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Walker signs Alaska workplace smoking ban

Walker put his pen to Senate Bill 63 Tuesday morning, calling it "a wonderful bill, just a tremendous bill" at the Lucky Wishbone restaurant in downtown Anchorage. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna), protects Alaskans by ensur
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:14
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[Texas] Round Rock may expand indoor smoking ban to include bars

The Round Rock City Council is set to vote Thursday night on possibly taking bars off the list of places that still allow smoking. If the change to the ordinance is approved, a city spokesman said that would affect seven bars in town. The mayor says the
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] ‘Life or death’: Tokyo pub owners fear impact of tougher smoking laws

Under an anti-smoking ordinance adopted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly last month, the 73-year-old owner of a small udon (wheat noodles) restaurant in the Takadanobaba district will soon have to make a choice: declare the entire interior nonsmoking o
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:17
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] ‘Life or death’: Tokyo pub owners fear impact of tougher smoking laws

Under an anti-smoking ordinance adopted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly last month, the 73-year-old owner of a small udon (wheat noodles) restaurant in the Takadanobaba district will soon have to make a choice: declare the entire interior nonsmoking o
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 10, 2018 17:46
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Chiba planning to snuff out most smoking at restaurants

The municipal government here is following the lead of Tokyo, seeking to make the majority of eating and drinking establishments in Chiba smoke-free. Chiba officials have drafted an ordinance to take measures against passive smoking, which are stricter t
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 10, 2018 12:59
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10 years after Illinois went smoke-free, complaints have fallen off

"I checked around, and we haven't written any citations in recent memory," said Melissa Haynes, a crime analyst for the Urbana police. "Anecdotally, we have taken complaints in the past and sent them to public health." In general, local police issue tic
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jul 9, 2018 15:14
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[Iowa] 10 years later: Ames led way on smoking restrictions

Last Sunday, Iowa marked the 10-year anniversary of the state’s Smokefree Air Act, the major public health legislation that went into effect on July 1, 2008, outlawing smoking in public places, at work and restaurants. Over the past week, some leaders i
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Restaurant chains are taking the smoking ban into their own hands

Smoke-free is slowly but surely becoming the new norm for Japanese chain dining. The past six months have seen a handful of prominent family restaurants and fast-food establishments take steps toward banning tobacco from their stores. Italian-themed ea
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:36
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[Canada] Ban on shisha smoking in bars proposed by Edmonton city council committee

A city council committee is proposing banning shisha smoking in public places and commercial spaces like bars and lounges. The move would affect up to 44 hookah bars, lounges and cafes in Edmonton. On Wednesday, the community and public services commit
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:43
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[Canada] Ban on shisha smoking in bars proposed by Edmonton city council committee

A city council committee is proposing banning shisha smoking in public places and commercial spaces like bars and lounges. The move would affect up to 44 hookah bars, lounges and cafes in Edmonton. On Wednesday, the community and public services commit
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:11
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