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[New York] NY indoor smoking ban has changed much in 10 years

Business returned quickly, but most operators didn't get the bump in business that anti-smokers predicted. ... "People lost their jobs and lost their businesses," said association Executive Director Scott Wexler. "But in the long term, it did not have th
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2013 03:20

Capitol Alert: California Senate votes to regulate e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes would be subject to the same prohibitions as regular cigarettes under a bill passed Friday by the Senate. Perhaps you've had this experience: you're sitting in a bar and you see what appears to be someone smoking a cigarette, blata
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 24, 2013 18:33

Banning public smoking in Kosovo is still a challenge

Kosovo's parliament is suggesting a complete ban on smoking in closed public places, after a 2010 ban to prohibit smoking in 70 percent of public venues was disregarded by many.
Southeast European Times
added Dec 3, 2012 11:46

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

[Korea - South] Smoking will be prohibited at all restaurants from 2015

- Advance notice of the legislation of the amended enforcement regulation of the National Health Promotion Act - - Expansion of non-smoking areas and stronger warning signs on tobacco packages, etc. -
South Korea Ministry of Health and Welfare (kr)
added Jul 1, 2012 08:53

[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

[Texas] Coffee & Cigarettes? Not at Starbucks, Even E-Cigarettes Banned

If you've ever passed by the Smoke Smart kiosk at La Palmera Mall, you may think you see cigarette smoke, but it's actually vaporized nitrogen. They sell E-cigarettes, and at more than $100 a piece, they're selling a lot of them. "We're selling 5-6 a da
KRIS Channel 6 (Corpus Christi, TX)
added Aug 15, 2013 10:29

[New York] Fourteen Smoke-Friendly Joints Still Blow Smoke In Bloomberg's Face: Gothamist

Manhattan has the highest number of smoke-friendly hangouts (8) but most of them are obnoxious cigar bars or that place in SoHo that sells $40 packs of cigarettes.
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jul 14, 2013 22:50

[Colorado] Ten years after the smoke cleared

Carl Covi, 62, looked around inside his Broadway Tavern, 127 Broadway Ave., recently and said he is glad the smoking ban took root. Yes, it cost him money. "That first year, it definitely hurt because customers were going off to private clubs, like
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added May 20, 2013 09:43

[New Jersey] GIANFICARO: Fuming over smoking ban

After my column last week saluting New Jersey towns that have or are considering banning smoking in municipal parks and other public places outdoors, you’d have sworn I advocated banning free religion and pepperoni pizza.
added Mar 28, 2013 13:43
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