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[UK] Ex-pub landlord who is the only person to be jailed over smoking ban which began 10 years ago today reveals he's finally stubbed out the cigarettes

Nick Hogan, 50, held a 'mass light-up' at the Swan and Barristers pub in Bolton on the day the anti-smoking legislation came into force on July 1, 2007 He was jailed for six months but served 11 days thanks to a fundraising campaign
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 19:53
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[Indiana] Clean-air ordinance celebrates five-year anniversary

The change was highly publicized and hotly contested, but some in Terre Haute have seen positives appear through the lifted haze. Boo Lloyd, longtime restaurateur and owner of the Corner Grind, chose to make her businesses smoke free years before it bec
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] LETTERS: Friday, June 30, 2017

The Yorkshire Evening Post used the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban to ask readers if they thought smoking should be banned outdoors. Here’s what you told us: Barbara Bell I don’t smoke – I gave up the cigs decades ago but what harm are they doing to
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:19
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[North Carolina] O'Connor: Smoking no longer a luxury

A number of factors are working against tobacco today. Higher taxes mean higher retail prices. Smoking is banned in workplaces, on some public streets and in most facilities, even outdoor stadiums. Health education programs have brought home the anti-tob
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jun 30, 2017 15:47
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[Canada] Toronto hookah ban upheld by appeal court

The City of Toronto’s ban on hookah lounges has survived a challenge at Ontario’s top court, paving the way for costly penalties against businesses still offering the water pipes. A three-judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower cour
Metro (ca)
added Jun 13, 2017 23:53
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Electronic cigarette use in restaurants and workplaces where combustible tobacco smoking is not allowed: an Internet survey in Japan

Among adult Japanese e-cigarette ever-users, approximately 26%–29% had ever used and 16%–19% had frequently used e-cigarettes in restaurants and/or workplaces where combustible tobacco smoking is not allowed. Policy-makers may need to establish explicit r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2017 23:16
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Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement disco
Armenian Weekly
added May 31, 2017 18:57
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[Canada] Smoking bylaw change 'long overdue', says Saskatchewan Lung Association

Following city council’s vote to approve the expanded smoking bylaw, which will ban smoking and vaping on restaurant and bar patios and in all city-owned public spaces, Jennifer May with the Saskatchewan Lung Association was all smiles.
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added May 30, 2017 23:32
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[Asia, India] Govt bans hookahs in hotels, airports

The government has decided to ban the sale and use of hookahs in hotels, restaurants and even airports while smoking is otherwise legally permitted. According to an official notification of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on May 23, the go
Millennium Post (in)
added May 26, 2017 01:19
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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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