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[Wisconsin] A look back at 5-year-old ban on indoor workplace smoking

vice president of public affairs for the Wisconsin Restaurant Association has yet to hear that sentiment, despite the controversial nature of the ban at the time it was enacted. “I haven’t heard from a single one who would go back,” Hanson said. “Ask the
Eau Claire (WI) Leader-Telegram
added Jul 8, 2015 21:34

[Australia] SHELL: Tougher smoking bans are here, but it's also time to lift bans on e-cigarettes

I don't smoke. I converted to electric cigarettes...electronic cigarettes have been a godsend. No smell. No litter. No carcinogens. No ugly stains on face and fingers. No shortness of breath. All materials fully recyclable. No complaints from non-smokin
The Age (au)
added Jul 8, 2015 16:22

[Asia, China] One month in, Beijing smoking ban burns on slowly

One month after Beijing introduced a tough smoking ban, 40 organizations and 90 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Friday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2015 17:44

[Wisconsin] July 5 marks five years of smoke-free establishments

"It's hard to believe that smoking conventional cigarettes used to be a regular occurrence in our bars and restaurants," said Wynn Workun, of Fond du Lac. "I can remember my choices of meeting family and friends for a social gathering being very limited
Fond du Lac (WI) Reporter
added Jul 4, 2015 11:35

[Colorado] Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalization in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow what
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2015 15:18

[Asia, China] Beijing holds its breath on effectiveness of smoking ban

Ma Yongsheng, who runs a restaurant in Beijing, canceled a wedding banquet reservation on Monday, as a guest insisted on smoking during the meal. "If we continue to host guests who smoke, we'll surely be fined," Ma said. At Beijing Capital International
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:14


She said you wouldn’t believe the amount of nicotine that was coating the tables, chairs, walls and mirrors. The ban was pretty divisive when first passed, and a few complaints came from regular smokers after Carl’s stopped allowing smoking in the bar,
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 1, 2015 12:03

[Australia] No butts about it: Cancer Council, cafe owners welcome new anti-smoking laws coming into effect

SECOND-hand smoke is off the menu at all outdoor dining venues from next Monday, much to the delight of the Cancer Council and cafe owners like Derek Carver. The new laws, introduced by the State Government, were originally announced in 2012 but come do
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:56

[Pennsylvania] Report: Smoking Rates In Philadelphia Fall To All Time Low

Mayor Michael Nutter says, “My administration has made it a priority to prevent youth from taking up smoking, to help current smokers kick the habit and to protect residents from secondhand smoke in indoor and outdoor spaces.” The report says in 2008, th
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:22

[Australia] Allowing snacks in smoking areas at SA hotels disappointing, waters-down regulations: Cancer Council

says it is disappointed the South Australian Government has backed down from a commitment to make all hotel outdoor eating areas smoke-free by the middle of next year. Health Minister Jack Snelling said venues with designated areas for smokers would be a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 27, 2015 10:26
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