacco consumption in Africa -- excluding South Africa -- incr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:39
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes will cost more starting Monday; tax on e-cigs and vape will soon follow

Starting October 1st, a 40-percent wholesale tax will be imposed on vapor products in Pennsylvania. The owners of Vapor Café in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Kerry and Raymond Medina, say mom and pop shops may go out of business as a result. They don't wan
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:26
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[New York] Through the Haze at Carnegie Club Cocktail and Smoking Lounge, It Sounds Like Sinatra / SLIDE SHOW|11 Photos Cigars and Cocktails

can legally allow smoking because a certain percentage of its sales come from tobacco products. On an average night, the lounge sells around 200 cigars, ranging from $14 to $80 each, most of them coming from Honduras, the Dominican Republic or Jamaica. Fo
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2014 05:48
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New tobacco law ignites controversy in Chile

Business unions predict sales drop of more than US$480,000 per day for restaurants and bars, while many restaurant owners feel indifferent.
Santiago Times (cl)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:40
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National Restaurant Association

the tobacco industry often used groups such as the NRA to act as fronts for tobacco interests.[45] For instance, in 2000, Philip Morris sent a letter to the NRA regarding a program to create ventilated interiors instead of smoke-free restaurants. The lett
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Sep 6, 2013 12:14
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] More areas declared smoke free

Smoking in restaurants will be illegal as of 1st of July, and a thousand dollars fine will be carried if any one business breaches this. This comes as a new law under the tobacco control regulation 2012 where graphical warnings on cigarette packets will
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:58
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Rwanda smoking law to affect businesses

According to the new law, smokers will be among others prohibited from smoking in public areas like such as office buildings, court premises, factories, cinema halls, theatres, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, hotels and bars, among other places.
East African Business Week
added Oct 12, 2012 08:01
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[Pakistan] MNAs voice concern over increasing 'sheesha' smoking trend

The members of the National Assembly on Wednesday voiced concerns over increasing trend of ‘sheesha’ smoking in the federal capital saying that the five-star hotels are also providing the same illegal facility inside their premises.
The News (pk)
added Oct 11, 2012 07:17
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[UK] Derby Shisha bar fined for smoking ban breach

If they smoke outside, under shelters, the structures must be "substantially open". But on a visit to Riverside Cafe on City Road on March 7, environmental officers found nine lit shisha pipes inside an enclosed smoking shelter.
This is Derbyshire (Derby Evening Telegraph) (uk)
added Jul 20, 2012 12:11
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[Pakistan] Punjab govt bans shisha smoking

The government of Pakistan's most populous province of Punjab has imposed a ban on smoking 'shisha' in all restaurants, clubs, hotels and cafes in this eastern city for a month.
CNN-IBN (in)
added Jun 18, 2012 14:24
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