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Looming Tobacco Crackdown Has Russian Smokers Fuming

It's lunchtime at a dingy cafe near Moscow's Belarussky train station and there are smokers at nearly every table. Even the no-smoking room is cloaked in thick tobacco haze as weary waitresses load up trays of beer and "chebureki," the meat-and-cheese pas
Radio Free Europe
added Feb 13, 2013 13:38
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[Wyoming] Casper City Council will reconsider smoking ban

After six months of council discussions, four-hour meetings and a failed referendum effort, the Casper City Council wants to reconsider the public smoking ban. In light of its reported effect on local bar and business owners, who in January reported los
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Feb 13, 2013 12:51
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[Missouri] Smoking Ban Opponents Organize

Opponents to a proposed city ordinance to ban smoking in restaurants and small bars met Tuesday night to criticize bans and plot strategy. Former City Council Member Mike Bozarth introduced Bob Meeks, Co-founder of the United Freedom Coalition, a group f
Saint Joseph (MO) Telegraph
added Feb 2, 2013 18:13
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Smokers react to Minnesota's poor smoking rates

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control shows 19 percent of adults in the state are smokers, putting Minnesota's smoking rates as No. 11 best in the nation. In 2009, the state ranked No. 7. Earlier this month, Minnesota got a failing grade fro
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Jan 30, 2013 11:36
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[Russia] State Duma Passes Anti-Smoking Bill in 2nd Reading

Lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favor of legislation toughening rules for smokers and tobacco sellers, signaling that the bill could be signed into law as soon as next month. In total, 442 State Duma deputies voted for the "anti-tobacco bill
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jan 27, 2013 20:41
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[Bangladesh] Health leaders warn that designated smoking areas threaten public health

Local and international experts warned this week that designated smoking areas in restaurants and workplaces, as allowed in Bangladesh’s proposed Bill for Amending Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act, 2005, will threaten the health of citizen
Asian Tribune
added Jan 26, 2013 05:14
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[Macau] Almost 9000 fined for smoking in public areas

Since January last year and up until Tuesday, a total of 8,913 people had been fined for breaking the city’s smoking ban, the Health Bureau said yesterday. The figure includes both the full smoking ban in public areas and the partial smoking ban inside
Macau Business (mo)
added Jan 17, 2013 07:33
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Lebanon makes resolution not to quit smoking

Last week, some of the estimated 1,000 business owners who have been fined for violations of Law 174 were finally called into court and ordered to pay LL3 million each, Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud told The Daily Star Tuesday. He was speaking following a
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:01
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[Netherlands] More cafes observe smoking ban, but it's still far from total

Some 57% of the Netherlands' bars and cafes now keep to the ban on smoking, compared with 51% in the spring, according to health ministry inspectors. Some 61% of discos and 88% of cafes which serve food are now smoke free, the inspectors said.
Expatica.com (nl)
added Dec 20, 2012 15:07
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[North Dakota] Fargo bar may face charges over 'loophole' in smoking ban

A cigar lounge here that is attempting to skirt the statewide smoking ban may soon be facing legal action. The director of Fargo Cass Public Health said she plans to file a complaint with Cass County prosecutors against the owner of JT Cigarro, who has be
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Dec 20, 2012 14:56
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