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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00
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[Japan] Stamping out Secondhand Smoke

The Health Ministry hopes to strengthen regulation ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The new measures completely ban indoor smoking in schools, universities and hospitals. Smoking at large restaurants, newly opened businesses, and c
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:57
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Clear the air in workplace

secondhand smoke — particularly when it is inhaled by employees who are exposed in their workplace, such as bars or restaurants — by prohibiting smoking indoors rather than leaving it voluntary. “I would like to think I could walk in to anywhere in the c
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 5, 2018 16:49
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[Florida] A Clearwater lounge brought loads of trouble. The city cracked down. Now, a lawsuit

Clearwater officials see the business as, at best, operating outside its hookah lounge license and, at worst, a harbor for drugs and violence with a blatant disregard for public safety......he alleges the city and neighboring residents are unfairly targe
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Feb 3, 2018 18:57
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Japan's antismoking plan with gaping loophole sparks outcry

Japan's recently unveiled antismoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists as it has a gaping loophole -- basically allowing customers at restaurants and bars to carry on lighting up. The plan released last Tuesday by
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 3, 2018 13:43
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Draft bill to ban indoor smoking rendered meaningless

Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
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[Greece] Greek Health Ministry to Enforce Dormant Anti-Smoking Law

Greece’s Health Minister Andreas Xanthos on Wednesday called on competent authorities to enforce the anti-smoking law, and start strict checks on public places where smoking is being permitted. The 2010 anti-smoking law that bans smoking in closed space
Greek Reporter
added Feb 1, 2018 05:06
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Japan's revised smoking measures threaten smoky 2020 Olympics, critics say

Two Japanese doctors on Wednesday raised concerns about the government’s latest effort to prevent second-hand smoking, saying it could lead to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo being held in an “extremely smoky environment”.
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2018 15:43
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