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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay's Smokers

"They gathered us all, and officially and without any previous warning, tell us that management had decided to close the factory down," he says. The reason they gave was the excessive regulation of smoking in Uruguay....
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2015 17:11
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[Asia, China] Clearing the air / The capital leads the way in banning smoking in public places

On June 1st stricter rules will be enforced on smoking in public places in Beijing, including bars, offices, stadiums and some outdoor areas such as those of hospitals and schools. Fines for failing to keep such places smoke-free could be as high as 10,00
The Economist
added Apr 7, 2015 13:54
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We’ll let smokers light up in pubs again, says Ukip ($$)

Ukip would overturn the smoking ban as one of its election pledges, the party announced yesterday. Nigel Farage’s party promised to “amend the smoking ban to promote choice for ventilated smoking rooms”, and also set out its opposition to plain cigarette
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 28, 2015 07:41
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[North Carolina] 5 years later, businesses say smoking ban not a problem

Touted as a game changer for a tobacco-producing state, the ban has been embraced to the point it has become a nonissue for most restaurant operators, employees and the public. "Because it was a statewide ban, most people just accepted the limitations fo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 22:51
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[Korea - South] Second-Hand Smoke Recognized As Occupational Hazard For The First Time

The Korean Workers’ Compensation & Welfare Service ruled that Mr. Hyung, an employee with lung cancer, has an occupational illness after working for 35 years at a fire grill restaurant in Korea. This is the first case ever in Korea where a worker’s illne
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:32
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Should Tennessee cities have greater control over tobacco?

A researcher at East Tennessee State University says a 1994 state law has tied the hands of local government officials when it comes to regulating tobacco products. The law prevents cities, towns and counties from going beyond smoking regulations already
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 22, 2014 13:15
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Brazil's Anti-Tobacco Law Means Markedly Fewer Places to Light Up

The legislation bans smoking in enclosed areas open to the public and imposes new restrictions on cigarette advertising. The Anti-Tobacco Law bans the use of any tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, smoking pipes, and water pipes in enclosed area
PanAm Post
added Dec 5, 2014 17:10
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[Singapore] Shisha smoking on decline over past 2 years

Last year, the authorities revoked the outdoor smoking licences of 12 out of 23 shisha cafes in the area for allowing shisha smoking outside designated areas. Under the law, food establishments are allowed to have smoking areas of up to one-fifth of thei
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:43
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[UK] Public want smoking ban for doctors, nurses and dentists

62% of Britons surveyed said they believe health service staff should face enforced restriction on smoking / A OnePoll survey recently commissioned by Nicoccino, the new smokeless way to experience pure nicotine, asked smokers and non-smokers across the
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:59
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[Asia, India] 'Need to act against hookah bars flouting smoke-free norms'

As many as 126 women have been fined for lighting up in public... The State Tobacco Control Department conducted 1,27,330 raids at public places and 2,55,011 raids on public service vehicles during the period and as many as 68,959 men were issued challan
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 6, 2014 13:07
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